Space In the Community
Space Foundation’s Space in the Community program is designed to inspire students about the wonders of space and to reignite the imagination of all members of the community.
Discover how space can bring your community together and inspire the next generation of explorers.
Popular Programs and Highlights Include:
Audience with an Astronaut™ presentations provide students and the community with the opportunity to learn first-hand what it takes to become a space explorer. Programs are coordinated with former NASA astronaut and Space Foundation Special Advisor-Human Spaceflight Dr. Leroy Chiao and may include other astronauts. Presentations consist of an informational and inspirational talk followed by a Q&A period.
What’s Happening in Space presentations, led by Space Foundation Education Specialists, are designed to inform and inspire audiences about space and reinforce the importance of STEM (Science, Technology Engineering and Math). Community presentations can also include media interviews with TV, radio and newspaper.
Hands-on STEM focused classroom activities for students are available for grades PreK-12.
Space Across the Curriculum professional development workshops provide educators with lessons and hands-on activities that meet education standards to integrate STEM into daily curriculum and tools that are instantly transferrable to the classroom.
Marketing and Sponsorship Assistance will help you solicit underwriting or sponsorship support to bring a program to your community by providing easy-to-use email invitation, poster/flyer and agenda templates to promote your program.
Virtual Audience with an Astronaut™ allows audiences, teachers and students to interact with an astronaut, conducted via Google Hangouts, Skype or FaceTime – anywhere in the world.
Select from a Variety of On-site and
Virtual Programs – Just Right for You!