Steve Janko

Steve Janko

Steve Janko

Space Education Specialist

Steve Janko is responsible for a range of Space Foundation educational programs that support science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) for Jr. Space Entrepreneur Program, as well as the Space Foundation Discovery Center’s public programming initiatives for students, teachers, and families. Prior to working at the Space Foundation, Steve served in a variety of assignments in the Department of Defense to include in the space and cyber fields. After his Department of Defense service, Steve became a licensed Colorado teacher and designed a middle school elective which challenged students to tackle various issues concerning space, cyber, the environment and other topics of national concern. His hobbies include researching interstellar objects entering our solar system (like the “Oumuamua”), unidentified aerial phenomenon and NASA’s planetary defense program which is designed to protect us from asteroids on a potential collision course with Earth.