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Halloween Costume Fun at the Discovery Center Oct. 30 and 31

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 26, 2015) – Clean out the closet and throw on your favorite galactic or sci-fi costume Oct. 30 and 31 for a celebration of all things space and science fiction at the Space Foundation Discovery Center for this month’s Star Days “Space and Sci-Fi Celebration.”

Located only five minutes from Garden of the Gods Park, the Space Foundation Discovery Center is the region’s only space, science and technology attraction, and is fully prepared for an out-of-this-world exploration of sci-fi movies, demonstrations and activities for all ages and species.

Pets in Costumes Social Media Contest

While furry friends will be unable to attend the “Space and Sci-Fi Celebration,” they can earn you a chance at free admission on Saturday, Oct. 31. Submit your favorite photo of your dog, cat or any other pet in their best space or science fiction costume via the Space Foundation’s social media channels for a chance to win a family 4-pack admission.

The deadline to submit a photo is noon MDT, Friday, Oct. 30. For more information, visit

The following activities will be included in the cost of Discovery Center admission* Oct. 30 and 31:

  • Vintage Sci-Fi Movie Fest with popcorn
  • Mad Science Demonstrations
  • Sci-Fi Minecraft™ in the AGI Lab
  • Space and Sci-Fi Crafts
  • Be the Star of your own Vintage Sci-Fi Movie Poster

*Activities subject to change without notice

Star Days, sponsored in part by Raytheon, are held each month, and each with a special space theme. These days are filled with extra activities appropriate for all ages.

The Space Foundation Discovery Center 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.