Space in the Community

DEVELOP your STEM Pipeline • GROW your Organic Workforce • STRENGTHEN Your Community

Astronaut Duane Carey wth kids at a Space In The Community event
Photo credit: Christian Murdock, Colorado Springs Gazette

Through lasting community partnerships, the Space Foundation's Space in the Community program is designed to help your community develop a Pre-K through 20 STEM pipeline, to grow a community's organic workforce, and to strengthen economic development. We do that by inspiring students with hands-on activities, enabling teachers through professional development, and propelling your community through special events.

Select from a Variety of On-site and Virtual Programs - Just Right for You!

Discover how space can bring your community together and inspire tomorrow's explorers:

  • Audience with an Astronaut™ Students hear from an astronaut about what it takes to be an explorer*
  • Hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) focused classroom activities for students
  • Space Across the Curriculum Professional development workshop for teachers
  • Community Programs Special events and appearances for the community
  • New Generation Initiatives Designed for those 35 and under looking to advance their careers (additional fees apply)
  • World-wide Programming Space in the Community can be conducted globally
  • Marketing Assistance Templates provided to assist with promotion of events

*Other STEM professionals available upon request

We've brought space down to Earth for all to enjoy!

Simply select from a variety of on-site and virtual programs - one just right for you!

Programs Program I Program II Program III Program IV Program V Program VI
Length of Program 6 Days 6 Days 3 Days 3 Days 11/2-2 Days 2 Hours
Audience with an Astronaut™                
School Assemblies 10   6      
Community Presentations 2   1      
What's Happening in Space                  
School Assemblies   10   6 4  
Community Presentations   2   1 1  
Student Hands-on STEM Activities                        
Space Across the Curriculum
Professional Development Workshop for Teachers
New Generation Initiatives
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Marketing Support                        
Virtual Audience with an Astronaut™              
PRICE $40,000 - $60,000* $30,000 - $50,000* $25,000 - $35,000* $20,000 - $30,000* $15,000 - $20,000* $7,000 Per Session

* Based on travel costs from Colorado Springs, Colorado USA.

Student and teacher programs are led by Space Foundation's award-winning educators who are all former classroom master teachers.

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