Student Artists From Around the Globe are Invited to Participate in the Space Foundation’s 10th Annual International Student Art Contest

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 20, 2019) – The Space Foundation is now accepting entries for its 10th Annual International Student Art Contest. Student artists ages 3 to 18 years old are invited to enter the 2020 contest by submitting their original artwork. Children may draw, paint or create a mixed media or digital work of…


Space Foundation is Teaching Hands-on STEM Activities to Educators in Maryland

For the 13th summer, the Space Foundation is conducting teacher professional development for educators in Charles County (Md.) Public Schools. The week-long Space Across the Curriculum program is being held at the district’s James E. Richmond Science Center in Charles County and includes a public community night with featured speaker former NASA astronaut Duane “Digger”…


Thank You to Our Space Across the Curriculum Scholarship Donors

SAC teacher training

Today, 26 teachers from 16 U.S.states completed professional development training at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs. All of the teachers received scholarships to attend, thanks to the generosity of two donors. During the four-day Space Across the Curriculum program, the teachers learned hands-on activities to use in their classrooms to reinforce learning…


Space Foundation Discovery Center Earns TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 30, 2019) – The Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its ninth year, the achievement celebrates businesses that are consistently excellent — having earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. The Certificate of Excellence accounts for…


Scholarships Fund Space Across the Curriculum Teacher Professional Development at Space Foundation Discovery Center

Teachers in training

Today, the Space Foundation’s annual week-long Space Across Curriculum educator professional development program started at its Discovery Center in Colorado Springs. The theme for the training is “Mission to Mars,” and is funded by two scholarships that cover participation by 26 teachers representing 16 U.S. states. The “Mission to Mars” program will provide the teachers…


Thank you, Raytheon!

Raytheon employee with Merge Cubes

Our thanks to Raytheon for sponsoring today’s Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs.


Sneak Peek: Space Foundation’s July 20 Apollo 11 Celebration

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On Saturday, July 20, the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing with a full day of activities, presentations, tours and a special visit from former NASA astronaut Duane “Digger” Carey. We’ll have both indoor and outdoor activities tomorrow, and cool treats from Kona…


The Humanity of Apollo 11 – Communion, Candy and Graffiti

As Apollo 11 was returning to Earth after the first Moon landing, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins noted his gratitude for the NASA workforce that made their flight a success. He said: “All this is possible only through the blood, sweat, and tears of a number of people…This operation is somewhat like the periscope of…