Space Watch: Global Space

One way to excite children about a future in space is to ask them to create their vision of space. The 2017 Space Foundation International Student Art Contest is doing just that by inviting children around the world to create art based on the theme "Space Through My Eyes..."
Space Foundation Chief Operating Officer and Acting CEO Shelli Brunswick spoke at the 18th Global Women in Leadership Economic Forum, held in Dubai Oct. 24 and 25. She was part of the panel addressing "Where are the women: A look at male-dominated fields." A focus of her message was how the Space Foundation's education programs are supporting girls in the fields of science, technology,… Read more
The Space Foundation is continually expanding its global horizons, connecting with space leaders and customers from around the world at a varity of events, including the 67th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), held in Guadalajara, Mexico, Sept. 26-30.
The goal with selecting judges for the Space Foundation's annual International Student Art Contest is to choose talented, trained, professional artists from diverse backgrounds who can contribute various perspectives to the daunting task of sorting through thousands of artwork entries.Artwork submitted for the 2017 contest will be reviewed by a panel of outstanding artists, including:
Late in the evening of Sept. 15 in China, the uncrewed Tiangong-2 spacecraft headed into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi Desert.
Declared in 1999 by the United Nations, World Space Week is celebrated internationally each year Oct. 4 through Oct. 10. World Space Week is one of the largest public space events on Earth, with more than 1,800 events in 73 countries celebrating the benefits and exploration of space, according to the World Space Week organization. The theme for the 2016 event is “Remote Sensing – Enabling Our… Read more
This fall, the Space Foundation will send its largest delegation to the 67th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), to be held in Guadalajara, Mexico, Sept. 26-30. Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham will lead a team representing the Space Foundation's policy, corporate services, customer relations and New Generation Space Leaders programs to conduct a number of special activities at the… Read more
In 2010, artist Nancy Reed was hired by the Space Foundation for the new position of Director - Marketing. As an artist, Reed saw children's love of art as a way for them to use imagination to envision space in their lives and in their future. What started in 2011 as a modest art contest with 150 entries, mostly from the Space Foundation's home state of Colorado, quickly grew under Reed's… Read more
The Space Foundation's flagship publication The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity is often cited as a source in news reports about the global space industry. The Space Report is published annually by the Space Foundation, and contains worldwide space facts and figures, and is illustrated with photographs, charts and graphs.
Nader Sabry, CEO and founder of TIMEZ5 Global Inc., was interviewed by The National recently for his views on how to inspire children to become innovators. Referring to his own experience as a father and space technology entrepreneur, Sabry said he feels it's important for children to have free expression, even to misbehave, to discover their creativity.

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