The Discovery Center will be closed Monday, Dec. 17 - Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, open Wednesday, Dec. 26 - Saturday Dec. 29, and then closed Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019.

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Picture of astronaut in spacesuit holding ice cream Twice the Impact!
Tinkering Tinker, Build and Create at the Space Foundation Discovery Center this Spring Break
Yuri's Night Astronauts Meet Space Heroes and Support STEM Education at the Discovery Center
Major Anna Gunn-Golkin Space Foundation Names First Recipient of the Admiral James O. Ellis, Jr., New Generation National Security Scholarship
Photo of Diego Martinez Science Teacher Diego Martinez is 2018 Recipient of the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award
Nicki
My two young kids and I spent the afternoon here for the Summer Of Discoveries "Oceans" program. My son is 3 1/2 and had an amazing time learning and exploring the various activities. He even dissected a squid, and has been talking about what he learned all day! My 1 1/2 year old even enjoyed checking out the different exhibits and activities. This is exactly the type of facility and learning environment that I love for my kids and I can't wait to check out the other themes of the summer program over the next few weeks!
- Nicki

Upcoming Events

15
Dec 2018
The next industrial revolution is being led by 3D printing (additive manufacturing). It is fascinating what people can make and what materials can be used in… [more]
15
Dec 2018
The force is strong as we celebrate everyone's favorite space opera. Join us as we celebrate Far Away Galaxy activities. Activities include: Costumed "Star… [more]
26
Dec 2018
Special Holiday Hours! The Space Foundation Discovery Center will be OPEN  Wednesday, Dec. 26 through Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. Passport Member Benefit-… [more]
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