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Transcript: Space4U podcast, Trevor Bennett

Hello, this is Andrew de Naray with the Space Foundation. And you’re listening to the Space4U podcast. Space4U is designed to tell the stories of the people who make space exploration today more accessible to all. Our guest today is Dr. Trevor Bennett. Trevor is a co-founder of Starfish Space, a software robotics, and autonomous…

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Sierra Space and Rhodium Scientific Sign Agreement Exploring Viability of Science Operations on Sierra Space LIFE™ Habitat

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LOUISVILLE, CO., June 16, 2021 – Sierra Space Corporation (Sierra Space), the new commercial space subsidiary of global aerospace and national security leader Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), today announced the signing of a joint agreement with Rhodium Scientific, an innovative provider of space microgravity science mission and logistics services. Specializing in space-based scientific research, Rhodium Scientific will test…

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Space Foundation Honors NASA Photographer Bill Ingalls With 2021 Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award

Awardee Has Documented the US Space Program for Over Three Decades as Senior Contract Photographer for NASA Headquarters COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — June 16, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced Bill Ingalls as the recipient of the 2021 Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach…

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Space Foundation Selects NASA JPL Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Flight Team To Receive 2021 John L. ’Jack’ Swigert Jr. Award for Space Exploration

Team Changed History and Perceptions About the Possibilities and Tools Available To Explore Other Planets COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — June 9, 2021 —  Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, is proud to announce the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Mars Ingenuity Flight Team as the recipient of…

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Transcript: Space4U podcast, Lori Garver & Courtney Stadd

Hello, this is Rich Cooper with the Space Foundation. The conversation you’re about to hear was recorded prior to the events that transpired at the United States Capitol building on January 6th, 2021 — events that would have certainly impacted the discussion. You’re about to hear, although this recording predates those events, the collateral effects…

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Transcript: Space4U podcast, Sarah Cruddas

Hi there. I’m Rich Cooper with the Space Foundation. And this is the Space4U podcast, our series of conversations with the various men and women that are part of today’s space community and driving it forward to do even greater things. Today, I’m joined by Sarah Cruddas via Zoom who lives in the United Kingdom.…

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Transcript: Space4U podcast, Sarah Noble

Hello, this is Andrew de Naray with the Space Foundation. And you’re listening to the Space4U podcast. Space4U is designed to tell the stories of the amazing people who make today’s space exploration possible. Our guest today is Dr. Sarah Noble. Sarah is a planetary geologist at NASA headquarters in Washington, DC, and she is…

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Space Foundation Hosts ‘Women in Space Series: The Future of Space Architecture’ on its Symposium 365 Digital Platform

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — June 8, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, will present another virtual program in its “Women in Space Series” focusing on the future of space architecture. The event is hosted by Symposium 365, the premier source for media and events in the global space ecosystem, offering…

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Sierra Space Advances its Storable Liquid Propulsion System

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LOUISVILLE, Colo. (June 7, 2021) – Sierra Space, the new commercial space subsidiary of global aerospace and national security leader Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), successfully completed testing of its hypergolic, or storable, liquid rocket propulsion system for orbit transfer, maneuvering and guidance control. Sierra Space’s patented VORTEX® engine cooling technology enables a compact and highly reliable propulsion system that can…

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Space Foundation Announces Winners of the 11th Annual International Student Art Contest

2021 Theme: How Space Technology Helps Improve Life on Earth 25 winners selected out of submissions from 88 countries More than 4,500 entries submitted Space Achievement Award winner is Miriam from Mexico COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — June 7, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today…

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