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Volunteer Spotlight: Gordon Beacon

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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 that we do without the generous and tireless support of our volunteers. This week, we are featuring Space Foundation Discovery Center volunteer Gordon Beacon. Gordon was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada,…

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Space4U Podcast: Lori Garver & Courtney Stadd — Former Presidential Transition Staff Members

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In this episode: Space4U welcomes two veterans of Presidential transitions to discuss the process and how it relates to the U.S. space program. For a balanced perspective, we’re joined by former transition staff members from both Democratic and Republican administrations. Lori Garver served as NASA’s Deputy Administrator during the Obama Administration from 2009–2013, as well…

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Ozmens’ SNC Dream Chaser® Spaceplane Reflected in New Novel by International Bestselling Author Patricia Cornwell

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“Spin” is the Second Book in the Captain Calli Chase Series SPARKS, Nev. (January 12, 2021) – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security company owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, is seeing fact and fiction come together with the reflection of its Dream Chaser spaceplane in the new novel, “Spin,” by international…

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Space4U Podcast: Sarah Cruddas – Space Journalist

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In this episode: We meet Sarah Cruddas, an accomplished space journalist, international TV host, and award-winning author from the United Kingdom. A global thought leader in the growing commercial space sector, Sarah’s many talents and her background in astrophysics have led her to opportunities such as being a host for “Contact” on Discovery Channel and…

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New Educational Collaboration Announced Between Space Foundation and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space

  Space Foundation’s Teacher Liaison program and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space’s Space Station Ambassador Program are joining forces New collaboration will double the impact of existing educational programs Partnership extends the reach of programs to 1,000-plus educators and tens of thousands of students worldwide COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 17,…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Delivers Key Space and Defense Capabilities for the Nation During 2020

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2020 – Major contract awards to support the nation’s heavy-lift exploration rocket and next-generation strategic deterrent programs were among the 2020 highlights for Aerojet Rocketdyne. Other contributors to another successful year in service to the nation were additional breakthroughs and contract awards in space exploration, missile defense, hypersonics and national security…

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Space Foundation Presents 2020 Space Achievement Awards to the International Space Station Partners

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 16, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for nearly 40 years, presented its 2020 Space Achievement Awards in a virtual ceremony to the five space agencies that have led the International Space Station (ISS) program since its inception: Canadian Space Agency (CSA) for Canada European Space Agency…

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Space Foundation Announces Addition of Frank Culbertson to Its Board of Directors

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 14, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for 37 years, today announced a new at-large member to its board of directors. Retired aerospace executive, NASA astronaut, and U.S. Navy officer, Frank Culbertson, Jr., has been appointed to a three-year term beginning Oct. 30, 2020. In announcing Culbertson’s…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Ken Bond

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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 that we do without the generous and tireless support of our volunteers. This week, we are featuring Space Foundation Discovery Center volunteer Ken Bond. Professionally, Ken spent five years as a…

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Shelli Brunswick, Space Foundation COO, Receives ‘Diversity & Inclusion Officer/Role Model of the Year’ Accolade at WomenTech Global Awards 2020

Brunswick among honorees selected out of 2,238 nominees from 153 countries Dec. 3 virtual ceremony celebrated 100,000 women, minorities, and allies in tech WomenTech is the world’s largest community for women in tech, with 4,500-plus ambassadors representing 161 countries COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 10, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for…

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