COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 27, 2017) - The Space Foundation is now accepting nominations for its highest award, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. Honoring its late, long-time chairman, Gen. James E. Hill, USAF (Ret.), the award recognizes outstanding individuals who have distinguished themselves through lifetime contributions to humankind through exploration, development and use of space, or through use of space technology, information or resources in academic, cultural, industrial or other pursuits of broad benefit to humanity.
Ranked 9th for Medium-sized Organizations and 16th Overall COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 13, 2017) - For the fourth time, the Space Foundation has been designated by The NonProfit Times and Best Companies Group as among the 50 Best Nonprofit Organizations to Work For in the United States, ranking 9th among medium-sized nonprofit organizations and ranked 16th best overall. The Space Foundation has made the Best Nonprofits to Work For list every time it has been screened, including in 2012, 2014 and 2016.
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: