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October 24th, 2016

Space Foundation's CEO, Elliot Pulham, Resigns

A surprise announcement reveals that the Space Foundation's CEO, Elliot Pulham, has resigned his position.

Mr. Pulham oversaw numerous changes in the  Foundation that include Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere® and the Lockheed Martin Space Education Center, a public Discovery Center, including El Pomar Space Gallery. Events such as its Space Certification™ and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs serve to recognize space-based innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth, and The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity.

Many of Mr. Pulham's statements were reproduced in both SatMagazine and MilsatMagazine, always edgy and excellent grist for the mill. In a world filled with cautious PC comments we always appreciated Elliot's candor and his ability to 'tell it like it is' but without insulting those with whom he disagreed.

Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Space Foundation, Admiral James O. Ellis Jr., announced that Space Foundation CEO, Elliot Pulham, has resigned his position, and the board has commenced a search for new leadership of the organization. He released the following statement:

“We want to thank Elliot for his many years of service to the Space Foundation, and wish him well as he pursues new opportunities. The Space Foundation team has made many positive strides in recent years; we are proud to be a respected advocate for all sectors of space. As a global leader, the Foundation is focused on growing its ability to educate and advocate on behalf of the space industry, and we look forward to finding the next person to propel that mission forward. We are committed to an open and competitive process to select the Foundation’s next leader, and are grateful for the continued support of the space community.”