Your Gifts At Work
In 2012, your generosity helped us inspire and engage thousands of students, teachers, residents and tourists by supporting:
- The Space Foundation Discovery Center
- The Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere® (SOS)
- The El Pomar Space Gallery Launch to the Moon exhibit
- Sphere SOS-based courses for PreK-12 students
- AGI Space Missions Simulator and Mars Yard Robotics courses
- STARS school programs
- Space Across the Curriculum space-themed educational programs and hands-on tools for teachers
- Popular Audience with an Astronaut sessions for schools and youth groups
- Career development programs
- Tours of space exhibits for schools and youth groups
- New Horizons STEM-based community education programs
Do you believe that space is important ... that innovation is essential to our country?
- Support the Space Foundation Discovery Center where people can learn about space, science and discovery
- Provide a scholarship so that a teacher - or more than one - can participate in a Space Across the Curriculum course, providing tools to motivate students to develop STEM skills and, perhaps, to grow up to become a scientist, mathematician, engineer, teacher - or even an astronaut
- Provide hands-on after-school and in-school STEM-focused student enrichment programs
- Give low-income kids the opportunity to participate in AGI Space Missions Simulator courses, where they'll learn STEM principles while using te same systems space professionals use
- Introduce students to robotics at our Mars Yard Robotics Lab or through school robotics clubs
- Bring communities, families, students and schools together through New Horizons programs
- Provide materials for hands-on technology teaching - even robotics kits - for classroom, schools or libraries
Inspire, Enable and Propel
Since 1983, the non-profit Space Foundation has been the champion of the space industry, providing a non-biased viewpoint and thorough, credible research and analysis; building science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills; increasing awareness of the benefits space brings to life on Earth; supporting the economically vital space industry; and helping aspiring young professionals achieve their dreams.
The Space Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that depends on philanthropy to continue our important mission to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity.