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Space Foundation Discovery Center To Host Family Star Party May 7

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — May 2, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that its Space Foundation Discovery Center will host a Family Star Party on Saturday, May 7, 8-10 p.m. The party will provide a fun, family-friendly environment to inspire the next generation of astronomy enthusiasts while they learn more about stars, nebulae and galaxies and what the universe looked like many years ago.

Event: Family Star Party: Looking Back in Time

Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022; 8-10 p.m.

Venue: Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs

Admission: No fee for outdoor telescope viewing; half-price admission for Discovery Center indoor activities

Activities:

Outside (weather permitting)

  • Viewing the crescent moon
  • Gazing at Orion the Hunter
  • Viewing and learning about galaxies in Leo and Virgo

Inside

  • Exploring Deep Space presentations in the Science On a Sphere® theater
  • El Pomar Space Gallery scavenger hunt

Details: www.discoverspace.org/event/looking-back-in-time/

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 www.discoverspace.org.

About Space Foundation

Space Foundation is a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, offering a gateway to information, education and collaboration for space exploration and space-to-Earth industries that define the global space ecosystem. Driven by a partnership model, Space Foundation operates three divisions that unite the entire spectrum of stakeholders — business, government, education and local communities — through support from corporate membership, sponsorship, fundraising and grants. Symposium 365 is the premier source for media and events, including Space Symposium and The Space Report. Center for Innovation and Education is a lifelong learning provider, and Global Alliance facilitates collaboration around the world. Visit Space Foundation at www.SpaceFoundation.org, and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, InstagramTwitter and YouTube.

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Media Contact:

Zakary Watson
Sr. Manager, Media & Public Affairs
Space Foundation
(719) 362-8152
[email protected]

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