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Right now at the Discovery Center!

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The Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs is open until 5:00 p.m. today, Saturday, March 1, with special “Star Days” activities included in the price of admission.

Children can conduct science experiments with Cool Science®, burn off some energy in the bounce house, or try out the new Mars Robotics Laboratory.

Learn more about our universe in our Science On a Sphere® theatre, with two special presentations this afternoon:

  • 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. – Living on Other Worlds
  • 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. – NASA short film Water Falls

If you can’t join us today, come back on April 3 and 5 for our next “Star Days,” featuring the theme “Space Myths.”

The Space Foundation Discovery Center is the region’s only space, science and technology attraction, and is located at 4425 Arrowswest Drive in Colorado Springs, just off of Garden of the Gods Road. The Discovery Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and until 8:00 p.m. one Thursday of every month.

Discovery Center daily admission fees are $9 for adults, $7 for seniors (age 65+), $7 for college students with I.D., $3 for children ages 4-17. Military fees are $4.50 for adults with I.D., and $1.50 for children ages 4-17. Children age three years and younger are admitted free. For information about group visits, and holiday and weather closures, call 719.576.8000.

Learn more about the Discovery Center by visiting