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Volunteer with the Space Foundation

We are seeking excited, motivated space lovers to volunteer at the Space Foundation headquarters in Colorado Springs. As a 401c(3) nonprofit, we could not do the work we do without the generous and tireless support of volunteers. If you are interested in space, this is the place to be. We provide meaningful work for our…

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Senate Resolution Recognizes 35th Space Symposium

The General Assembly of the State of Colorado recently adopted Senate Resolution SJR19-008,┬áConcerning the Recognition of the 35th Space Symposium and Celebrating the Premier International Space Policy and Program Forum.┬áThe Resolution was adopted by the General Assembly during its 2019 legislative session and reads as follows: SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION 19-008 2019 BY SENATOR(S) Lundeen, Gardner,…

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Space Foundation 2018 Annual Report

Since 1983, the Space Foundation has been dedicated to inspiring, educating, advocating, and connecting on behalf of the space community. As a charitable organization, we are committed to engaging the public, private, nonprofit, academic, and other sectors pursuing world-changing endeavors that benefit the public interest. In this, we bring together a diverse, international space community…

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Meet Geoff Chester in the Latest Space4U Podcast

In this episode: We meet Geoff Chester, the Public Affairs Officer (PAO) for the United States Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C., a position he has held since 1997.  Prior to joining the Observatory Geoff worked for the Smithsonian Institution’s Albert Einstein Planetarium in positions that ranged from Special Effects Technician to Staff Astronomer.    Chester shares…

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Space Foundation Hosts New Generation Space Leaders Event at Kennedy Space Center

The Space Foundation’s New Generation Space Leaders program helps young professionals, age 35 or younger, advance their careers through mentoring opportunities with senior industry leaders, networking events and presentations. On March 6, the Space Foundation hosted a New Generation young professionals event at Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex that focused on workforce opportunities on the…

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Space4U Podcast: Meet Dr. Anita Greenberg

In this episode:

We meet Dr. Anita Greenberg, the COO and VP for Academics for Opifex Global out of Georgetown, Texas.

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Space4U Podcast: Meet Dr. Kavya Manyapu

Dr. Kavya Manyapu – Flight Crew Operations and Test Engineer In this episode, we meet Dr. Kavya Manyapu, a Space Scientist working in Flight Crew Operations and Testing for the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft.  Dr. Manyapu currently serves as the Regional Officer for a United Nations organization called Space Generation Advisory Council. She is passionate about…

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Statement from Tom Zelibor, CEO, Space Foundation, on the Passing of Mickey Hartinger

“Any room Mickey Hartinger ever entered, lit up with her warmth, heart and boundless energy. That kind of character created opportunity and possibilities for anyone in her ‘orbit,’ and at the Space Foundation, we were fortunate to have her as one of our most ardent supporters. Her passion for our mission, and in particular the…

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Space Foundation Holds Space Commerce Workshop in Daytona Beach

Senator Tom Wright (R – Dist. 14) attended today’s Space Foundation Space Commerce Workshop in Daytona Beach, Fla. Partnering with the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), the Space Foundation is presenting the one-day workshops for minority business* leaders and other aspiring space industry entrepreneurs. Each workshop session addresses the most common challenges companies face as…

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Register Now for Washington, D.C., Space Commerce Workshop

Openings are still available in the Space Foundation’s Washington, D.C., Space Commerce Workshop for minority business owners.* The Space Foundation is offering this series of workshops across the U.S., funded by a grant from the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), with the goal of bringing minority business owners into the greater space commerce community. Technological…

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