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Nov. 13 Space Story Time Features Book by Astronaut Mark Kelly

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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 is illustrated by award-winning artist C.F. Payne, and is followed by a hands-on learning activity focusing on the planet Mars.

About Space Story Time
Space Story Time is held in the Space Foundation Discovery Center's Area 51 and is designed to spark an interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in very young learners. Space Story Time is included in the regular daily admission price to the Discovery Center.

About the Discovery Center
The Discovery Center is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at 4425 Arrowswest Drive in Colorado Springs, just off of Garden of the Gods Road.

Discovery Center daily admission fees are $10 for adults, $7.50 for seniors (age 65+), $7.50 for college students with I.D., $4.50 for children ages 4-17. Children age three years and younger are admitted free. Military fees are $5.00 for adults with I.D., and $4.00 for military children ages 4-17 with I.D. Military includes active duty, guard, reserve or retiree with I.D.Special "Star Days" are held one Saturday each month at the Discovery Center, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., with a new space theme each month. Admission savings are available through the Discovery Center Passport program.

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