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Celebrate May the Fourth Day with Space Foundation Discovery Center

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 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 May the Fourth Day on Saturday, April 30, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Celebrate the Science of Star Wars throughout Space Foundation Discovery Center with hands-on activities, workshops and presentations.

Event: May the Fourth Day: The Science of Star Wars

Date: Saturday, April 30, 2022; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Venue: Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs

Admission: Admission plus $5 materials fee

Activities*:

  • Mini lightsaber workshop for an additional $5 materials fee at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Decorate baby Yoda cookies for an additional $5 materials fee at 12 p.m.
  • Science On a Sphere® presentation: The Worlds of Star Wars
  • Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character
  • Photo opportunities and demonstrations with members of the 501st Legion
  • Fly the Kessel Run

*Activities are subject to change

Details: https://www.discoverspace.org/event/science-of-star-wars/

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 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 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]

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