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Nov 2017
3D printing (additive manufacturing) is leading the next industrial revolution. It is fascinating what people can make and what materials they use to 3D print. Join us and learn how 3D printers work a... [more]
Nov 2017
All Space Foundation offices, including the Discovery Center, will close at 4pm local time on Wednesday, November 22, and will remain closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, Nove... [more]
Nov 2017
An evening of looking to the stars and discovering the wonders of the universe. This event creates a fun learning environment for the whole family and inspires the next generation of astronomy enthusi... [more]
Dec 2017
Not all aspects of Star Wars are science fiction. Today, inventors, scientists and engineers are making the stories told in a galaxy far, far away a reality. Learn about the technologies inspired by t... [more]
Dec 2017
"NORAD uses four high-tech systems to track Santa - radar, satellites, Santa Cams and fighter jet aircraft. Not only do these systems utilize a variety of space technology, but the tradition of tracki... [more]
Dec 2017
Holograms seem like a thing of the future. But, you can make one today! Come and discover how to make a simple hologram display, using inexpensive materials and your smartphone or tablet! [more]
Dec 2017
The force is strong as we celebrate everyone’s favorite space opera. Join us the Saturday after the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, for a day of spoiler-free Star Wars fun at the Discovery Center... [more]
Jan 2018
Where humans cannot go, robots can. Learn how space programs use robots to explore beyond the Earth with a Science On a Sphere® presentation. Build robot crafts, drive rovers in our Mars Robotics Labo... [more]
Jan 2018
It's a night of "Arts and Ales!" Join us and view different forms of space art and enjoy a good ale. Create your own one-of-a-kind space art masterpieces throughout the evening. Ages 21 and over. Tick... [more]
Jan 2018
Make a gyrating robot out of a toothbrush and simple vibration motor. Then, create a course for your robot to follow, compete or dance in. (A small materials fee will apply) [more]
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Floyd Fernandez
So great! A wonderful time and my daughter is demanding that I bring her back!
- Floyd Fernandez

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