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Space Foundation Overview

Space Foundation Overview



Space Foundation

Space Foundation

To advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity



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    • To advance space-related endeavorsto inspire, enable and propel humanitySpace Foundation
    • Foremost advocate for spaceCivilCommercialNational security“New space”IndependentNonprofitGlobalWhat is the Space Foundation?2
    • What is the Space Foundation?3Leader in:Space awarenessResearch and analysisEducational programsMajor industry eventsLocations/RepresentativesColorado Springsworld headquartersWashington, D.C.Houston, TexasFlorida
    • Global Perspective4Space is internationalCustomer base is globalSpace Foundation is a catalystSpace SymposiumEducating constituentsDelegationsServing as an NGOLaunch visitsEmbassy events
    • Global Perspective5Global presenceUnited Nations Committee onPeaceful Uses of Outer SpaceParticipation in globalconferencesPartnershipsChinese Society of AstronauticsInternational Space UniversityEuroconsultRUSI
    • Space Awareness6Media programsPublicityResponse and commentSpace briefingsWeb communicationwww.SpaceFoundation.orgSpace WatchPresentations and tours
    • Space CertificationTM7Certified Technology/ProductCertified Educational ProductCertified Imagination ProductRecognizing space-related productsthat improve life here on Earth
    • Space Technology Hall of Fame®8Scholarly recognitionSpace innovations withmajor impact on life on Earth69 inductees since 1988Future Space TechnologyHall of Fame® in SpaceFoundation Discovery Center
    • Research and Analysis9White papers andindustry reportsThird-party statementsIndustry partnershipsIndustry researchAdvisory rolesFinancial indices
    • The Space Report10Space Foundation flagship publicationProvided to:PolicymakersCorporate membersMediaAvailable for purchase by:ResearchersEducatorsSpace professionalsSpace enthusiasts
    • PIONEERING: Sustaining U.S.Leadership in Space11Based on:Historical research100 +interviewsRecommendspioneering asNASA’s singular, compelling purposeDistributed to policymakers, mediaBeginning of a dialogue
    • PIONEERING: Sustaining U.S.Leadership in Space12Downloads availableFull reportExecutive SummaryTwitter #pioneerspaceSend thoughts topioneering@spacefoundation.orgwww.spacefoundation.org/research/pioneering
    • Public Policy13Non-lobbyingTestimonyBackgrounders and briefsLegislative educationprogramsPolicy monitoring andanalysisD.C. briefingsSpace agency relationships
    • Space Symposium14Premier gathering ofspace community30+ nationsrepresented in 20139,000+ participantsWorldwide media coverage/recognition$25-$30 million local economic impactHeld every spring at The Broadmoor Hotel
    • Space Symposium15Fabulous OpeningCeremonyFour days of programsTwo giant exhibit hallsFull slate of educationprogramsNetworkingCyber ConferenceNew GenerationSpace LeadersTopical programs
    • Space Foundation Awards16General James E. Hill LifetimeSpace Achievement AwardDouglas S. Morrow PublicOutreach AwardAlan Shepard Technologyin Education AwardSpace Achievement AwardJohn L. “Jack” Swigert, Jr.,Award for Space Exploration
    • New Generation Initiatives17Space professionals age 35 andyoungerForums, programs, resources andnetworking opportunitiesSpace Symposium programsGatherings associated withspace eventsEvents in space hub cities
    • Support and Funding18Generated revenuesProgram and event feesCorporate membershipsProduct salesSponsorshipsDonationsAudited financials: www.guidestar.org
    • Space Foundation Discovery Center19Space Foundation Discovery CenterSummer of DiscoveryNorthrop Grumman Science CenterFeaturing Science On a Sphere®El Pomar Space GalleryLaunch to the Moon Exhibit
    • Education Programs20Helping PreK-20teachers and studentsintegrate space into theclassroom to improvestudents’ interest andskills in science,technology, engineeringand mathematics (STEM)
    • Classes for Students of All Ages21Mars Yard Robotics Lab AGI Missions Simulator LabSTARS Sphere courses
    • Educator Professional Development:Space Across the Curriculum22Educators professional developmentPre-service teacher trainingWeek-long, graduate-level, in-residenceSpace-related STEM contentInstantly transferable to the classroomContinuing education/master’sdegree creditsFunded courses/scholarshipsLocal enrollment coursesSchool district /university contracts
    • 23Astronomy Principles for the ClassroomBiological and Physical ResearchEarth Systems ScienceLunar/Mars Exploration and BaseConstructionMeteorology and Space WeatherPreK-2 Early Childhood SpaceExplorationRocketrySpace Technologies in the ClassroomEducator Professional Development:Space Across the Curriculum
    • 24Advocates for space educationReceive Space Foundationtraining and resourcesParticipate in Space Acrossthe Curriculum coursesAttend Space SymposiumRole models for otherteachersEducator Professional Development:Teacher Liaisons
    • School, Youth Group andCommunity Programs25Discovery Center field tripsTours of Space ExhibitsAudience with an AstronautNew HorizonsInternational Student ArtContestCareer Awareness andWorkforce Development
    • Education Locations26Space Foundation Discovery CenterNorthrop Grumman Science Center,featuring Science On a Sphere®El Pomar Space GallerySpace Foundation DiscoveryInstituteEducator/student classroomsOnsite teaching laboratoriesNASA Educator Resource Center
    • Space-Centered Laboratories27AGI Space MissionsSimulator$3M grantIndustry softwareMars Yard & Robotics LabHoneywell MarsRobotic ExperienceNXT LEGO® MINDSTORMS®and VEX Robots
    • Symposium Education Events28Audience with an AstronautTeacher Liaison workshops,tours and activitiesExhibit Center toursCareer dayArt contestAlan Shepard Technology inEducation Award
    • Opportunities to Support29DonateGrantsScholarshipsMemorialsDonationsArtifactsVolunteerSpace SymposiumEducationprogramsDiscovery CenterSpecial projectsContact us to find out how you can help!
    • Want to Know More?30Space Foundation4425 Arrowswest DriveColorado Springs, CO 80907www.SpaceFoundation.org+1.719.576.8000+1.800.691.4000