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Visit Alien Worlds at the Space Foundation Discovery Center this Saturday, May 7

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 4, 2016) – It’s time to explore the other side of the universe, and the unusual inhabitants of distant planets. The Space Foundation Discovery Center is celebrating aliens and their worlds this Saturday as part of Star Days “Alien Worlds.”

Take your photo as an explorer on an alien world as you image the inhabitants as friend or foe, and learn about exoplanets with a Science On a Sphere® presentation. These activities, plus many more, will be available for guests of all ages. Star Days are sponsored in part by Raytheon and Uwingu.

This will be the final Star Days of the 2015-2016 season. Star Days will return in the fall after the Summer of Discovery – “Heroes of Space” program ends. To learn more about Summer of Discovery events and activities, see

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About the Discovery Center
Located only five minutes from Garden of the Gods Park, at 4425 Arrowswest Drive, Colorado Springs, The Space Foundation Discovery Center is the region's only space, science and technology attraction.

Military discounts are available. For hours, pricing 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 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+,
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