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Space4U Podcast: Robert Gregg & Toby Elery — Robotic Prosthesis Built with ISS Motors

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In this episode: We meet Drs. Robert Gregg and Toby Elery, who are part of a team that has designed an improved robotic prosthesis, produced using a motor originally designed for use on the International Space Station (ISS). Dr. Gregg is an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Robotics at the University of…

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Biweekly Washington, D.C., Update for the Week Ending September 18, 2020

It was a busy week in Washington, D.C., as the House was in session and took up various bills including the “Promoting Research and Observations of Space Weather to Improve the Forecasting of Tomorrow” (PROSWIFT) Act. The space community also had a big week, as it was announced that phosphine gas had been detected in…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Liz Henderson

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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/Space Foundation Discovery Center volunteer Liz Henderson. Liz recently returned to her home…

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Space Foundation Signs MOU with UAE’s Al Suwaidi Private Office & Group

Partnership Crafted to Build New Generations of Talent and Opportunity COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Abu Dhabi, UAE — September 15, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for 37 years, today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Al Suwaidi Private Office & Group of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)…

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Space Foundation Names III4Me, Inc. Space Certification™ Program Partner

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Space-Based Comic Book Series Helps Kids Overcome Bullying COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (September 14, 2020) — Through its Space Certification™ program, Space Foundation builds awareness of the benefits that space exploration and its related technologies bring to life on Earth. By awarding its “seal of approval” to companies whose products and services demonstrate a viable link to…

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Space4U Podcast: Rebekah Hyatt and Adlena Jacobs — SystemsGo

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In this episode: We meet Rebekah Hyatt, a master educator who is Program Director for SystemsGo, an education nonprofit solely focused on providing STEM curriculum programs. Prior to joining SystemsGo, she taught high school for 15 years in the Dallas area, and during her last seven years in the classroom she taught the SystemsGo curriculum. We also…

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Calling All Student Artists for an Out-of-This-World Competition

Submission Period Now Open for Space Foundation’s 11th Annual International Student Art Contest 2021 contest theme is “How Space Technology Helps Improve Life on Earth” Student artists ages 3–18 are invited to enter Entries are due by noon Universal Time (12:00 UTC), on December 31, 2020 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — September 10, 2020 — Space…

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Space Policy Pod – Episode 10: (Dr. Douglas Terrier, NASA)

This podcast discussion features Dr. Douglas Terrier, NASA’s chief technologist. In this role, Dr. Terrier serves as the agency’s principal advisor and advocate on technology policy and programs, helping plot the strategic direction of the agency’s space technology program. Prior to his current position, Dr. Terrier was the chief technologist of NASA’s Johnson Space Center.…

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Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.) and Space Foundation CEO Thomas Zelibor Joins Defense Innovation Board Space Advisory Committee

Zelibor to Share Unique Insights and Recommendations with the DoD, Based on His Perspective as a Former Military Leader Now at the Forefront of Space Innovation COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — September 8, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for 37 years, today announced that CEO and retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Thomas…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Keith Radecker

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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 Keith Radecker. Radecker was born and raised in New…

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