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June 13 is “Super Saturday” at Space Foundation Discovery Center

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 10, 2015) – Take a Space-cation this summer at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs. Come to the Discovery Center for special activities for “Super Saturday” on June 13, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and explore the theme “Living in a 3D World.”

Create 3D art then view it through a stereoscope, play in our 3D sandbox and use our astronaut glove box to build a 3D structure. Plus, design and launch your own paper rockets in our Rocket Alley, and watch a Science On a Sphere® presentation in 3D. The first 25 children admitted to the Discovery Center on June 13 will receive a free Heatsheet® space blanket.

Additional fee activities on June 13 include:

  • Minecraft® in our AGI Space Missions Simulation Laboratory

Session 1: 11:00 a.m. - noon
Session 2: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
($5 additional fee, seating limits apply, appropriate for ages 8 and up)

  • Drive a Mars Rover

($5 additional fee, appropriate for ages 5 and up with adult participation)

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. For admission fees and other information, visit, or call the Space Foundation at 719.576.8000.

About the Space Foundation
Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is the foremost advocate for all sectors of space, and is a global, nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium, in support of its mission "to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity." Space Foundation World Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, has a public Discovery Center, including El Pomar Space Gallery, Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere® and the Lockheed Martin Space Education Center. The Space Foundation has a field office in Houston and conducts government affairs from its Washington, D.C., office. It annually publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, and through its Space CertificationTM and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, recognizes space-based innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Visit, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, Google+, Flickr and YouTube, and read our e-newsletter Space Watch.