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Space Foundation to Celebrate World Space Week 2022
Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 27, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced programming for its celebration of World Space Week 2022, Oct. 4-10. This year, the theme for the annual event is “Space and Sustainability” to celebrate sustainability in and from space.
In announcing the week’s activities, Space Foundation Vice President of Education Dr. John West said, “We are proud to provide innovative educational programs to inspire the next generation of students to explore their unique and important contribution in the future space ecosystem. Space Foundation is committed to the vital mission of preparing the future workforce for space and STEAM education.”
Programming will be inclusive to all: families, students of all ages, industry professionals and anyone with an appreciation for the development of space and seeking key industry insights. Events include:
- Launch of Boeing Art Showcase — Art In The Stars
- Moon Colony Kit mission briefing
- Live reading of “Earth: My First 4.54 Billion Years”
- Homeschool Days at Space Foundation Discovery Center
- Tesla’s Toolbox workshop at Space Foundation Discovery Center
- Space Matters online panel discussion
Please visit discoverspace.org/events/world-space-week for a complete list of activities.
The largest space event on Earth, UN-declared World Space Week is celebrated Oct. 4-10 annually. It is an international celebration of the contribution of space science and technology to the betterment of the human condition. World Space Week consists of myriad space-related events held by space agencies, aerospace companies, schools, planetaria, museums, astronomy clubs and others in a common time frame to achieve greater student and public impact through synchronization.
About Space Foundation Discovery Center
Space Foundation Discovery Center is an interactive space museum and science center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is a hands-on, education-focused destination that advances awareness, access and training in space exploration and space-to-Earth industries for students, teachers, families and space enthusiasts. Partnerships with government and commercial enterprises support exhibits like the El Pomar Space Gallery; Northrop Grumman Science Center, featuring Science On a Sphere®; and Lockheed Martin Space Education Center, including the Mars Robotics Lab, the Education Activities Center, and the AGI Space Missions Simulation Lab. For more information, please visit https://www.discoverspace.org.
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