Space Foundation Discovery Center, Northrop Grumman Science Center and El Pomar Space Gallery
The Space Foundation Doscovery Center in the Space Foundation world headquarters is an interactive, museum-quality destination that advances space-based science, technology, engineering and mathematics (S-STEM) in the exciting context of space exploration, development and utilization. The first phase includes the Northrop Grumman Science Center and the El Pomar Space Gallery.
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Northrop Grumman Science Center
The Northrop Grumman Science Center, funded by a $375,000 donation from Space Foundation platinum-level corporate partner Northrop Grumman Corp., features a Science On a Sphere® (SOS) and classroom/laboratory facilities for pre-kindergarten through graduate-level courses, educator professional development, educational multimedia events and presentations for the general public.
To find out about our standards-based Sphere SOS preK-12 courses taught in the Northrop Grumman Science Center, click here.
El Pomar Space Gallery Features 'Launch to the Moon'
The El Pomar Space Gallery features just a small percentage of the Space Foundation's extensive collection of space artifacts and memorabilia. The opening exhibit, entitled Launch to the Moon, chronicles the U.S./Soviet race to the Moon from 1959-1976. The space gallery is named in honor of El Pomar Foundation, the primary contributor to our world headquarters building acquisition.
Plan to Come See the Space Foundation Discovery Center
Spend an hour, or an afternoon, at the Space Foundation Discovery Center exploring the universe!
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