Space Foundation Discovery Center Announces Summer of Discovery Programming and Newest Exhibit

Space Foundation Discovery Center Announces Summer of Discovery Programming and Newest Exhibit

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — May 25, 2023 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced Summer of Discovery: Back to the Moon will be held at Space Foundation Discovery Center. Starting June 3, a sequence of 10 public, weekly events will take place every Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. through Aug. 5.

Event Details:

Date: June 3
Topic: The Space Between
Partners: Colorado Springs Astronomical Society, Thunder in the Valley car show

Date: June 10
Topic: Human Body in Space
Partners: United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum, United States Olympic & Paralympic Training Center

Date: June 17
Topic: Mining on the Moon
Partner: Pikes Peak Library District, Cool Science

Date: June 24
Topic: Astronaut Firsts: Celebrating Sally Ride and Guion Bluford
Partner: NASA Solar System Ambassador, Dr. Terry Bramschreiber

Date: July 1
Topic: Sensing the Moon
Partner: Thunder in the Valley car show

Date: July 8
Topic: Lunar Landing Sites
Partner: Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center

Date: July 15
Topic: Astrodynamics
Partner: Cool Science

Date: July 22
Topic: Celestial Math
Partner: Colorado Springs Astronomical Society

Date: July 29
Topic: Habitats of the Future
Partner: Manitou Robotics Team

Date: Aug. 5
Topic: Future of the Moon
Partner: Colorado Springs Astronomical Society

To launch Summer of Discovery, Space Foundation Discovery Center will open its newest exhibit, “Back to the Moon,” on Saturday, June 3. The new interactive exhibit explores humanity’s return journey to the Moon through the lens of scientific discovery and technological advancement, underpinned by the lessons learned in the Apollo program.

For details on Summer of Discovery, please visit

About Space Foundation Discovery Center

Space Foundation Discovery Center is a hands-on, interactive space and science center focused on inspiring, educating and preparing the next generation of explorers and innovators in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 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. To learn more about Space Foundation Discovery Center, visit

About Space Foundation

Space Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded in 1983, offering information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem. Driven by partnerships, Space Foundation unites the entire spectrum of stakeholders — business, government, education and local communities — through support from corporate members, sponsors, fundraising and grants. Visit Space Foundation at, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.


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Media Contact:

Zakary Watson
Sr. Manager, Media & Public Affairs
Space Foundation
(719) 362-8152
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