What is the Space Foundation?
Space Foundation is an American non-profit organization founded in
1983 that advocates for all sectors of the global space industry
through space awareness activities, information and educational
programs and major industry events. It promotes collaboration
between those working in the space sector and commercial companies
and others inspired by space and space technologies. Its membership
covers well-known international companies as well as research
institutes, and includes NASA, Boeing, and SpaceX.
What is the Space Foundation’s “Certified Space Technology
The Space Foundation’s “Certified Space Technology Program” is a
certification programme which aims to highlight the importance and
usefulness of space technologies in everyday life. This is done by
recognizing products and services that use or have adapted
technologies originally invented or used for space for normal
What is certification based on?
To be certified under the Program, companies go through a rigorous
application process and must demonstrate that the technology,
products or services in question meet the required standard of being
of space or space-related origin. Only then is the certification
granted by the Space Foundation and a license to use the Certified
Space Technology Seal given, so that customers can recognize that
the product in question is based on space or space-related