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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...
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...
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,...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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 (...
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...
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...



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