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Virtual 2020 Audience with an Astronaut

The Space Foundation is excited to announce our Virtual 2020 Audience with an Astronaut 5-Part series streaming to you LIVE on Vimeo. We will be featuring Retired Astronaut Lt. Col. Duane “Digger” Carey. Great for all grade levels! We will have host Q&A segments, fun gameshow-like segments, and cover great topics. 

Register HERE for Virtual 2020 Audience with an Astronaut!

Retired Astronaut Lt. Col. Duane “Digger” Carey

  • Flew the A-10A Thunderbolt II and the F-16 Falcon in the Airforce
  • STS 109 Mission Space Shuttle Pilot
  • Assisted in upgrading the Hubble Space Telescope
  • Orbited the Earth 165 times and covered 3.9 million miles in spaceEvent Dates and Time: All sessions held at 10:00 a.m. MDT

Session 1: October 20, 2020 - Space: Past, Present, and Future - (A look at human endeavors & achievements in space) “Space: Past, Present, Future Video

Session 2: November 17, 2020 - School Today, Space Tomorrow… - (A look at the subjects being taught in school today and seeing which ones are most critical for the future of our space economy.)“School Today, Space Tomorrow Video

Session 3: January 19, 2020 - Training & Working in Space - (Find out what the body and mind is getting ready for in space.)"Training & Working in Space Video"

Session 4: February 16, 2021 - Technology’s Role in Space - (A look at technology’s role in space flight and travel.)

Session 5: March 16, 2021 - It Takes a Team: STEAM Careers – (A look at the types of aerospace and space careers that are available for the next generation)


Any questions please contact [email protected]

Discovery Center Virtual ScholarTrips

The scholarship application window is now closed for the Discovery Center Virtual ScholarTrips.
Thank you to those schools that applied! Award notifications will go out the week of October 26.

Discovery Center Virtual Scholarship Timeline: 
• Application opens: Week of October 5, 2020
• Application deadline: 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 23, 2020
• Decision Notification: Week of October 26, 2020
• Awarded Field Trips conducted: November 2, 2020 - May 21, 2021

Any questions please contact [email protected]

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