Does the promise of space still unite us?
Previously published in the Orlando Sentinel By Ann Kapusta, Space Frontier Foundation Executive Director
Mar 25, 2022 / Read More
APRIL 22, 2022
NASA astronaut Jessica Watkins celebrates ‘milestone’ for diversity in space industry
You know there’s not enough of us. Women are underrepresented in science, although it’s getting better in some ways,” said groundbreaking astronaut Mae Jemison.
APRIL 29, 2022
Making Space Accessible
In the early years of human space exploration, only those with the narrowly-defined and exclusionary “Right Stuff” could be astronauts.
APRIL 7, 2022
Axiom’s All-Private Spaceflight to the ISS Preps for Launch
In another milestone for commercial spaceflight, the world’s first fully privately-funded crew to the International Space Station is about to blast off, with their launch window opening on Friday. A habitat that traditionally hosts mostly space agency astronauts will now welcome four civilians arriving on a company-owned spacecraft.
MARCH 29, 2022
The Future of the International Space Station Looks Dire
As joke videos go, it wasn’t very funny. Set to a bouncy Russian pop tune, the 57-second clip posted to Telegram on March 5 showed International Space Station cosmonauts hugging an American astronaut goodbye, climbing into the Russian segment of the ISS, undocking, and flying away, as Russian ground controllers gave a standing ovation.
MARCH 18, 2022
New Russian cosmonaut team arrives at International Space Station
March 18 (Reuters) – Three Russian cosmonauts safely arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, docking their Soyuz capsule with the outpost for a mission that continues a 20-year shared Russian-U.S. presence in orbit despite tensions over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
MARCH 16, 2022
NASA chief tackles space station jitters amid Russian trolling
MIAMI — The head of NASA pledged this week to continue joint space exploration with other countries even as his Twitter-trolling Russian counterpart suggested Moscow could crash the International Space Station into Earth or leave a U.S. astronaut behind.
MARCH 19, 2022
New Russian cosmonaut team welcomed aboard International Space Station
March 18 (Reuters) – Three Russian cosmonauts arrived safely at the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, docking their Soyuz capsule with the outpost for a mission that continues a 20-year shared Russian-U.S. presence in orbit despite tensions over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
The arrival of the latest cosmonaut team – warmly welcomed by four Americans, two Russians and a German crewmate already aboard – came a day after the European Space Agency (ESA) announced it had suspended a joint robotic rover mission to Mars with Russia due to the Ukraine conflict.
FEB 22, 2022
SATELLITE 2022 Preview: New Programs Pack a Powerful Speaker Lineup
The SATELLITE 2022 conference and exhibition comes at a time of peak activity involving public and private investment, a rapid expansion of the off-world economy, a massive deployment of satellite constellations, increased urgency for sustainable space operations
JAN 26, 2022 Updated JAN 27, 2022
United Launch Alliance to Host First Celestis Payload to Exit the Earth-Moon System
HOUSTON, Jan. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Celestis, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a launch services agreement with United Launch Alliance (ULA) of Centennial, CO. ULA will host a Celestis Memorial Spaceflight payload aboard the initial flight of ULA’s Vulcan Centaur, planned for later this year…
FEB 10, 2022
NBC New York Spotlights Space Prize Challenge NYC
Check out NBC New York’s coverage of Space Prize, following our very own Executive Director, Kim Macharia, as she went around New York City, visiting Midwood High School in Brooklyn, Tottenville High School in Staten Island…
OCT. 22, 2021 Updated NON. 8, 2021
A Future for People With Disabilities in Outer Space Takes Flight
People with different types of disabilities tested their skills and technologies on a zero-gravity research flight with the goal of proving that they can safely go to space.
OCT 20, 2021
Disabled Astronauts Blaze New Space Trails
Mona Minkara is a bioengineer at Northeastern University, where she leads a laboratory focused on applying computational modeling to pulmonary research.
DEC 20, 2021
Why Does the Space Industry Struggle with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace?
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives are transforming the modern workplace culture to more accurately reflect the reality of its workforce. It hasn’t been an easy transition for today’s fast-paced, high-tech global industries, especially compacted with the impact of COVID-19 on business operations.
OCT 15, 2021
Behind the Surge Space Industry Stock Investments
Kim Macharia, the chair of the board of directors for the Space Frontier Foundation, joined Cheddar to discuss the rising interest in the space industry as investments in the sector hit a new record.
Space Frontier Foundation Launches DEI Study
Space Frontier Foundation Launches DEI Study Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Study Will Serve to Create a Data-Driven Toolkit for [...]
Space Frontier Foundation Announces /space pitch
Space Frontier Foundation Announces /space pitchSilver Spring, Md. – The Space Frontier Foundation has announced it will be hosting /space [...]