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07/23/2014
The Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs is featuring “Rocketry,” for its Summer of Discovery program July 22-26 and July 29-Aug. 2.“Rocketry” activities:Free surprise for the first 25 paid children admitted daily (age 4-17, includes Discovery Passport holders)Rocketry-themed crafts"Astronaut-Me" Photo Booth - get a personalized photo of yourself in a Space Shuttle or ISS...
07/22/2014
On July 23, the Discovery Center will host a free evening presentation and book signing with veteran ABC News and 20/20 reporter Lynn Sherr, author of Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space. now a New York Times Best Seller. This definitive biography examines both the public and private life of Dr. Sally Ride, including exclusive insights from Ride's family and partner.Sherr has covered a...
07/21/2014
Girls of all ages are invited to the Space Foundation's Girls’ STEM Day on July 23 at the Discovery Center in Colorado Springs. Free admission is provided for the first 50 girls admitted, thanks to a grant from The Joseph Henry Edmondson Foundation.A variety of activities will be offered for girls of all ages on July 23 to spark their interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (...
07/14/2014
Join us for more "Mars, Rovers & Robots," through Saturday, July 19, at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs.Activities for Saturday, July 19, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Included in the price of daily admissionFREE Surprise for the first 100 paid children admitted on Saturday (age 4-17 only, includes Discovery Passport holders)Meet the Stormtroopers of the 501st Legion - 11:00...
07/11/2014
Saturday, July 12, at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs features a special astronomy-themed SphereCast with 'Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai'i on the Discovery Center’s Science On a Sphere® at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.The following activities are available on July 12, from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., or at the times shown below: Free surprise for the first 100 paid children...
07/11/2014
On July 11, the Space Foundation held a briefing in Washington, D.C., for Congressional staffers about recently declassified National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) programs which resulted in technologies and techniques being developed that were able to be applied and utilized in America's civilian space efforts.Main presenters were:Robert A. McDonald, Ph.D., Director, Center for the Study of...
07/08/2014
Try your hand at maneuvering underwater robots, build a Mars habitat and see robotic demonstrations at the Discovery Center's "Mars, Rovers & Robots."Saturday’s activities on July 12 will also feature a special astronomy-themed SphereCast with 'Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai'i on the Discovery Center’s Science On a Sphere® at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.Most of the activities for the first week below...
06/25/2014
Dr. Devin J. Della-Rose, director of the U.S. Air Force Academy's Astronomical Research Group and Observatory, will discuss his work and research regarding exoplanet discoveries during a presentation at the Space Foundation's Summer of Discovery "Astronomy" program at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, June 27, at the Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive, Colorado Springs.According to Della-Rose, the search...
06/23/2014
Space Across the Curriculum began June 23 at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs, with 21 teachers from five states participating in this week's course, "Astronomy Principles for the Classroom: Kinesthetic Astronomy."This intensive week-long graduate-level course is for PreK-12 educators, and provides space-related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)...
06/20/2014
As an added attraction to the conclusion of its "Oceans" theme, the Space Foundation Discovery Center is offering Oceans-related SphereCasts with the Aquarium Of The Pacific (AOP) at the following times:Friday, June 20, presentations at 2:00 and 3:00 p.m.Saturday, June 21, presentations at 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.The public is invited to come and watch the presentations and ask questions of the...

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