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Space Foundation To Host Veteran and Military Family Appreciation Day, Nov. 13

By Zakary Watson | November 8, 2021

Event Will Offer Themed Activities, Free and Reduced Admission for Military Families COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Nov. 8, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for…

Join Space Foundation Discovery Center for Mad Cool Science Halloween Fun, Oct. 30

By Zakary Watson | October 25, 2021

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 25, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced Space Foundation Discovery Center will host Mad…

Small Steps, Giant Leap

Space Foundation To Present In-Person and Virtual ‘Small Steps, Giant Leap’ Educational Program Episode

By Andrew de Naray | September 22, 2021

Includes Reading of Mark Kelly’s ‘Mousetronaut’ Book, Plus Related Activities COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 22, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, offering a gateway…

Space Foundation Discovery Center Kicks Off ‘Summer of Discovery’ With 5K Fun Run Through the Solar System, June 2

By Andrew de Naray | June 1, 2021

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — June 1, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that its Space Foundation Discovery Center…

Small Steps, Giant Leap

Space Foundation Offers Virtual Program on Using Your Senses in Small Steps, Giant Leap: STEM Adventures for Little Space Explorers

By Andrew de Naray | April 26, 2021

Featuring Author Dr. José Morey Reading ‘Good Night Little Astronaut’ and Sensory Box Activity COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 26, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in…

Space Foundation Discovery Center Partners To Present Free ‘Water Detectives’ Interactive STEM Activity on Earth Day, April 22

By Emily Normandy | April 19, 2021

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 19, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that in celebration of Earth Day…

Space Foundation Discovery Center Now Hosting Live Virtual Field Trips and Birthday Parties

By Andrew de Naray | November 10, 2020

The current pandemic we’re enduring has unfortunately led to a scarcity of school field trips and birthday parties. Although that’s out of necessity, it’s also a huge loss for today’s…

L3Harris Technologies to Fund Space Foundation Virtual STEM Education Program

By Andrew de Naray | October 29, 2020

First Virtual ‘Space in the Community’ Episodes to Offer STEM Lessons for Students and Educators, Beginning Nov. 9 Live episodes featuring former NASA astronaut Col. Paul Lockhart Webisodes to include…

Space Foundation and U.S. Drone Soccer League to Host Limited-Time Exhibition Allowing Visitors to Play New Robotic Sport

By Andrew de Naray | October 5, 2020

Played using encased quadcopters, a full-contact robotic sport Inspires teamwork, sparks engineering and aerospace interests “Everyone who sees it immediately wants to play” says league cofounder Open to attendee participation…

Space Foundation to Celebrate 20th Annual World Space Week with Lineup of Virtual and In-Person Events

By Andrew de Naray | September 29, 2020

Multiple daily events to begin Monday, Oct. 5, and extend through Oct. 10 Culminates with “Space Unites” live event featuring key space influencers Free space posters for every Discovery Center…