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06/13/2013
During hot summer days, the Space Foundation Discovery Center is an ideal destination for campers to enjoy educational, hands-on space and science activities. Today a colorful group visited from Eagle Lake Day Camp and spent a cool morning indoors exploring the wonders of space.The region's first and only space, science and technology attraction, the Space Foundation Discovery Center is...
06/11/2013
"Mars, Rovers and Robots" opened today at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs and welcomed a group from Springs of Life Children's Center and other guests.The Space Foundation Discovery Center is the region's first and only space, science and technology attraction, and is located off Garden of the Gods Road at 4425 Arrowswest Drive. The Discovery Center is open to the public...
06/08/2013
Squid dissection, ROVs, Science On a Sphere® demonstrations and a multi rotor quadcopter were highlights of the Space Foundation's first Summer of Discovery Saturday on June 8, featuring "Oceans of the Universe."The public is invited to visit the Space Foundation Discovery Center this summer for 10 weeks of educational space activities appropriate for all ages. Each week focuses on a specific...
06/07/2013
The public is invited to visit the new Space Foundation Discovery Center this summer for 10 weeks of educational space activities appropriate for all ages.Each week will focus on a specific theme, culminating with a full day of special activities each Saturday, included in the price of the Saturday admission.This week's theme is "Oceans of the Universe" with activities celebrating World Oceans...
06/06/2013
Sara Summers, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) meteorologist and European manager for Science On a Sphere®, will give four presentations at the Space Foundation Discovery Center on Friday, June 7, part of the Space Foundation's week-long Summer of Discovery theme "Oceans of the Universe."Summers' presentations will be offered at 11:00 a.m., 12:00 noon, 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m...
06/05/2013
Learn about Oceans of the Universe this week at the Space Foundation's new Discovery Center, the region's only space, science and technology attraction, with interactive and self-guided exhibits for all ages.Located off Garden of the Gods Road at 4425 Arrowswest Drive, Space Foundation Discovery Center hours this summer are from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays.Each week will...
04/12/2013
The 29th National Space Symposium concluded Thursday night with the gala Space Technology Hall of Fame Dinner® and the Reception in Celebration of the New Generation Space Leaders.The event proved a successful accomplishment in a challenging year with 9,000 total participants from more than 30 nations. Among the participants were:Approximately 160 exhibitors, including 33 that...
04/11/2013
The Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center and Pavilion was truly an international gathering at the 29th National Space Symposium. Almost 160 exhibitors in the two large halls represented 11 countries, including Austria, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, Luxembourg, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States,  in displaying the latest in space technology,...
04/11/2013
Both education programs and programs desiged to aid young space professionals in advancing their careers are an important part of the Space Symposium. Space Career Day, held on April 11, combined the two objectives in one event. With almost 100 participants, including students from Space Grant Universities in four states and transitioning military, the full-day event provided exposure to...
04/11/2013
The Teacher Liaison Workshop, which is an annual feature of the Space Symposium, took a different twist this year when attending Teacher Liaisons traveled to the Space Foundation's world headquarters in Colorado Springs for their educational sessions. Seventy-five teachers from 13 states participated in the program, which included:Breakfast and photos with NASA Astronauts Dr. Leroy...

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