Space Foundation Press Releases
Space Foundation Offers Fun for “Kids” Ages 1-101 in March
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 1, 2016) – The Space Foundation is a destination for fun and interactive learning for the entire family. This March, guests are invited to experience space art, story time and Martian margaritas.
This Saturday, March 5, the monthly Star Days event, sponsored in part by Raytheon and Uwingu, will be themed “The Art of Space.” The day will be filled with special Science On a Sphere® presentations, crafts such as Marbled Planets, Galaxy in a Bottle and Space Chalk Art throughout the day. Activities will be enjoyed by the young and not-as-young alike.
The following Tuesday, March 8, we invite families with preschoolers to join us for a Space Story Party as we read Gianna Marino’s Meet Me at the Moon. Parents and their little ones will enjoy a story, an activity involving Oreo cookies and coloring. Space Story Time is designed to spark an interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in young learners.
Regular Discovery Center admission applies for Star Days and Space Story Party events.
Later in the week, it’s time for the adults to have some fun. The new 21+ Space Mixer program will feature an evening of Martian Margaritas! We will test drive mini rovers in the Mars Robotics Laboratory and have special hands-on challenges and margaritas of course. Light bites are also included in the $20 admission.
Keep up to date with all the great events at the Space Foundation Discover Center on our website calendar: http://www.spacefoundation.org/events/calendar
MathAlive! Jan. 30 – April 30
This one-of-a-kind interactive math and science exhibit has drawn record-breaking crowds across the U.S., and is designed to answer the age-old question: “Will I ever use all this math they’re teaching us?” The MathAlive!® exhibition is generously presented by Raytheon and will be available for a limited time at the Space Foundation Discovery Center from Jan. 30 through April 30, 2016. Admission is free to military personnel and their families, with I.D., during the MathAlive! stay.
About the Discovery Center
The Space Foundation Discovery Center is the region’s only space, science and technology attraction, and is located only five minutes from Garden of the Gods Park, at 4425 Arrowswest Drive, Colorado Springs
For fees and hours, visit www.spacefoundation.org/museum, 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 www.SpaceFoundation.org, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, Google+,Flickr and YouTube, and read our e-newsletter Space Watch.
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