Space Foundation Offers Week-Long Spring Break Workshop for Children 8-11 Years of Age*

Space Foundation Offers Week-Long Spring Break Workshop for Children 8-11 Years of Age*

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 26, 2018) — The Space Foundation invites children, ages 8-11 to spend Spring Break at the Discovery Center, with hands-on, immersive activities and experiences, based on space, science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) during this Explore Space Spring Break Experience.


The four-day Spring Break Experience will help children explore different space-themed activities from driving robots on “Mars,” to piloting underwater drones in the oceans of Jupiter’s moon, Europa. They will also engage in themed art activities, design challenges and create astronaut tools using 3D printers.


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Explore Space Spring Break will be offered Monday, March 26 – Thursday, March 29, 2018, at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs. This daytime experience begins at 9:00 a.m. each day and concludes at 4:00 p.m. Advance registration is required for all participants, and is $295 per child for the four days.


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About Space Foundation Discovery Center

Space Foundation Discovery Center is an interactive space museum and science center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is a hands-on, education-focused destination that advances awareness, access and training in space exploration and space-to-Earth industries for students, teachers, families and space enthusiasts. Partnerships with government and commercial enterprises support exhibits like the El Pomar Space Gallery; Northrop Grumman Science Center, featuring Science On a Sphere®; and Lockheed Martin Space Education Center, including the Mars Robotics Lab, the Education Activities Center, and the AGI Space Missions Simulation Lab. For more information, please visit

About the Space Foundation
The Space Foundation has the support of hundreds of dedicated volunteers and currently employs 57 people nationwide, in addition to interns, Federal Work Study students and contractors. Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is a 501(c)(3) and the world’s premier organization to inspire, educate, connect, and advocate on behalf of the global space community. It is a nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs, and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium. Space Foundation headquarters is in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, and has a public Discovery Center, including El Pomar Space Gallery, Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere® and the Lockheed Martin Space Education Center. The Space Foundation has a Washington, D.C., office and field representatives in Houston and the Florida Space Coast. It publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, and through its Space CertificationTM and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, recognizes space-based innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Visit both of our websites – and – and follow us on FacebookTwitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.

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Space Foundation Contact:   
Carol Hively, Director – Public Relations & Team Communications
[email protected]