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Space Foundation Postpones 36th Space Symposium

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 13, 2020) — The Space Foundation issued a statement today announcing the 36th Space Symposium, previously scheduled for March 30 – April 2, 2020, has been postponed: “The Space Foundation is working with its partners, The Broadmoor, the City of Colorado Springs, and its members and other key stakeholders to identify future…

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Lockheed Martin to Receive First Space Foundation Athena Education Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 12, 2020) – This year, the Space Foundation is introducing a new annual recognition, the Athena Education Award, created to celebrate and honor the spirit, leadership, and work of a recognized partner of the Space Foundation’s worldwide education mission. As the Greek goddess of knowledge and wisdom, Athena sought to share…

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Public Invited to Reserve Tickets Now for Women’s Global Gathering Luncheon

Luncheon will feature Sensoria I HI-SEAS Mars Simulation mission crew panel To be held April 2, during 36th Space Symposium at The Broadmoor Reserve tickets in advance COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 5, 2020) – The public is invited to register now to attend the Space Foundation’s fourth annual Women’s Global Gathering Luncheon at The Broadmoor…

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Kaci Heins, Space Center Houston, is 2020 Recipient of the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 20, 2020) — Kaci Heins, Space Center University Director at Space Center Houston, has been selected to receive the 2020 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. The award, named for Mercury and Apollo astronaut Alan Shepard, is presented jointly by the Space Foundation, the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), and the National Aeronautics…

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Audio Conference Bridge Technology, Apollo 70 Cardiac Care Monitoring System, and Traveling-Wave Tube Amplifier are 2020 Space Technology Hall of Fame Inductees

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 18, 2020) — The Space Foundation’s 36th Space Symposium will celebrate the induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® of three innovations developed for space that now improve life on Earth. The 2020 inductees are: Audio Conference Bridge Technology Apollo 70 Cardiac Care Monitoring System Traveling-Wave Tube Amplifier The induction…

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NASA JPL InSight-Mars Cube One Teams to Receive 2020 John L. “Jack” Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 13, 2020) – The Space Foundation announced today it will present the 2020 John L. “Jack” Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration to the teams that jointly worked on the first mission to directly study the deep interior of Mars. On April 2, during the closing dinner of the 36th Space…

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Space Foundation Recognizes China and the International Space Station in Announcing the Two 2020 Space Achievement Award Recipients

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 10, 2020) – The Space Foundation will honor two outstanding achievements in space with this year’s Space Achievement Award. The award is presented each spring during the Space Foundation’s Space Symposium, held at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. Chang’e 4 The China National Space Administration is being recognized for achieving…

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Smithsonian Institution’s National Air & Space Museum to Receive Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 6, 2020) – As the world celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing in the summer of 2019, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air & Space Museum (NASM) revolutionized the way the public could remember, honor, and share that life-changing moment. Partnered with 59 Productions, the NASM team brought…

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“State of Space” at National Press Club

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 5, 2020) — Space Foundation will be hosting a “State of Space” event Tuesday, Feb. 11, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., at the National Press Club, 529 14th Street Northwest, Washington, D.C. Following brief opening remarks by Space Foundation CEO Tom Zelibor, Christian Davenport of the The Washington Post will moderate a…

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Space Foundation Names Keystone Compliance Space Certification™ Program Partner

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 5, 2020) — The Space Foundation builds awareness of the benefits of space through its Space Certification™ program, which demonstrates how space technologies improve life on Earth and makes space more interesting and accessible to everyone. The most recent company to become a Space Foundation Space Certification partner is Pennsylvania-based Keystone…

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