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Webb Space Telescope Launch Celebration

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Webb Space Telescope Launch Celebration

Space Foundation Discovery Center celebrates Cool Science Festival and the Webb Space Telescope Launch.

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October 16, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm MDT


Nonmember - General Admission plus $5 materials fee Passport Member - $5 materials fee per person.


Space Foundation Discovery Center
Webb Space Telescope

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The Discovery Center is proud to bookend this year’s Colorado Springs Cool Science Festival week with an all-day event at the Space Foundation Discovery Center. The long awaited NASA Webb Space Telescope is scheduled to launch later this year, and Discovery Center and Cool Science are celebrating this historic event with a day filled with Astronomy, Space, Science, a little History and even a peek into the Future!

Join us from 10am – 4pm at Space Foundation Discovery Center for:

  • Themed Science on a Sphere presentations about Webb Space Telescope and space exploration
  • Special presentation(s) by NASA Expert(s) about the Webb Space Telescope and it’s mission
  • Astronomy: since Webb is a telescope, we’ll have ours out with a solar filter to see our Sun with sun spot activity
  • Themed hands-on activities to spark your excitement about telescopes, astronomy, our solar system, and space
  • Robotic Missions to other worlds in which kids and families can participate
  • Space & Astronomy themed demonstrations on our Space Demo Cart
  • 3D printed Webb Space Telescope giveaways and door prizes and more…


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