The Discovery Center is now open Tuesday - Saturday from 10am - 4pm! BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW!

NOW OPEN TUES - SAT!

A New Space for more Discovery

Reopening on Saturday, June 1, Space Foundation is thrilled to announce our transformative remodel, renovation and expansion projects are coming to a close. Join us on this special occasion Grand Reopening!

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Be a guiding light in the universe of education, exploration, and innovation. Purchase your commemorative star today and imprint your legacy among the stars that adorn our new stellar space.

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Space Foundation is dedicated to advancing STEM education and creating a space that fosters innovation. As we begin our second decade of service, the Discovery Center will continue to serve as a hub for students, educators and the broader community to explore and celebrate the wonders of space and science.

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Enhancements Include...

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Improving our visitors' overall experience

Through updating our facilities, we aim to create a more welcoming and immersive environment for all our guests.

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Adding new innovative exhibits & experiences

We are committed to staying at the forefront of technology, creativity and education.

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Increasing engagement within the community

By introducing new and exciting experiences, we hope to attract a more diverse and engaged audience and contribute to the enrichment of Colorado Springs.

YOU CAN ALSO EXPECT

State-of-the-art flooring & electrical system improvements

Redesign of the Science On a Sphere® system and Mars Robotics Laboratory

Construction of new cutting-edge labs, like Drone Zone & Boeing Additive Manufacturing

Over 3,000 square feet of additional exhibit space

PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY:

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To learn how you can support STEM education and the Discovery Center, please email [email protected].

THE DISCOVERY CENTER IS

REOPENING
June 1, 2024

Our team members are thrilled to welcome back visitors and Passport Members to the Discovery Center on June 1 and are excited to introduce our new experiences, like the new Drone Zone and Boeing Additive Manufacturing Space Laboratory, along with updated favorites.

DISCOVER OUR

New Exhibits

In 1969 Neil Armstrong took "one small step for man" during the Apollo 11 mission. More than fifty years later, humanity is headed back to the Moon. NASA's Artemis Program will land...

Science and Engineering is an exploratory, iterative process that allows us to make new discoveries while learning from our mistakes. Thousands of people contribute to...

People have imagined going to the Moon for thousands of years. It was not until 1687 that Isaac Newton discovered the laws of motion and gravity that we began to...

Our five senses are how we experience the world around us. All our senses are affected by microgravity in different ways. Imagine living in a house the size...

Almost everyone around the world uses man-made satellites daily. Since the launch of Sputnik in 1957, humans have sent thousands of satellites into space, all with different purposes.

From hot deserts, to freezing glaciers, to deep oceans, and distant planets, scientists must overcome many challenges to explore these extreme environments.

Light is not the only way humans interact with our surroundings — it is also our window back in time. Light is the fastest thing in the universe, traveling at 186,000 miles...

When Alan Shepard became the first American in space in 1961, NASA had not considered how their new astronauts were supposed to relieve themselves.