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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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Kevin Orangers Named Executive Director of Space Foundation Discovery Center

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 14, 2019) – The Space Foundation announced today that Kevin Orangers is the new Executive Director of the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs, the region’s only space science center. In announcing the new addition to the Space Foundation’s leadership team, CEO Tom Zelibor shared, “Kevin brings enormous creative vision,…

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Space Foundation Comments on Death of Alexei Leonov, First Human to Walk in Space

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 11, 2019) – The Space Foundation extends its deepest sympathies to the family, friends, and countrymen of Russian cosmonaut and spacewalking pioneer Alexei Leonov, who died today at the age of 85 in Moscow. Leonov became the first human to walk in space on March 18, 1965, just weeks before NASA astronaut…

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Register Now for Youngstown Space Commerce Business Growth Workshop

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 10, 2019) – The Space Foundation, in partnership with Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI) and Youngstown State University, is offering the Youngstown, Ohio, business community a rare opportunity to participate in an inexpensive training workshop focusing on emerging business opportunities in the rapidly growing space-based technology markets. This one-day workshop will provide…

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Peanuts and Space Foundation Offer Free STEM Lesson Plans

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 10, 2019) – The Space Foundation of Colorado Springs has collaborated with Peanuts to provide free Snoopy-themed lesson plans to improve students’ skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The new lesson plans coincide with the release of two Peanuts books from Simon & Schuster, Shoot for the Moon, Snoopy!…

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Submit Abstracts Now for 36th Space Symposium Tech Track

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 2, 2019) – The Space Foundation is now accepting abstracts for its Tech Track session during the 36th Space Symposium, March 30 – April 2, 2020. Authors may submit abstracts for consideration using the following link until November 15, 2019: www.spacesymposium.org/tech-track. All abstracts and final papers must cover, or be related…

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