Astronaut Inspires Students and Parents at Huntsville Space in the Community

Photo of astronaut Digger Carey with students

The Space Foundation sent one of its education teams to Huntsville, Ala., this week to deliver a Space in the Community program to six schools there, funded by Lockheed Martin.   The Space in the Community activities included presentations by former NASA astronaut Lt. Col. Duane “Digger” Carey, USAF (Ret.), pictured right. Space Foundation educators…


Laying a Foundation for Apollo

Ed White spacewalk photo

The Space Foundation’s commemoration of the Apollo missions continues with this article by Space Foundation Senior Analyst John Holst about a Gemini mission landmark. Gemini IV: There’s a Starman Walking in the Sky by John Holst, Space Foundation Senior Analyst Twenty-three minutes outside a capsule in microgravity. That’s how long U.S. astronaut Edward White floated…


Lockheed Martin Funds Space Foundation STEM Program in Huntsville

Photo of students in Huntsville

Today, the Space Foundation’s Space in the Community program began in Huntsville, Ala., thanks to funding by Lockheed Martin. Space in the Community is designed to help a community develop a STEM education and career pipeline to grow a community’s organic workforce and strengthen economic development. The program inspires students through hands-on activities, enables teacher…


Volunteer with the Space Foundation

We are seeking excited, motivated space lovers to volunteer at the Space Foundation headquarters in Colorado Springs. As a 401c(3) nonprofit, we could not do the work we do without the generous and tireless support of volunteers.