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Space Policy Review — 2019

As we launch into the new year, here’s a recap of some of the key space policy activities, legislation, and funding that resulted from government action in 2019. Government Funding/Appropriations On December 20, 2019, President Donald Trump signed the FY2020 Consolidated Appropriations bill (H.R. 1158) into law (Pub. L 116-93), finalizing appropriators’ efforts to combine…

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Annual Report: Cyber 1.2, National Space Symposium are Huge Success

Following is information found in the Space Foundation’s 2012 annual report. To see the full report, click here. The premier gathering of space professionals in the world, the 28th National Space Symposium, was held April 16-19 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. Highlights included: The largest number of exhibitors ever – more than 165, including…

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Annual Report: We Round Out our Education Programs

Following is information found in the Space Foundation’s 2012 annual report. To see the full report, click here. We are building the next generation of space leaders and improving the overall quality of education through teacher, student and community programs that use space themes to promote interest and skills in space-based science, technology, engineering and mathematics (S-STEM).…

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Annual Report: Our Reach Extends

Following is information found in the Space Foundation’s 2012 annual report. To see the full report, click here. In 2012, the Space Foundation extended our reach in many directions.  Our Global Influence Grows… Promoting global collaboration and cooperation is one of the critical contributions the Space Foundation makes to the space community. During 2012, we participated in…

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Annual Report: Big Accomplishments in 2012

The Space Foundation has just released our digital annual report chronicling our accomplishments in 2012. In this section of Space Watch, we’re giving you a quick look at what it contains. To see or download the whole report, click here. Last year was transformational: we realized a number of long-term goals, became more diverse and global…

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Annual Report: Overview

The January issue of Space Watch provided a brief look at the Space Foundation’s Quantum Leap: 2011 Annual Report with an overview and articles on the Space Foundation team, the 27th National Space Symposium, Space Foundation education programs, research and analysis, public policy and government affairs and international affairs. This month, we continue with coverage…

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Annual Report: Space Awareness

The Space Foundation flagship awareness programs are Space CertificationTM and the Space Technology Hall of Fame®. Space Certification Space Certification demonstrates how space technologies improve life on Earth and makes space more interesting and accessible to everyone. Products and services that display the Space Certification seal are guaranteed to have stemmed from or been dramatically…

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Annual Report: New Generation Initiatives

Through our New Generation Initiatives, we help promising young space professionals learn about the business and advance their careers. In 2011, almost 150 young space professionals attended specialized New Generation Space Leaders programs at the 27th National Space Symposium, starting with the popular “speed mentoring” New Generation Leadership Exchange where up-and-coming space professionals met with…

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Annual Report: Awards

The Space Foundation annually honors outstanding individuals and organizations for achievements in space exploration, advocacy, education, innovation and accomplishment. The 2011 awards were presented throughout the 27th National Space Symposium in April. The General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award, the highest honor we bestow, went to Dr. Charles Elachi, director of the Jet…

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Annual Report: Corporate Membership

The Space Foundation’s cadre of corporate member companies grew significantly in 2011, reaching an all-time high of 116. The support they provide makes it possible for us to successfully deliver a wide range of programs that advance space-related endeavors. In return, corporate members receive recognition, marketing, business development and networking opportunities, reports on important space…

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