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!




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

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