Year-End Newsletter from Washington D.C.

As the holiday season begins, all eyes in D.C. are focused on the House’s debate on the Articles of Impeachment. Lawmakers nevertheless made substantial efforts in passing the FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on Wednesday (Dec. 11) which authorizes a new Space Force and $738 billion for defense.   Upcoming Events Dec. 17 –…

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Op-ed | Growth is great but innovation is the real investment

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*This article originally appeared in the Nov. 11, 2019 issue of SpaceNews magazine. Nearly a decade ago, the space community was at a crossroads. With the end of the space shuttle era came the end of jobs and careers built upon U.S. access to space. Communities along Florida’s Space Coast, as well as Houston, Huntsville,…

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Submit Artwork Now for Space Foundation International Student Art Contest

Student artists, ages 3 to 18 years old, are invited to submit artwork now for the Space Foundation’s 10th Annual International Student Art Contest. Co-sponsored by Earth Observing System, the contest theme is “How Exploring Space Improves Life on Earth.” The annual contest receives thousands of entries each year from around the world. In 2019,…

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Nomination Period Opens for 2020 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

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Space Foundation’s Highest Award to be Presented at 36th Space Symposium Submit Nomination by Oct. 1, 2019 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 27, 2019) – The Space Foundation is now accepting nominations for its highest honor, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award.   Honoring its late, long-time chairman, Gen. James E. Hill, USAF (Ret.), the…

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Harris Corp. Brings Space in the Community to Colorado Springs

Space in the Community (SITC) brings STEM-related activities to schools all around the country. This SITC was sponsored by the Harris Corporation. Space Education Specialists brought hands-on STEM activities and special guest speaker, Lt. Col. Duane “Digger” Carey, USAF (Ret.), to the Colorado Springs community. Thank you for your continued support in STEM education. We are…

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