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Symposium Panel to Feature 10 World Space Agency Leaders

The first panel presentation of the Space Foundation’s four-day 33rd Space Symposium will be a discussion of the most pressing global space issues by the world’s top space agency leaders. Confirmed leaders who will be joining the panel include: Mohammad Nasser Al Ahbabi, Ph.D., Director General, United Arab Emirates Space Agency Gwang-Rae Cho, Ph.D., President,…

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2016: A Year in Review

It’s been an exciting year for the global space industry. Let’s take a look at some amazing 2016 space moments! March 1: The Launch of ExoMars. A joint ESA-Roscosmos mission to Mars, ExoMars left the Earth at 9:31 UTC on March 1, 2016, from Baikonur Kazakhstan. The Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) and Schiaparelli took a…

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Space Foundation Receives More Than 3,000 Artwork Submissions

The 7th Annual Space Foundation International Student Art Contest came to a close Nov. 15, with a total of 3,099 entries from 50 countries, and 31 states in the United States. Now that the contest has closed for entries, the artwork has transitioned into the three-stage judging process to narrow the entries down to 25…

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Space Foundation COO Speaks at 18th Global Women in Leadership Economic Forum in Dubai

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…

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2017 International Student Art Contest Reflects "Space Through My Eyes…"

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…” The 2017 contest began accepting artwork…

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Judges Announced for 2017 International Student Art Contest

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,…

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Space Foundation Photos from the 67th International Astronautical Congress

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. Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham (pictured below) led the largest team to attend the IAC from the Space…

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World Space Week 2016 DIY Activities

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.…

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Successful Launch for Tiangong-2 Space Lab

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. Tiangong-2 is a space station laboratory that China plans to have up and running in the early 2020s. This is China’s second space station, and one step in the…

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International Art Contest Inspires Thousands of Students Worldwide to Envision the Possibilities of Space

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…

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