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Virtual 2020 Audience with an Astronaut

The Space Foundation is excited to announce our Virtual 2020 Audience with an Astronaut 5-Part series streaming to you LIVE on Vimeo. We will be featuring Retired Astronaut Lt. Col. Duane “Digger” Carey. Great for all grade levels! We will have host Q&A segments, fun gameshow-like segments, and cover great topics.

Register HERE for Virtual 2020 Audience with an Astronaut!

Astronaut Digger CareyRetired Astronaut Lt. Col. Duane “Digger” Carey

  • Flew the A-10A Thunderbolt II and the F-16 Falcon in the Airforce
  • STS 109 Mission Space Shuttle Pilot
  • Assisted in upgrading the Hubble Space Telescope
  • Orbited the Earth 165 times and covered 3.9 million miles in space

Topics Covered:

  • Space – Past, Present, and Future - (A look at human endeavors & achievements in space)
  • Training & Working in Space - (Find out what the body and mind is getting ready for in space.)
  • Technology’s Role in Space - (A look at technology’s role in space flight and travel.)
  • School Today, Space Tomorrow… - (A look at the subjects being taught in school today and seeing which ones are most critical for the future of our space economy.)
  • It Takes a Team: STEAM Careers – (A look at the types of aerospace and space careers that are available for the next generation)

Event Dates and Time: All sessions held at 10:00 a.m. MDT

Session 1: October 20, 2020
Session 2: November 17, 2020
Session 3: January 19, 2020
Session 4: February 16, 2021
Session 5: March 16, 2021


Space Foundation Discovery Center Virtual ScholarTrips

Scholarship registration link will be made available the week of October 5, 2020.

Scholarship Timeline:
• Application opens: Week of October 5, 2020
• Application deadline: 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 23, 2020
• Decision Notification: Week of October 26, 2020
• Awarded Field Trips conducted: November 2, 2020 - May 21, 2021

Any questions please contact [email protected]

Please note there are specific eligibility requirements for each scholarship opportunity.

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