Space Foundation Discovery Center Announces First Annual Family Symposium

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 25, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that its Space Foundation Discovery Center will host the first annual Family Symposium on Wednesday, April 6, from 2-7 p.m. The event is free and open to all.

Family Symposium offers the opportunity for attendees to engage with and learn from Pikes Peak’s top science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) resources in the exciting context of space exploration.

Event: Family Symposium

Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2022; 2-7 p.m.

Venue: Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs

Admission: Free

Participants include*:

  • Cool Science
  • MESO (Mobile Earth & Space Observatory)
  • Colorado Springs Astronomical Society
  • That Science Fairy
  • Pikes Peak Children’s Museum
  • Pikes Peak Library District
  • United States Air Force Academy STEM Outreach
  • Trails and Open Spaces
  • District 20 Robotics
  • Challenger Learning Center
  • Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center

*Participants are subject to change

Details: www.discoverspace.org/event/first-ever-space-foundation-discovery-center-family-symposium

About Space Foundation Discovery Center

Space Foundation Discovery Center is an interactive space museum and science center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is a hands-on, education-focused destination that advances awareness, access and training in space exploration and space-to-Earth industries for students, teachers, families and space enthusiasts. Partnerships with government and commercial enterprises support exhibits like the El Pomar Space Gallery; Northrop Grumman Science Center, featuring Science On a Sphere®; and Lockheed Martin Space Education Center, including the Mars Robotics Lab, the Education Activities Center, and the AGI Space Missions Simulation Lab. For more information, please visit www.discoverspace.org.

About Center for Innovation and Education

Center for Innovation and Education, a division of Space Foundation, is a lifelong learning provider for the global space ecosystem that offers workforce development and economic opportunity for pre-K-12 and university students, teachers, entrepreneurs, businesses and space professionals. Programs and resources are delivered in person or virtually around the globe. Through its Workforce Development Roadmap of programs and resources, Center for Innovation and Education enhances the outlook and opportunities for careers, jobs and business ventures. To learn more about Center for Innovation and Education, please visit www.spacefoundation.org/cie. 

About Space Foundation

Space Foundation is a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, offering a gateway to information, education and collaboration for space exploration and space-to-Earth industries that define the global space ecosystem. Driven by a partnership model, Space Foundation operates three divisions that unite the entire spectrum of stakeholders — business, government, education and local communities — through support from corporate membership, sponsorship, fundraising and grants. Symposium 365 is the premier source for media and events, including Space Symposium and The Space Report. Center for Innovation and Education is a lifelong learning provider, and Global Alliance facilitates collaboration around the world. Visit Space Foundation at www.SpaceFoundation.org, and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, InstagramTwitter and YouTube.

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Media Contact:

Zakary Watson
Sr. Manager, Media & Public Affairs
Space Foundation
(719) 362-8152
[email protected]