Space in the Community

DEVELOP Lifelong STEM Learners • 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 PreK through 12 students who become lifelong STEM learners, 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 a former NASA 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 
  • 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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