NEWS from the Space Foundation


Julie Howell, 719-576-8000,

The Space Foundation today named Jim Jannette
Director of Marketing. Jannette is a public
relations and marketing veteran with more than
30 years experience in the aerospace industry.

In his new position Jannette is responsible for
all Foundation marketing activities, including
promotion of the National Space Symposium,
International Space Symposium, Space Discovery
graduate courses, Teaching With Space in-
services, and education conferences.

Jannette most recently was President of
Watermark Strategic Communications of Melbourne,
Florida. Previously he was senior
communications and public affairs manager for
McDonnell Douglas at the Kennedy Space Center;
and director of public affairs at Patrick AFB.
Jannette earned a Master of Arts in English from
Ohio University in Athens; and a Bachelor of
Science in English, also from Ohio University,
graduating Summa Cum Laude and a member of Phi
Beta Kappa.

“We’re excited about the veteran skills and
customer knowledge that Jim Jannette brings to
the Space Foundation team,” said Elliot G.
Pulham, Executive Vice President. He is well
known among the NASA, Air Force and commercial
space communities and brings great capabilities
to our mission,” said Pulham.

The Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation is a
national non-profit organization with a two-part
mission: “To vigorously advance civil,
commercial and national security space endeavors
for a brighter future, and to passionately
provide educational excellence through the
excitement of space!”

More information on the Space Foundation and its
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