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Space4U Podcast: Meredith Garofalo – WeatherNation

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In this episode: We meet Meredith Garofalo, an award-winning Certified Broadcast Meteorologist who is part of the team at the WeatherNation TV network. She’s also co-chair of the AMS Station Scientist Committee, which focuses on raising greater awareness and outreach to promote science education for the community. She has earned a bachelor’s degree in Meteorology…

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Space Technology Hall of Fame Nomination Period Extended

Submission Deadline Now September 1 Recognize life-changing technologies emerging from space programs Nominate up to three technologies using an online form Inductees honored in a special ceremony at the Space Symposium COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — August 10, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for 37 years, today announced that the deadline to…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Tom Mullikin

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These Volunteer Spotlight articles profile some of the interesting and dedicated people who make Space Foundation programs possible. We could not do the work we do without the generous and tireless support of our volunteers. This week, we are featuring Space Foundation Discovery Center volunteer Tom Mullikin. Tom has always been interested in astronomy and…

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Global Space Economy Grows in 2019 to $423.8 Billion, The Space Report 2020 Q2 Analysis Shows

Combined Activity in Government Spending and Commercial Revenue Has Jumped 73% in the Last Decade, According to Newest Analysis from Space Foundation COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 30, 2020) — The global space economy in 2019 grew more than $9 billion over the previous year, reaching $423.8 billion, according to new findings published by Space Foundation’s…

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Ozmens’ SNC Supports NASA on SNC’s 14th Mission to Mars

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NASA’s Perseverance Rover will search for past microbial life, take surface samples SPARKS, Nev. (July 28, 2020) – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, has contributed eight unique components being used on NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover, including parts that enable the rover’s safe…

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NASA Perseverance’s Mission to Mars Propelled by Aerojet Rocketdyne

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 28, 2020 – Aerojet Rocketdyne is playing a critical role in NASA’s latest mission to the red planet. NASA’s Mars 2020 mission with the Perseverance Rover is slated to launch on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on July 30. Designed to better…

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Space4U Podcast: Danielle Dallas Roosa – Back to Space

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In this episode: We meet Danielle Dallas Roosa, Cofounder & Chief Communications Officer of Back to Space, a transmedia organization aiming to inspire more interest in space, science, and technology among young people. The granddaughter of Apollo 14 astronaut Stuart Roosa and daughter of F-16 fighter pilot Jack Roosa, Danielle graduated from UMass Amherst, interning…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Marissa Blum

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These Volunteer Spotlight articles profile some of the interesting and dedicated people who make Space Foundation programs possible. We could not do the work we do without the generous and tireless support of our volunteers. This week, we are featuring Space Foundation Discovery Center volunteer Marissa Blum. Marissa was born in Chicago, Ill., and she…

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Space Foundation Presents: Live Webinar on Mars Perseverance Mission with NASA Leaders, July 20.

Features NASA Administrator, Jim Bridenstine;  NASA Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen; NASA JPL Director, Dr. Mike Watkins; and JPL Project Manager, MiMi Aung Updates on the Mars Perseverance mission, currently scheduled to launch July 30 Speakers will be available for a question and answer session via hashtag #askSF COLORADO SPRINGS,…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Quinn DeBates

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These Volunteer Spotlight articles profile some of the interesting and dedicated people who make Space Foundation programs possible. We could not do the work we do without the generous and tireless support of our volunteers. This week, we are featuring Space Foundation Discovery Center volunteer Quinn DeBates. Quinn was born in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, but…

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