Space Foundation Discovery Center Earns TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 30, 2019) – The Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its ninth year, the achievement celebrates businesses that are consistently excellent — having earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. The Certificate of Excellence accounts for…


Scholarships Fund Space Across the Curriculum Teacher Professional Development at Space Foundation Discovery Center

Teachers in training

Today, the Space Foundation’s annual week-long Space Across Curriculum educator professional development program started at its Discovery Center in Colorado Springs. The theme for the training is “Mission to Mars,” and is funded by two scholarships that cover participation by 26 teachers representing 16 U.S. states. The “Mission to Mars” program will provide the teachers…


Thank you, Raytheon!

Raytheon employee with Merge Cubes

Our thanks to Raytheon for sponsoring today’s Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs.


Sneak Peek: Space Foundation’s July 20 Apollo 11 Celebration

Virtual reality photo

On Saturday, July 20, the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing with a full day of activities, presentations, tours and a special visit from former NASA astronaut Duane “Digger” Carey. We’ll have both indoor and outdoor activities tomorrow, and cool treats from Kona…


The Humanity of Apollo 11 – Communion, Candy and Graffiti

As Apollo 11 was returning to Earth after the first Moon landing, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins noted his gratitude for the NASA workforce that made their flight a success. He said: “All this is possible only through the blood, sweat, and tears of a number of people…This operation is somewhat like the periscope of…