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10/24/2014
Save money by getting your tickets today for the 3rd Annual Space & Science Fiction Costume Ball, Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Space Foundation Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive, Colorado Springs, 7:00-11:00 p.m. Proceeds will benefit STEM education by providing scholarships for students and teachers to experience hands-on field trips to the Discovery Center.What's new this year?Two fully-...
10/09/2014
Oct. 9 is "To Be an Astronaut Day" at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs, part of our World Space Week celebration Oct. 4-10.The Space Foundation is bringing former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao, Ph.D., to the Discovery Center on Thursday, Oct. 9, to share his experiences as a Space Shuttle astronaut and resident of the International Space Station (ISS). The public will have...
10/04/2014
The Space Foundation is bringing former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao, Ph.D., to the Discovery Center on Thursday, Oct. 9, to share his experiences as a Space Shuttle astronaut and resident of the International Space Station (ISS). The public will have two opportunities to meet Chiao for autographs and photos for this World Space Week event on Oct. 9:2:00 - 3:00 p.m., autographs and photos with Dr....
10/03/2014
The Space Foundation will launch the start of World Space Week on Saturday, Oct. 4, with straw rocket launches and other rocket-themed activities at its Discovery Center in Colorado Springs.The public is invited to visit the Discovery Center for the start of the global celebration of World Space Week, Oct. 4-10. The following activities are offered for this special "Star Days" event and are...
09/19/2014
Members of the U.S. military, federal employees and postal workers can give to the Space Foundation through your Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). The campaign season runs now through January 15, 2015.  To help inspire the next generation of scientists, engineers and technology professionals, enter Space Foundation's CFC code, 71807, on your campaign pledge card.Whether you choose to donate $...
09/08/2014
For the fifth consecutive year, the Space Foundation is playing a major role at the annual Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies (AMOS) Conference in Maui, Hawai'i, Sept. 9-12.Involvement includes a featured speaker presentation by Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham, a reception for young space professionals and STEM education programs for teachers and...
09/05/2014
Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham will be a featured speaker at The Strategic Choices for Space - President's Conference 2014, to be held Oct. 8-9 at the Royal Aeronautical Society Headquarters in London. Pulham is scheduled to speak on Oct. 8 on "Issues for the Space Sector."This international aerospace conference features papers and presentations by 200 middle and senior...
08/11/2014
There's still time to experience Summer of Discovery at the Discovery Center in Colorado Springs. Space-themed activities for all ages continue through Saturday, Aug. 16.Plan now for the grand finale of Summer of Discovery, a beer tasting event, "Rocket in My Beer," to be held at the Discovery Center Saturday, Aug. 16, from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Buy a wristband for $19 in advance, or $24 at the door,...
08/08/2014
Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Discovery Center features a new game in our AGI Space Missions Simulation Laboratory, plus a performance by the Colorado Springs Conservatory at 4:00 p.m., followed by a video produced by KCME-FM classical music and an appearance by KCME radio host Michael Campion.Crafts and activities on Saturday include driving rovers on "Mars," making and launching straw rockets,...
08/01/2014
In 2006, Anousheh Ansari captured headlines as the first female private space explorer, the fourth private explorer to visit space and the first astronaut of Iranian descent. This week, Ansari visited the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs to unveil her portrait on display in the gallery, and to sign autographs for the public.She said she had always dreamed of going to space...

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