A  NASA iTech event in collaboration with the Space Foundation

A NASA iTech event in collaboration with the Space Foundation


Do you have a brilliant tech idea that could be a great solution for the future of space exploration or related missions?  

Have you imagined yourself pitching this idea to the "sharks," but never had the opportunity?  

Now is your chance via Ignite the Night.

For the first time ever, NASA iTech and the Space Foundation’s New Gen team will join forces to provide an opportunity for you to pitch your idea to their amazing panel of judges. 

We encourage you to apply today regardless of the stage of development of your technology. Selected presenters will get the following:

  • Table to showcase your innovation to an incredible group of attendees;
  • Two minutes to pitch your idea on stage to judges and audience; and
  • Be a part of the first ever Ignite the Night at the Space Symposium.

This high energy event will connect NASA and industry leaders to the emerging movers and shakers of our space industry. 

Apply to compete or RSVP as an attendee* through one of the link buttons below.

This event is scheduled April 17, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. in Colorado Hall A&B during the 34th Space Symposium held at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA.  

Application Deadline for competitors: March 23, 2018


Proudly presented in collaboration with the Space Foundation
with support by the Boeing Company, BWX Technologies, Inc., Cosmic Advanced Engineering Solutions, and Lockheed Martin.

NOTE: Attendance for this event is limited. No travel support to attend this event is provided.