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Space Foundation Presents 2020 Space Achievement Awards to the International Space Station Partners

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 16, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for nearly 40 years, presented its 2020 Space Achievement Awards in a virtual ceremony to the five space agencies that have led the International Space Station (ISS) program since its inception: Canadian Space Agency (CSA) for Canada European Space Agency…

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Space Foundation Announces Addition of Frank Culbertson to Its Board of Directors

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 14, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for 37 years, today announced a new at-large member to its board of directors. Retired aerospace executive, NASA astronaut, and U.S. Navy officer, Frank Culbertson, Jr., has been appointed to a three-year term beginning Oct. 30, 2020. In announcing Culbertson’s…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Ken Bond

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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 Ken Bond. Professionally, Ken spent five years as a…

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Space4U Podcast: Sarah Noble – NASA Program Scientist, Psyche Mission

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In this episode: We meet Dr. Sarah Noble, a planetary geologist at NASA headquarters and the Program Scientist for the upcoming 2022 Psyche mission. She was previously the Program Scientist for NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft, and the Deputy Program Scientist for Mars 2020. In addition to her involvement with Psyche, she…

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Shelli Brunswick, Space Foundation COO, Receives ‘Diversity & Inclusion Officer/Role Model of the Year’ Accolade at WomenTech Global Awards 2020

Brunswick among honorees selected out of 2,238 nominees from 153 countries Dec. 3 virtual ceremony celebrated 100,000 women, minorities, and allies in tech WomenTech is the world’s largest community for women in tech, with 4,500-plus ambassadors representing 161 countries COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 10, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for…

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Statement on the Passing of the Honorable Peter B. Teets

Former Under Secretary of the U.S. Air Force and former Director of the National Reconnaissance Office was the 2009 recipient of the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award Teets was also an honorary member of Space Foundation’s board of directors COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 8, 2020 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global…

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Podcast to Detail How Space Economy Provides Out-of-This-World Opportunities for All Individuals

“Space Talks with Z” Podcast Features Space Foundation’s Shelli Brunswick, Who Unveils Ways to Take Advantage of Today’s Space Economy DALLAS, Texas and COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dec. 4, 2020 — America’s Future Series and Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for nearly 40 years are proud to announce the debut episode of the…

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Space4U Podcast: Erin Macdonald – Tattooed Scottish-American N7 Rebel from Starfleet Academy

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In this episode: We meet Dr. Erin Macdonald who holds a PhD in astrophysics and is an internationally recognized space science expert, writer, speaker, and consultant. Erin’s academic research background is in gravitational waves and general relativity, and she currently lives in Los Angeles working as a writer and science consultant for the Star Trek…

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Biweekly Washington, D.C., Update for the Week Ending December 4, 2020

Lawmakers returned to Capitol Hill this week for the last meetings and committee hearings of the year. Senator-elect Mark Kelly (D-AZ) became the fourth astronaut elected to Congress when he was sworn in on Wednesday. There are several items on the Congressional agenda, including the finalizing of FY2021 appropriations and negotiating a stimulus bill. Next…

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Space Policy Pod – Episode 15: (Karl Rodrigues, Australian Space Agency)

Episode 15 features Karl Rodrigues, Executive Director for International and National Engagement at the Australian Space Agency. Mr. Rodrigues is responsible for developing relationships with international space agencies. He also engages with Australian industry, start-ups, domestic agencies, research institutions, and state and territory governments to help grow the Australian space sector. Mr. Rodrigues has over…

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