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12/05/2014
Celebrate today's Orion EFT-1 launch at the Discovery Center, with free admisison from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. The flight is the first of a new U.S.-built human rated space launch system since 1981, and the first time that a spacecraft built for humans has left low Earth orbit since 1972.Discovery Center activites on Dec. 5 include:8:30 - 10:00 a.m., the Discovery Center will be open FREE to the public...
12/04/2014
Thanks to leadership roles by Space Foundation Corporate Members Lockheed Martin Corporation and United Launch Alliance (ULA), Exploration Flight Test 1 (EFT-1) is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 4, at Kennedy Space Center. The Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) will launch aboard a Delta IV Heavy rocket.The flight is the first of a new U.S.-built human rated space launch system since 1981, and...
11/18/2014
The Space Foundation has extended the deadline to Dec. 1, 2014, for its Technical Track paper abstracts. Tech Track presentations will be part of the Spce Foundation's 31st Space Symposium, to be held April 13-16, 2015, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA.The Tech Track sessions will offer registrants an opportunity to hear from some of the government and industry leaders in space...
11/14/2014
In November, 47 homeschool students attended the Space Foundation Discovery Center's first Homeschool Day, where activites included a basic engineering lesson with the design, construction and testing of simple aerodynamic landers (pictured top) and a session in Science On a Sphere® (pictured below).Homeschool Day at the Discovery Center uses hands-on science activities to reinforce learning...
11/11/2014
The Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs now offers the region's only STEM-focused preschool story program. Space Story Time is held each Thursday, from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m., at the Discovery Center and is appropriate for children ages 3-5 years.This week's Space Story Time on Nov. 13 will feature a book by former NASA Astronaut Mark Kelly, Moustronaut Goes to Mars. The story...
11/06/2014
The Space Foundation is partnering with the German and European Space Agencies to host a public event at the Discovery Center for the Rosetta mission's landing attempt on Nov. 12. The public is invited to Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs on Wednesday, Nov. 12, to learn about the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission and monitor the Nov. 12 landing attempt.The Discovery...
11/06/2014
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11/02/2014
The Space Foundation announces a Call for Papers for Technical Track presentations to be delivered April 13-14, 2015, as part of the 31st Space Symposium. Tech Track sessions offer registrants an opportunity to hear from some of the government and industry leaders in space technology development, and to learn about recent advances from presenters in a series of 20-minute tech talks.Submit...
10/25/2014
The Space Foundation Discovery Center is offering a special treat on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 -- two days of "Scary Space" with safe indoor trick-or-treating. Come dressed in costume and collect treats in our El Pomar Space Gallery while learning the science behind what's scary in space.As an extra treat for parents, discounted admission will be offered on both Friday Oct. 31, and Saturday, Nov. 1 --...
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-...

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