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Space FoundationTo advance space-related endeavors toinspire, enable and propel humanity
What is the Space Foundation?• Foremost advocate for space  • Civil  • Commercial  • National security  • “New space”• Glo...
What is the Space Foundation?• Leader in:  •   Space awareness  •   Research and analysis  •   Educational programs  •   M...
Global Perspective• Space is international• Customer base is global• Space Foundation is a catalyst  •   National Space Sy...
Global Perspective          • Global presence             • United Nations Committee on               Peaceful Uses of Out...
Space Awareness Activities• Media programs  • Publicity  • Response and comment• Space briefings• Web communication  • www...
Space CertificationTM             • Certified Technology Product             • Certified Educational Product             •...
Space Technology Hall of Fame®                   • Scholarly recognition                   • Space innovations            ...
Research & Analysis• White papers and industry reports• Third-party statements• Industry partnerships• Industry research• ...
The Space Report                   • Space Foundation flagship                     publication                   • Provide...
Public Policy                  •  Non-lobbying                  •  Testimony                  •  Backgrounders and briefs ...
National Space Symposium                          • Premier gathering of                            space community       ...
National Space Symposium•   Fabulous Opening Ceremony•   Four days of programs•   Two giant exhibit halls•   Full slate of...
Space Foundation Awards                             • General James E.                               Hill Lifetime Space  ...
New Generation Initiatives• Young space professionals  • 35 and younger• Forums, programs, resources  and networking oppor...
Support and Funding• Generated revenues  • Program and event fees  • Corporate Memberships  • Product sales  • Sponsorship...
Opening October 2012:Space Foundation Visitors Center• Northrop Grumman Science Center,  featuring Science On a Sphere®• E...
Educational Programs      Helping PreK-20  teachers and students integrate space into the   classroom to improve   student...
Classes for Students of All AgesMars Yard Robotics Lab   AGI Missions Simulator LabSTARS                    Science On A S...
Educator ProfessionalDevelopment: Courses• Space Across the Curriculum Courses  • Week-long graduate-level in-residence  •...
Space Across the Curriculum                          • Astronomy Principles for the Charles County, Md.        ClassroomCo...
Educator ProfessionalDevelopment: Teacher Liaisons• Advocates for space education• Receive Space Foundation training  and ...
Student, Youth Group andCommunity Programs                    • Tours of Space Exhibits                    • Audience with...
Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy• Aerospace-focused public middle school• Partnership with Colorado Springs School District ...
Education Locations          • Space Foundation World            Headquarters            • Northrop Grumman Science       ...
Space-Centered Laboratories• AGI Space Missions Simulator  • $3M grant  • Astrogator  • Systems Tool Kit (STK)  • Orbit De...
Opportunities to Support• Donate         • Volunteer  •   Grants         • National Space                       Symposium ...
Symposium Education Events• Audience with an  Astronaut• Teacher Liaison  workshops, tours and  activities• Exhibit Center...
Want to Know More?         Space Foundation         4425 Arrowswest Drive      Colorado Springs, Colo., USA       www.Spac...
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  1. 1. Space FoundationTo advance space-related endeavors toinspire, enable and propel humanity
  2. 2. What is the Space Foundation?• Foremost advocate for space • Civil • Commercial • National security • “New space”• Global• Non-profit Mission:• Independent To advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity 2
  3. 3. What is the Space Foundation?• Leader in: • Space awareness • Research and analysis • Educational programs • Major industry events • Locations/Representatives • World HQ – Colorado Springs • Washington, D.C. • Houston, Texas 3
  4. 4. Global Perspective• Space is international• Customer base is global• Space Foundation is a catalyst • National Space Symposium activities • Educating constituents • Delegations • Serving as an NGO • Launch visits • Embassy events 4
  5. 5. Global Perspective • Global presence • United Nations Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space • Participation in global conferences • Partnerships • Chinese Society of Astronautics • International Space University • Euroconsult • RUSI 5
  6. 6. Space Awareness Activities• Media programs • Publicity • Response and comment• Space briefings• Web communication • www.SpaceFoundation.org • Space Watch• Presentations and tours 6
  7. 7. Space CertificationTM • Certified Technology Product • Certified Educational Product • Certified Imagination Product Recognizing space-related products that improve life here on Earth 7
  8. 8. Space Technology Hall of Fame® • Scholarly recognition • Space innovations with major impact on life on Earth • 65 inductees since 1988 • Creating a physical Space Technology Hall of Fame in new Space Foundation Visitors Center 8
  9. 9. Research & Analysis• White papers and industry reports• Third-party statements• Industry partnerships• Industry research• Advisory roles• Financial indices 9
  10. 10. The Space Report • Space Foundation flagship publication • Provided to: • Policymakers • Corporate Members • Media • Available for purchase • Researchers • Educators • Space professionals • Space enthusiasts 10
  11. 11. Public Policy • Non-lobbying • Testimony • Backgrounders and briefs • Legislative education programs • Policy monitoring and analysis • D.C. briefings • Space agency relationships 11
  12. 12. National Space Symposium • Premier gathering of space community • 30 nations represented in 2012 • 9,000+ participants• Worldwide media coverage/recognition• $25-$30 million local economic impact• Held every spring at The Broadmoor Hotel 12
  13. 13. National Space Symposium• Fabulous Opening Ceremony• Four days of programs• Two giant exhibit halls• Full slate of education programs• Networking/business interaction • Targeted Events: • Cyber 1.3 • New Generation Space Leaders Program • Topical programs 13
  14. 14. Space Foundation Awards • General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award • Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award• Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award• Space Achievement Award• John L. "Jack" Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration 14
  15. 15. New Generation Initiatives• Young space professionals • 35 and younger• Forums, programs, resources and networking opportunities• National Space Symposium New Generation Space Leaders Program• Gatherings associated with space events• Events in space hub cities 15
  16. 16. Support and Funding• Generated revenues • Program and event fees • Corporate Memberships • Product sales • Sponsorships• Donations• Audited financials: www.guidestar.org 16
  17. 17. Opening October 2012:Space Foundation Visitors Center• Northrop Grumman Science Center, featuring Science On a Sphere®• El Pomar Space Gallery Launch to the Moon Exhibit 17
  18. 18. Educational Programs Helping PreK-20 teachers and students integrate space into the classroom to improve students’ interest and skills in science, technology, en gineering and mathematics (STEM) 18
  19. 19. Classes for Students of All AgesMars Yard Robotics Lab AGI Missions Simulator LabSTARS Science On A Sphere® Classes 19
  20. 20. Educator ProfessionalDevelopment: Courses• Space Across the Curriculum Courses • Week-long graduate-level in-residence • Space-related STEM education content • Instantly transferable to the classroom • Continuing education/master’s degree credits • Local enrollment/school district contracts • Funded courses/scholarships• Pre-Service Teacher Courses • Based on Space Across the Curriculum 20
  21. 21. Space Across the Curriculum • Astronomy Principles for the Charles County, Md. ClassroomColorado Springs, Colo. Pueblo, Colo. • Biological and Physical Research • Earth Systems Science • Lunar/Mars Exploration and Base Construction • Meteorology and Space Weather • Pre-K-2 Early Childhood Space Exploration • Rocketry • Space Technologies in the Classroom 21
  22. 22. Educator ProfessionalDevelopment: Teacher Liaisons• Advocates for space education• Receive Space Foundation training and resources• Participate in Space Across the Curriculum courses• Attend National Space Symposium• Serve as role models for other teachers 22
  23. 23. Student, Youth Group andCommunity Programs • Tours of Space Exhibits • Audience with an Astronaut • New Horizons • International Student Art Contest • Career Awareness and Workforce Development 23
  24. 24. Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy• Aerospace-focused public middle school• Partnership with Colorado Springs School District 11• Science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM)• Space-related curriculum• Teacher training and support• Onsite space laboratories• Space Foundation programs 24
  25. 25. Education Locations • Space Foundation World Headquarters • Northrop Grumman Science Center, featuring Science On a Sphere® • Space Foundation Discovery Institute • Educator and student classrooms • Onsite teaching laboratories • NASA Educator Resource Center • On the campus of Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy 25
  26. 26. Space-Centered Laboratories• AGI Space Missions Simulator • $3M grant • Astrogator • Systems Tool Kit (STK) • Orbit Determination Tool Kit (ODTK)• Mars Yard & Robotics Lab • Honeywell Mars Robotic Experience • NXT LEGO® MINDSTORMS® and VEX Robots 26
  27. 27. Opportunities to Support• Donate • Volunteer • Grants • National Space Symposium • Scholarships • Education • Memorials Programs • Donations • Visitors Center • Artifacts • Special ProjectsContact us to find out how you can help! 27
  28. 28. Symposium Education Events• Audience with an Astronaut• Teacher Liaison workshops, tours and activities• Exhibit Center tours• Career day• Art contest• Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award 28
  29. 29. Want to Know More? Space Foundation 4425 Arrowswest Drive Colorado Springs, Colo., USA www.SpaceFoundation.org +1.719.576.8000 +1.800.691.4000 29
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