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Volunteer Spotlight: Jan Carlson

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These Volunteer Spotlight articles profile some of the interesting and dedicated people who make Space Foundation programs possible. We could not do the work that we do without the generous and tireless support of our volunteers. This week, we are featuring Space Foundation Discovery Center volunteer Jan Carlson. Professionally, Jan has 28 years of experience…

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Space4U Podcast: John Olver – Emisshield, Inc.

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In this episode: We meet Dr. John Olver, President, CEO, and founder of Emisshield Incorporated, located in Blacksburg, Virginia. Dr. Olver has extensive experience working in the engineering, environmental, chemistry, and physics fields, and has more than 20 patents and/or patent applications in numerous industries. In our conversation, Dr. Olver discusses how emissivity ― the…

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Ozmens’ SNC Selected for NASA Tipping Point Contract for its Groundbreaking Technology to Produce Oxygen on the Moon

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Oxygen production capabilities would reduce launch costs for lunar missions and unlock the Moon as springboard to Mars and beyond SPARKS, Nev. – November 17, 2020 — Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, has been selected for a contract as part of NASA’s Tipping Point solicitation to…

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Space Foundation and mindSpark Learning Partner to Bring Virtual Learning Series to More Coloradans Through reSOLVE for Families

Participants Will Have Access to Space Foundation Resources and Learn the Best Ways to Support Students in Virtual Learning DENVER and COLORADO SPRINGS. Colo. — Nov. 16, 2020 — Colorado school districts are once again moving more classes online as the state’s COVID-19 cases continue to rise. To support parents and caregivers in juggling remote…

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SNC to Host Media Briefing to Provide an Update on its Space Transportation, Destination and Infrastructure Programs

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SPARKS, Nev. (November 17, 2020) – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security company owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, invites reporters to a media briefing on Tuesday, November 17th to discuss the company’s vision for the future of space transportation, destination, and infrastructure. Company leadership will provide program updates on SNC’s Dream Chaser® spaceplane and…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Joe Santa

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These Volunteer Spotlight articles profile some of the interesting and dedicated people who make Space Foundation programs possible. We could not do the work that we do without the generous and tireless support of our volunteers. This week, we are featuring Space Foundation Discovery Center volunteer Joe Santa. Joe started his aerospace career in Hartford,…

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Biweekly Washington, D.C., Update for the Week Ending November 13, 2020

The Senate Appropriations Committee released the text of a dozen FY2021 bills this week in order to pass a large funding omnibus and prevent a government shutdown in December. However, it is unclear how much progress will be made in a lame duck session. Other priorities Congress must tackle include a coronavirus relief package and…

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Space Foundation Discovery Center Now Hosting Live Virtual Field Trips and Birthday Parties

The current pandemic we’re enduring has unfortunately led to a scarcity of school field trips and birthday parties. Although that’s out of necessity, it’s also a huge loss for today’s children as it deprives them of some of the most memorable and developmentally essential aspects of their young lives. To offset these deficiencies, Space Foundation…

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Strain to Retire in January 2021; Kaufman Promoted to President of Aerospace Business

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WESTMINSTER, Colo., Nov. 4, 2020 — Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) today announced that Robert D. Strain, senior vice president, Ball Corporation and president of Ball Aerospace, will retire effective Jan. 1, 2021, after more than 30 years in the aerospace industry. Dr. David Kaufman, chief operating officer of Ball Aerospace since January 2020, will succeed Strain in a similar capacity. “Rob has had…

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Space4U Podcast: Dylan Taylor – Voyager Space Holdings & Space for Humanity

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In this episode: We meet Dylan Taylor, who is an active pioneer in the space exploration industry as a CEO, investor, thought leader, and futurist. Currently, Dylan serves as Chairman & CEO of Voyager Space Holdings, a multinational space holding firm that acquires and integrates leading space exploration enterprises globally. He previously served as a…

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