Homeschool Days in a Galaxy Far Away, Space Technology Tracking Jolly St. Nick and more at the Space Foundation Discovery Center this December

R2D2 in Discovery Center

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 5, 2017) – The Space Foundation Discovery Center is hosting several events to wrap up 2017 that are interactive, educational and of course, fun. Before the Space Foundation offices and Discovery Center close for the holidays (Dec. 19 – Jan. 1), families will find the following things to do at the Discovery Center in…


Gen. William L. Shelton, USAF (Ret.), Elected Space Foundation Chairman

Space Foundation Logo

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 30, 2017) – The Board of Directors of the Space Foundation met yesterday and Gen. William L. Shelton, USAF (Ret.), was elected to a two-year term as Chairman of the Board. Shelton is former Commander, Air Force Space Command. Shelton replaces the previous Chairman, ADM James O. Ellis, Jr., USN (Ret.). Ellis is former…


World Space Week Takes Over the Space Foundation Discovery Center, Oct. 4 – 10

World Space Week Logo

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 3, 2017) – The United Nations declared in 1999, that Oct. 4 through Oct. 10 each year would be recognized as World Space Week, a time “to celebrate at the international level, the contributions of space science and technology to the betterment of the human condition.”    The Space Foundation plans to do just…


“My Space City Vision…” is Theme for Space Foundation’s Eighth Annual International Student Art Contest

2017 Art Winner

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 28, 2017) – Returning for its eighth year, the Space Foundation’s Annual International Student Art Contest is now accepting art submissions. Student artists from around the world, ages 3 to 18 years, are invited to enter the contest by submitting their original artwork. Children may draw, paint or create a digital mixed…


New Physics Exhibit Rolls Into the Discovery Center this Summer. Public Invited to Drop-in Before it Bounces Away!

Roll Drop Bounce logo

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 25, 2017) – The Space Foundation Discovery Center is excited to announce the opening of a new national traveling exhibit this summer. Roll, Drop, Bounce opens at the Space Foundation Discovery Center on Friday, June 2, 2017.  This kinetic and hands-on experience appeals to the wheel-spinning, ball-tossing and continuously-bouncing kids of all ages.…


Unleash Your Creativity and Inner Engineer This March at the Discovery Center

Children tinkering

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 24, 2017) – This March, the Space Foundation Discovery Center will offer several events for the young and young-at-heart to engage their creativity and engineering skills. Space Foundation Vice President Bryan DeBates explained the value of tinkering and why a month’s worth of activities at the Discovery Center are dedicated to this…