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Volunteer Spotlight: Gayle Yamazaki

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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 Gayle Yamazaki Gayle did a variety of work during…

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Space Foundation Selects Aerospace Pioneer Patti Grace Smith To Receive the 2021 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

Recipient Overcame Racial Barriers To Develop Model for Private Human Spaceflight and Space Regulation Used by Nations Around the World Today COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — June 2, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that Patti Grace Smith has been selected as the recipient…

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Transcript: Space4U podcast, Erin Macdonald

Hello. I am Colleen Kiernan 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. Today. We are joined by Erin Macdonald. Dr. Erin Macdonald is an astrophysicist, writing consultant, voice actor, and host of the online…

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Transcript: Space4U podcast, John Olver

I am Carah Barbarick with the Space Foundation, and you’re listening to the Space4U podcast. Space4U for you is designed to tell the stories of the amazing people who make today’s space exploration possible. Today, we are joined by Dr. John Olver from Emisshield. Dr. Olver is the President CEO and Founder of Emisshield incorporated…

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Transcript: Space4U podcast, Dylan Taylor

Hello, I’m 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. Today we are joined by Dylan Taylor, who is an active pioneer in the space exploration industry as a CEO, investor, thought…

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Transcript: Space4U podcast, Katharine Forth

Hello. I am Carah Barbarick 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. Today. We are joined by Dr. Katharine Forth from Zibrio, The Balance Scale. Katharine Forth, the CEO, has a doctorate in motor…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Delivers 1,000th Propulsion System for Multi-Mission PAC-3 MSE Missile

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CAMDEN, Ark., May 20, 2021 – Aerojet Rocketdyne has delivered the 1,000th propulsion system for the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missile, the enhanced version of the combat-proven PAC-3. “Aerojet Rocketdyne is proud to provide the propulsion that has powered the PAC-3 air defense missile system since its inception,” said Eileen P. Drake,…

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Firefly Aerospace Awards Contract to SpaceX to Launch Blue Ghost Mission to Moon in 2023

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CEDAR PARK, TEXAS – May 20, 2021 – Firefly Aerospace Inc., a leading provider of economical and dependable launch vehicles, spacecraft, and in-space services, announced today that it has awarded a contract to SpaceX to launch its Blue Ghost lunar lander in 2023. Blue Ghost will be carrying 10 payloads for NASA’s Commercial Lunar Payload…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Derek Mosley

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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 Derek Mosley. Derek served as an Air Force Space…

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Ball Aerospace-Microsoft Team Completes Demonstrations of Cloud-Based Data Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination

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BOULDER, Colo., May. 19, 2021 — Ball Aerospace, in collaboration with Microsoft, successfully completed a series of demonstrations showing the viability of using commercial cloud computing to process and securely deliver actionable information quickly to those who need it, whether they are in a ground station, command center or on the battlefield. Enabled by the Defense Innovation Unit’s (DIU)…

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