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NASA Astronaut, Christopher “C.J.” Loria

Meet Former NASA Astronaut, Christopher “C.J.” Loria at the Space Foundation Discovery Center July 30 and Aug. 6

By bmccarrie | August 16, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 28, 2016) – Taking the small steps that help us make giant leaps, astronauts are on the frontline of space exploration. Drawn from many backgrounds and professions,…

celebrating 100,000 at the Space Foundation Discovery Center

Space Foundation Discovery Center Celebrates Education Milestone with More Than 100,000 Visitors

By bmccarrie | August 1, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 1, 2016) – During the past school year, the Space Foundation served more than 15,000 students and teachers with standards-based, hands-on science, technology, engineering and math…

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Make the Impossible Possible at the Space Foundation Discovery Center July 16 and July 23

By bmccarrie | July 12, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 12, 2016) – From solving problems, designing rockets and spacesuits, to providing critical mission control support, space travel would not be possible without the hard work and…

Bryan DeBates

Bryan DeBates Named Space Foundation Vice President – Education

By bmccarrie | June 29, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 29, 2016) – The Space Foundation has promoted Bryan J. DeBates to Vice President – Education, from his previous position as Senior Director – Education, effective…

visitors explore NUIverse display

Unravel Mysteries as a Scientist at the Space Foundation Discovery Center June 25 – July 9

By bmccarrie | June 23, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 23, 2016) – Who, what, when, why, how? Scientists are the ultimate detectives in unraveling the mysteries of the universe. Through observation, experimentation, exploration and research, scientists…

children building models in glove box

How Will Your Children Spend the Summer?

By bmccarrie | May 6, 2016

Why send your children to camp when they can have an Explore Space Experience! Launch your future explorer, scientist or engineer into a memorable summer adventure at the Space Foundation…