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April 3-6, 2017 · Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 15, 2017) - When they returned to Earth on March 1, 2016, (March 2 Kazakhstan time) NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko had spent nearly a year in space. Their record-setting 342 days in space is expected to help pave the way for human spaceflight to Mars and other distant destinations.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 9, 2017) - DigitalGlobe and journalists with The Associated Press (AP) worked together to deliver critical public visibility of modern day slavery in the fishing industry, helping the public at large gain a better understanding of how the use of space technology can improve the quality of life on Earth.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 7, 2017) - Space leaders from more than 30 countries, are expected to attend the Space Foundation's 33rd Space Symposium, participating as speakers, panelists and exhibitors, and with delegations representing China, France, Germany, Korea, Japan, Russia and the European Commission. The 33rd Space Symposium will be held April 3-6 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, and two of the featured speakers addressing global space issues will be:


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 27, 2017) - Ashlie Blackstone Smith, an eighth grade physical science teacher at Cranbrook Kingswood Middle School for Girls, in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., has been selected by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation as recipient of the 2017 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 23, 2017) - A new event has been added to the Space Foundation's Space Symposium for 2017. The inaugural Women's Global Gathering will provide a unique opportunity to hear about the accomplishments and opportunities for women in the space industry, and is open to Space Symposium registrants and non-registrants.   


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 6, 2017) - With a new Congress and a new administration in place, space policy and legislation, both civil and national security-related, will be integral to this year's 33rd Space Symposium. Perspectives from U.S. Congressmen will be provided at the Symposium by speakers Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL) and Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK).


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 2, 2017) - The Space Foundation's 33rd Space Symposium will culminate on April 6 with ceremonies celebrating the induction into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® of two innovations developed for space that now improve life on Earth, as well as celebrating 30 years of the Space Technology Hall of Fame program. The 2017 inductees are:


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 30, 2017) - For its Space Symposium panel discussion on innovation, the Space Foundation is bringing together thought leaders, entrepreneurs and investors to offer unique approaches to space solutions. The 33rd Space Symposium will be held April 3-6 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, attracting space leaders from dozens of countries around the world. Moderator for the "Innovation" panel is Kira Blackwell, Program Executive, Office of the Chief Technologist, NASA Headquarters.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 24, 2017) - The Space Foundation continues to grow international participation in its Teacher Liaison program, which now includes one educator each from Australia, Ethiopia, Guam, Kenya and Portugal, plus 26 educators from India, bringing the total number of international Teacher Liaisons to 31.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 23, 2017) - The Space Foundation is bringing together investors and experts from the microsat, launch and data science communities to discuss "Big Data and the Future of Space," at the 33rd Space Symposium, to be held April 3-6 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. The discussion will be moderated by space investor Dylan Taylor, with panelists:

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