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Space Foundation Signs MoU with O2K Limited to Explore UAE, MENA Opportunities

NewSpace Economy European Expo Forum, Fiera di Roma, Rome, 12 December 2019 — The Space Foundation and O2K Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding during the NewSpace ExpoForum in Rome, Italy, to jointly promote Space-focused STEM outreach and related B2B opportunities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE); Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. O2K Limited…

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Lower Launch Costs, New Partnerships Spur Spaceport Development around the World, The Space Report Q4 Analysis Determines

40 spaceport sites are now active and nearly two dozen are in development or proposed COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 12, 2019) — At the dawn of the Space Age, when the Soviet Union launched Sputnik and the United States raced to catch up, the ensuing years became a financial slugfest between two behemoth countries. According…

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Space Foundation International Teacher Liaison Program Adds 39 Educators for 2020

Includes six new international teachers from India, Mexico, and Puerto Rico Elite educator program promotes space-related STEM education Teachers will participate in the 36th Space Symposium COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Dec. 3, 2019) — The Space Foundation has selected 39 outstanding educators to join its Teacher Liaison program in 2020, including six international applicants from India, Mexico,…

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L3Harris Technologies to Fund Space Foundation STEM Programs at Six Colorado Springs Schools

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 21, 2019) – Thanks to funding by L3Harris Technologies, the Space Foundation will present its Space in the Community (SITC) program at six Colorado Springs schools in December. SITC is an immersive program for students, parents, teachers, and community members to reinforce the importance of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)…

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Nominations Open for the New Generation National Security Scholarship Recognizing Former Space Foundation Board Chairman, Admiral James O. Ellis, Jr.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 21, 2019) – Upon completion of his term in 2017, the Space Foundation established a special scholarship recognizing former Board Chairman Admiral James O. Ellis, Jr.’s, commitment and support of New Generation leaders and Space Foundation programs. The scholarship, named the Admiral James O. Ellis, Jr., New Generation National Security Scholarship, is…

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Space Foundation Names Narbis Space Certification™ Program Partner

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 14, 2019) — Much of the technology we use daily was originally developed for space exploration and later adapted to benefit our lives on Earth. The Space Foundation’s Space Certification Program awards a “seal of approval” to companies whose products and services can demonstrate a viable link to the space program,…

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Commercial Space Revenue Climbs to All-Time High of $328.86 Billion, The Space Report Reveals in Q3 Analysis

Global STEM Education and International Disparity in STEM Degrees Also Detailed in Latest Edition from the Space Foundation COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 31, 2019) — Revenues from global commercial space activity in 2018 climbed to their highest level ever and now make up nearly 80% of the total global space industry, according to new findings…

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Space Foundation Announces Changes to Its Board of Directors

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 30, 2019) – The Board of Directors of the Space Foundation met today and approved the following changes to its Board, effective Oct. 30, 2019. Executive Committee The following Executive Committee terms will expire in 2021: Elected to Chairwoman – Kathryn C. Thornton, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, University of Virginia, former NASA…

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Take Advantage of Complimentary Registration for Youngstown Space Commerce Business Growth Workshop

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 24, 2019) — The Space Foundation is offering a rare opportunity to participate in a free training workshop focusing on emerging business opportunities in the rapidly growing space-based technology markets. This one-day workshop will provide key insights into space commerce and address the most common challenges companies face in growing their…

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Educators: Apply by Jan. 10 for the 2020 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 16, 2019) – Educators who have demonstrated a commitment to inspiring students’ interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) may apply now to receive the 2020 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. Given annually by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) ,and the Space Foundation,…

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