SPACE FOUNDATION

Advocating for Innovation. Bettering Life on Earth.

Space Foundation is a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, offering a gateway to education, information and collaboration for space exploration and space-inspired industries that define the global space ecosystem.

CENTER FOR INNOVATION AND EDUCATION

Space for you. Space for all.

Center for Innovation and Education, a division of Space Foundation, is a lifelong learning platform for the global space ecosystem that delivers workforce development and economic opportunity for students, teachers, entrepreneurs and professionals via programs offered digitally worldwide or at Discovery Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado...

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

Space Foundation supports Pre-K through 20 students with standards-based curriculum that uses space principles to integrate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in laboratory, classroom and after-school settings.

Space Foundation’s New Generation initiatives target aerospace professionals 35 and younger. The program fosters meaningful, long-term peer relationships by providing access to top space leaders through program opportunities at Space Symposium and throughout the year.

Space Foundation offers space commerce training workshops and a related webinar speaker series. These workshops and webinars provide key insights to address the most common challenges in establishing or expanding space-based technology companies.

Space Foundation provides unique and exclusive membership programs for individuals and corporations to connect and participate with the greater space community.

SPACE FOUNDATION SUCCESS STORIES

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SPACE FOUNDATION FEATURES

News, Press Releases, Podcasts and Videos

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Space4U Podcast: Will Henry – Writer & Producer, “The High Frontier: The Untold Story of Gerard K. O’Neill”

By Andrew de Naray | November 19, 2021

In this episode: We meet Will Henry, award-winning filmmaker, producer and writer of the documentary film The High Frontier: The…

Space4U Podcast: Garrett Harwood – Founder/CEO of Eagle Shield Inc.

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | November 12, 2021

In this episode: We meet Garrett Harwood, founder of Eagle Shield Inc., a premier provider of energy-saving products for home…

Space Foundation To Present First Episode in Virtual 3-Part Series on Climate Change Nov. 17

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | November 11, 2021

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Nov. 11, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, will be hosting…

Space Foundation’s Steve Eisenhart Elected International Astronautical Federation (IAF) Vice President

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | November 3, 2021

Veteran Space Leader Continues To Expand Reach and Impact Globally COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Nov. 3, 2021 — Space Foundation,…

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Space4U Podcast: Libby Jackson – UK Space Agency Human Exploration Programme Manager & “Space Explorers: 25 Extraordinary Stories of Space Exploration and Adventure” Author

By Andrew de Naray | October 29, 2021

In this episode: We meet Libby Jackson, the Human Exploration Programme Manager at the UK Space Agency, and author of…

Space Foundation Awarded $1.5M Grant From Department of Defense Through National Defense Education Program

By Space Foundation Editorial Team | October 28, 2021

Funds directed to grow STEM education, outreach and workforce initiatives Space Foundation is the only nonprofit selected among 15 recipients…

Biweekly Washington, D.C., Update for the Week Ending November 19, 2021

This week in Washington, D.C., President Biden signed the infrastructure bill into law, the Artemis Program faced major schedule updates and discrepancies between NASA’s A-Suite and Office of the Inspector General, Vice President Harris and French President Macron announced a joint space and cybersecurity partnership, and the Russian anti-satellite missile test raised concerns about space…

Biweekly Washington, D.C., Update for the Week Ending November 6, 2021

This week in Washington, D.C., the House allocations of the Build Back Better Act sharply reduced allocations to NASA infrastructure repairs and climate change projects, a federal judge ruled against Blue Origin’s protest of the NASA Human Landing System contract, Space Force introduced a new commercial technology funding program called Orbital Prime, and the Decadal…

Biweekly Washington, D.C., Update for the Week Ending October 22, 2021

This week in Washington, the Senate Appropriations Committee exceeded NASA’s budget request for FY22 but only added $100 million to be spent on the Human Landing System, the Lucy mission successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Congress hosted two hearings on the future of deep space travel and international partnerships, and William Shatner went where very…

Shelli Brunswick Interview with Gabriella Goddard, Coaching Director at Brainsparker Leadership Academy

In this episode, join Shelli Brunswick, COO of Space Foundation, as we meet Gabriella Goddard,  Coaching Director at Brainsparker Leadership Academy. Gabriella is an  international Executive Coach, Leadership Development expert and author, with over 18 years of experience developing leaders and managers to be catalysts of innovation, leaders of high performing teams and pioneers of…

Biweekly Washington, D.C., Update for the Week Ending October 8, 2021

This week in Washington, the Senate voted to extend the debt ceiling, NASA reassigned Astronauts Nicole Mann and John Cassada from Boeing’s Starliner flight to the SpaceX Crew-5 mission, and the HPSCI approved the creation of a separate National Space Intelligence Center. Space Foundation Online Content Women in Space: The Dr. Sally Ride Quarter Story Space…

Apply Now To Become a Space Foundation International Teacher Liaison

Application deadline: Oct. 30, 2021 Program has provided new skills/strategies to 300-plus global members since 2004 Educators connect with peers who use space-inspired education in the classroom COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 30, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that it is accepting…