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Space Foundation Overview


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Space Foundation Overview

  1. 1. To advance space-related endeavorsto inspire, enable and propel humanitySpace Foundation
  2. 2. Foremost advocate for spaceCivilCommercialNational security“New space”IndependentNonprofitGlobalWhat is the Space Foundation?2
  3. 3. What is the Space Foundation?3Leader in:Space awarenessResearch and analysisEducational programsMajor industry eventsLocations/RepresentativesColorado Springsworld headquartersWashington, D.C.Houston, TexasFlorida
  4. 4. Global Perspective4Space is internationalCustomer base is globalSpace Foundation is a catalystNational Space SymposiumEducating constituentsDelegationsServing as an NGOLaunch visitsEmbassy events
  5. 5. Global Perspective5Global presenceUnited Nations Committee onPeaceful Uses of Outer SpaceParticipation in globalconferencesPartnershipsChinese Society of AstronauticsInternational Space UniversityEuroconsultRUSI
  6. 6. Space Awareness6Media programsPublicityResponse and commentSpace briefingsWeb communicationwww.SpaceFoundation.orgSpace WatchPresentations and tours
  7. 7. Space CertificationTM7Certified Technology/ProductCertified Educational ProductCertified Imagination ProductRecognizing space-related productsthat improve life here on Earth
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. Research and Analysis9White papers andindustry reportsThird-party statementsIndustry partnershipsIndustry researchAdvisory rolesFinancial indices
  10. 10. The Space Report10Space Foundation flagship publicationProvided to:PolicymakersCorporate membersMediaAvailable for purchase by:ResearchersEducatorsSpace professionalsSpace enthusiasts
  11. 11. PIONEERING: Sustaining U.S.Leadership in Space11Based on:Historical research100 +interviewsRecommendspioneering asNASA’s singular, compelling purposeDistributed to policymakers, mediaBeginning of a dialogue
  12. 12. PIONEERING: Sustaining U.S.Leadership in Space12Downloads availableFull reportExecutive SummaryTwitter #pioneerspaceSend thoughts
  13. 13. Public Policy13Non-lobbyingTestimonyBackgrounders and briefsLegislative educationprogramsPolicy monitoring andanalysisD.C. briefingsSpace agency relationships
  14. 14. 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
  15. 15. Space Symposium15Fabulous OpeningCeremonyFour days of programsTwo giant exhibit hallsFull slate of educationprogramsNetworkingCyber ConferenceNew GenerationSpace LeadersTopical programs
  16. 16. 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
  17. 17. New Generation Initiatives17Space professionals age 35 andyoungerForums, programs, resources andnetworking opportunitiesSpace Symposium programsGatherings associated withspace eventsEvents in space hub cities
  18. 18. Support and Funding18Generated revenuesProgram and event feesCorporate membershipsProduct salesSponsorshipsDonationsAudited financials:
  19. 19. Space Foundation Discovery Center19Space Foundation Discovery CenterSummer of DiscoveryNorthrop Grumman Science CenterFeaturing Science On a Sphere®El Pomar Space GalleryLaunch to the Moon Exhibit
  20. 20. Education Programs20Helping PreK-20teachers and studentsintegrate space into theclassroom to improvestudents’ interest andskills in science,technology, engineeringand mathematics (STEM)
  21. 21. Classes for Students of All Ages21Mars Yard Robotics Lab AGI Missions Simulator LabSTARS Sphere courses
  22. 22. 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
  23. 23. 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
  24. 24. 24Advocates for space educationReceive Space Foundationtraining and resourcesParticipate in Space Acrossthe Curriculum coursesAttend Space SymposiumRole models for otherteachersEducator Professional Development:Teacher Liaisons
  25. 25. School, Youth Group andCommunity Programs25Discovery Center field tripsTours of Space ExhibitsAudience with an AstronautNew HorizonsInternational Student ArtContestCareer Awareness andWorkforce Development
  26. 26. 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
  27. 27. Space-Centered Laboratories27AGI Space MissionsSimulator$3M grantIndustry softwareMars Yard & Robotics LabHoneywell MarsRobotic ExperienceNXT LEGO® MINDSTORMS®and VEX Robots
  28. 28. Symposium Education Events28Audience with an AstronautTeacher Liaison workshops,tours and activitiesExhibit Center toursCareer dayArt contestAlan Shepard Technology inEducation Award
  29. 29. Opportunities to Support29DonateGrantsScholarshipsMemorialsDonationsArtifactsVolunteerSpace SymposiumEducationprogramsDiscovery CenterSpecial projectsContact us to find out how you can help!
  30. 30. Want to Know More?30Space Foundation4425 Arrowswest DriveColorado Springs, CO