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TTTech Aerospace and RUAG Space selected by Maxar to supply TTEthernet network platform for NASA’s Gateway

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TTTech Aerospace together with RUAG Space, a strong design and manufacturing partner, will provide the TTEthernet network platform for the Power and Propulsion Element (PPE) for NASA’s Gateway being designed and built by Maxar PPE will be the main power source of Gateway, the orbiting cislunar outpost built by NASA and its many partners TTEthernet…

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Space Foundation Names TheraLight, LLC as Space Certification Program Partner

LED-Based Technology Originally Developed for NASA Adapted as Noninvasive Treatment to Reduce Pain and Inflammation Technology originally developed for NASA plant growth experiments Therapy proven to improve medical care for astronauts on long-term space missions TheraLight adapted the concept into a 360-degree, full-body light therapy system COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 3, 2021 — Space…

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New Three-Year Agreement with Noosphere Venture Partners Supports Space Foundation’s Annual International Student Art Contest

`Agreement Advances Arts, STEM and Student Creativity Around the Globe Worldwide art contest shares young people’s vision and imagination for space Contest has collected thousands of inspirational exhibits in its decade-plus existence Over 4,000 student artists ages 3-18, per year participate COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 2, 2021 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space…

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Space4U Podcast: Jonathan Gardner – Deputy Senior Project Scientist, James Webb Space Telescope

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In this episode: We meet Dr. Jonathan Gardner, Deputy Senior Project Scientist for the James Webb Space Telescope and Chief of the Laboratory for Observational Cosmology in the Astrophysics Science Division at NASA Goddard. He received his bachelor’s degree in Astronomy in Astrophysics from Harvard University, and then attended graduate school at the University of…

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Nomination Period Opens for 2021 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

Recognizing Outstanding Individuals Who Have Distinguished Themselves Through Lifetime Contributions Space Foundation’s highest award, to be presented at 36th Space Symposium Nomination period is March 1 – April 30, 2021 Nomination guidelines and contact information detailed herein COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 1, 2021 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for nearly 40…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Bill Furch

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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 Bill Furch. Bill Furch grew up in Littleton, Colorado,…

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Biweekly Washington, D.C., Update for the Week Ending February 26, 2021

New images emerged this week, following last week’s successful landing of the Mars Perseverance rover in the Jezero Crater on Mars, including this panorama of the landing site assembled from 142 images. Closer to home, the House Armed Services Committee’s Strategic Forces Subcommittee held the first space hearings on Near-Peer Advancements in Space and Nuclear…

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Transcript: Space4U podcast, Jonathan Gardner

Hello, this is Andrew de Naray with the Space Foundation and you’re listening to the Space4U podcast. Space4U is designed to tell the stories of the people who make today’s space exploration possible. Our guest today is Dr. Jonathan Gardner. Jonathan is the deputy senior project scientist for the James Webb space telescope, and also…

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Ozmens’ SNC Again Supports Safe Mars Landing for NASA Rover

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14th Mars Mission for SNC Brings Perseverance to Mars Surface SPARKS, Nev. (February 23, 2021) – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, once again supported the successful landing of a rover onto the Mars surface. SNC provided the descent brake mechanism and other critical technology for NASA’s…

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Transcript: Space4U podcast, Joe Urso

hello. I am Carah Barbarick with the space foundation, and you’re listening to the space for you podcast. Space for you is designed to tell the stories of the amazing people who make today’s space exploration possible. Today. We are joined by Joseph P Urso, founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of active, pure technology.…

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