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Volunteer at the Space Foundation

We are seeking excited, motivated space lovers to volunteer at the Space Foundation headquarters in Colorado Springs. As a 401c(3) nonprofit, we could not do the work we do without the generous and tireless support of volunteers. If you are interested in space, this is the place to be. We provide meaningful work for our…

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Free Admission for 25 Military Families to Discovery Center’s Apollo 11 Anniversary Celebration

Thanks to premier sponsor Raytheon, the Space Foundation Discovery Center will offer free admission to the first 25 military families in line when doors open at 10:00 a.m. on July 20 for the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration. This full-day event will feature a variety of indoor and outdoor activities for all ages to commemorate the…

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Summer of Discovery Opens at Space Foundation Discovery Center

A reception for Passport Members and invited guests last night launched the opening of the Space Foundation Discovery Center’s annual Summer of Discovery program. This summer’s theme is Build! and the activities and exhibits help visitors imagine what it would be like to live and explore on Mars by tinkering, building and experimenting. Summer of…

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Astronaut Inspires Students and Parents at Huntsville Space in the Community

The Space Foundation sent one of its education teams to Huntsville, Ala., this week to deliver a Space in the Community program to six schools there, funded by Lockheed Martin.   The Space in the Community activities included presentations by former NASA astronaut Lt. Col. Duane “Digger” Carey, USAF (Ret.), pictured right. Space Foundation educators…

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Lockheed Martin Funds Space Foundation STEM Program in Huntsville

Today, the Space Foundation’s Space in the Community program began in Huntsville, Ala., thanks to funding by Lockheed Martin. Space in the Community is designed to help a community develop a STEM education and career pipeline to grow a community’s organic workforce and strengthen economic development. The program inspires students through hands-on activities, enables teacher support…

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Volunteer with the Space Foundation

We are seeking excited, motivated space lovers to volunteer at the Space Foundation headquarters in Colorado Springs. As a 401c(3) nonprofit, we could not do the work we do without the generous and tireless support of volunteers. If you are interested in space, this is the place to be. We provide meaningful work for our…

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Senate Resolution Recognizes 35th Space Symposium

The General Assembly of the State of Colorado recently adopted Senate Resolution SJR19-008, Concerning the Recognition of the 35th Space Symposium and Celebrating the Premier International Space Policy and Program Forum. The Resolution was adopted by the General Assembly during its 2019 legislative session and reads as follows: SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION 19-008 2019 BY SENATOR(S) Lundeen, Gardner,…

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Space Foundation 2018 Annual Report

Since 1983, the Space Foundation has been dedicated to inspiring, educating, advocating, and connecting on behalf of the space community. As a charitable organization, we are committed to engaging the public, private, nonprofit, academic, and other sectors pursuing world-changing endeavors that benefit the public interest. In this, we bring together a diverse, international space community…

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Meet Geoff Chester in the Latest Space4U Podcast

In this episode: We meet Geoff Chester, the Public Affairs Officer (PAO) for the United States Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C., a position he has held since 1997.  Prior to joining the Observatory Geoff worked for the Smithsonian Institution’s Albert Einstein Planetarium in positions that ranged from Special Effects Technician to Staff Astronomer.    Chester shares…

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Space Foundation Hosts New Generation Space Leaders Event at Kennedy Space Center

The Space Foundation’s New Generation Space Leaders program helps young professionals, age 35 or younger, advance their careers through mentoring opportunities with senior industry leaders, networking events and presentations. On March 6, the Space Foundation hosted a New Generation young professionals event at Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex that focused on workforce opportunities on the…

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