SPACE 3.0 believes that the collection, preservation, and expanded access to space materials that document its history is of vital importance.
While a number of museums, archives, and historians focus on space history, it has been challenging for them to raise funds for special projects, studies, or simply to perform oral histories. A vital role of SPACE 3.0 is to identify opportunities and needs in this area and pursue and/or financially support efforts that achieve this goal including a special focus on gathering oral histories and preserving industrial, commercial, and historical knowledge.
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The SPACE 3.0 Archives are comprised several separate archives collectively covering NASA, DoD, global government, technology, and non-commercial activities. The Space Business & Commerce Archives features documents, reports, business plans, prospectus, financial reports, and other materials focused on the business, finance, and industrial side of the space industry.
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Seeking funding for a space history related activity? SPACE 3.0’s “One Small Step” grant is open throughout the year to individuals and organizations, whenever the need presents. We seek proposals where $250-$1,000 could make a real difference–ideas such as digitizing historical documents, collecting an oral history, creating podcasts, or filling gaps at the Space Business & Commerce Archives. Click here to visit the grant program page and learn more.
SPACE 3.0 plans to support efforts to collect, transcribe, and digitize oral histories along with providing training on conducting them.
SPACE 3.0 intends to partner with a major university MBA program and provide financial support for an initiative that will have MBA students, as part of their required case studies project, research a commercial space endeavor or entrepreneur to expand the overall body of knowledge.
SPACE 3.0 is dedicated to building a digital library of space documents, reports, and information that will be easily searchable and accessible over the Internet.
SPACE 3.0 intends to survey historians and other specialists annually to identify gaps and opportunities.
Coming soon. To aid researchers, SPACE 3.0 is building a database of archives and special collections containing space-focused materials. Your participation helps us build a better resource for all. Download the current file. Please send any additions and edits to info@SpaceCommerce.org
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