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07/06/2013
It was "Red, White and Blue" week at the Space Foundation Discovery Center this past week and highlights included the grand opening of a new visiting exhibit from NASA and presentations from several former NASA astronauts.On Tuesday, July 2, Space Foundation CEO Elliot Pulham kicked off the week with a presentation at the Discovery Center about "America's Changing Role in Space," sharing his...
07/05/2013
Today the Space Foundation celebrated the opening of NASA's first major visiting exhibit to its Discovery Center. The exhibit is called "Space Shuttle: Conquering Low Earth Orbit," and includes videos, displays and touchable hardware, plus a 13-foot tall, 1:15 scale Space Shuttle full stack model.Located at 4425 Arrowswest Drive, the Space Foundation Discovery Center is the region's only space,...
06/29/2013
Today's theme at the Space Foundation Discovery Center is "Blue Planet, Green Living," giving visitors the opportunity to try out a Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf electric car, provided by Drive SunShine Institute (DSI), a Summer of Discovery event co-sponsor.The first 100 visitors received a free turn on the Boulder Bike Blender™ getting a little exercise while blending an organic bike-powered fruit...
06/27/2013
Saturday's theme at the Space Foundation Discovery Center is "Blue Plant, Green Living." Test drive a Chevy Volt or Nissan Leaf electric car, provided by Drive SunShine Institute (DSI), a Summer of Discovery event co-sponsor.You can also peddle your way to a healthy snack on a special stationary Boulder Bike Blender™. Burn calories while blending organic bike-powered fruit smoothies. The...
06/22/2013
It was "Astronauts!"week at the Space Foundation Discovery Center, and Saturday, June 22, featured presentations by four NASA astronauts -- one by video teleconference, three in person:CAPT Jeffrey S. Ashby, USN, Ret., in personCol. Donald R. McMonagle, USAF, Ret., in person (pictured)Nicole Passonno Stott, Via video teleconferenceCol. Gary E. Payton, USAF, Ret., in personEach presentation...
06/19/2013
KRDO-TV Meteorologist Rachael Plath was guest speaker at the Space Foundation today for this week's Space Across the Curriculum teacher professional development course Meteorology and Space Weather.Teachers from across the country signed up to attend the course, which examines the different areas of meteorology and how to incorporate them into the classroom. The course also includes a trip to the...
06/15/2013
Today until 5:00,  June 15 - "Mars, Rovers and Robots" at the Space Foundation Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Dr., off of Garden of the Gods Rd., west of Centennial Blvd., Colorado Springs.During Summer of Discovery, each week focuses on a specific theme, culminating with a full day of special activities each Saturday, included in the price of the Saturday admission.The theme for...
06/13/2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 7, 2013) - The Space Foundation is offering a full day of space and science adventure at its Discovery Center on Saturday, June 15, kicking off Father's Day weekend with activities for all ages, part of its 10-week Summer of Discovery.The Space Foundation Discovery Center is the region's first and only space, science and technology attraction, and is located off...
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...

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