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Volunteer Spotlight: Connie Munson

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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 Connie Munson. Connie was born and raised in Colorado,…

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Peraton Extends Commitment to Provide Orbital Analysis Support to Space Force

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Herndon, VA – October 27, 2020 – Peraton has been awarded a recompete award by the U.S. Space Force to provide orbital analysis (OA) subject matter expertise (SME) support and OA and orbital management training for a variety of missions supporting the Peterson-Schriever Garrison (P-S GAR) headquartered in Colorado. The contract is worth up to…

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L3Harris Technologies to Fund Space Foundation Virtual STEM Education Program

First Virtual ‘Space in the Community’ Episodes to Offer STEM Lessons for Students and Educators, Beginning Nov. 9 Live episodes featuring former NASA astronaut Col. Paul Lockhart Webisodes to include STEM lesson plan tutorials for educators L3Harris engineer interviews to inspire students in STEM subjects COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 29, 2020 — In its…

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Space Policy Pod – Episode 13: (Kelvin Coleman, FAA)

This podcast discussion features Kelvin Coleman, the FAA’s deputy associate administrator for commercial space transportation. His office is responsible for licensing commercial operators for space launch and re-entry. Prior to joining AST more than 20 years ago, Mr. Coleman worked for the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command as both a systems engineer, and as a…

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Space4U Podcast: Katharine Forth – Zibrio

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In this episode: We meet Dr. Katharine Forth, CEO of Zibrio, the creator of the SmartScale for balance. She earned a doctorate in motor control and has conducted a postdoctoral fellowship at NASA. Katey is also a world-champion athlete, and as an expert in postural stability, she has created award-winning balance training programs for older…

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EOS Data Analytics to Launch a Satellite with Dragonfly Multispectral Imagers in 2022

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EOS Data Analytics has announced the conclusion of an agreement with Dragonfly Aerospace for the delivery of two HR-250 high-performance multispectral imagers. A satellite equipped with the Dragonfly imagers will be launched into Low Earth Orbit (LEO) early in 2022. The side-by-side payloads will allow for the creation of wide swath images in 7 spectral…

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Volunteer Spotlight: George Gorman

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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 George Gorman. George was born in Chicago and raised…

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Space Policy Pod – Episode 12: (Alexander MacDonald, NASA)

This podcast discussion features Alex Macdonald, NASA’s chief economist. He also serves as program executive of the International Space Station National Lab. He was previously the Senior Economic Advisor in the Office of the Administrator and was the founding program executive of NASA’s Emerging Space Office. Dr. Macdonald is a former executive staff specialist on…

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“Space Symposium 365” Schedule Released: New Online, All-Digital Platform Delivers Exclusive Content for the Space Community

Provides Year-Round Programming Featuring Space Leaders, Insight, and Connections Initiative offers programs similar to those of the annual Space Symposium October schedule includes presentations from Apollo 13 legend Gene Kranz, NASA, the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Space Force, and National Reconnaissance Office Future programs will feature the ISS partners and Expedition One crew, leadership of…

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“The Space Report” Finds Commercial Space Revenue Climbs to $336.89 Billion in 2019

Despite COVID-19 Disruption, Investment in Space Tops $6B in Q3 2020: Report  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 13, 2020 — In the newest quarterly issue of The Space Report, Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for 37 years, announced that space investment in Q3 2020 gained strength with more than $6 billion gained through…

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