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Jun 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]
30
Jun 2017
With our hydroponics system ready and your votes in, it’s time to get planting. Join us in our hydroponics lab as we plant our crops. Once things are planted, you’ll be able to check in on the growing... [more]
8
Jul 2017
Try out some of the food that astronauts eat in outer space and even make some to taste. Activities include: Special presentation by Carmel Johnson, Commander of Mars HI-SEAS Mission Astron... [more]
10
Jul 2017
Sci-Fi World Science Fiction many times becomes reality. Imaginative and forward-thinking explorers will gain insight into the process some of our greatest science fiction writers took to develop ... [more]
10
Jul 2017
I heART Space Young aspiring artists and designers will embark on a creative journey combining art and space. They will explore the galaxy through hands-on projects, such as creating exoplanet art... [more]
14
Jul 2017
Fee options: $15 - Your ticket includes 2 drink vouchers, enjoy local Mexican cuisine and admission to the Space Foundation Discovery Center. $25 - Your ticket included 2 drink vouchers, a Spa... [more]
15
Jul 2017
Learn about different systems for growing food using hydroponics. Activities include: Hydroponics system demos Drawing to win a mini hydroponic system Pikes Peak Library District Summer ... [more]
17
Jul 2017
Jedi Training Explorers will learn the ways of the Jedi and utilize the latest in technology to explore our galaxy and other worlds. Using plenty of imagination, they will create their own Jedi eq... [more]
17
Jul 2017
Mars Survivor By the year 2033 NASA will be sending humans to Mars. Adventurous explorers will learn what it takes to construct a habitat, work and live on Mars. They will be challenged to use cri... [more]
22
Jul 2017
Learn about the rocks of the red planet and why we think we can grow food on Mars. Activities include: Rock sorting mineral identification Cookie mining Explore Mars on our classroom-siz... [more]
26
Jul 2017
With longer hours of summer sunlight, we have moved the time for our Family Star Party. Join us later in the evening to enjoy the dark night sky. Bring your family and friends and explore the unive... [more]
29
Jul 2017
Clean water is essential to life on Earth and Mars. Learn ways you can help keep water clean on our planet and explore how you can conserve water on Earth and Mars. Activities include: Build ... [more]
5
Aug 2017
Celebrate Curiosity’s landing on Mars and learn about its mission. Activities include: Make an edible rover Curiosity Challenge: Can you do what Curiosity does? Martian rover races Mart... [more]
12
Aug 2017
It’s time to pick our vegetables and see what we were able to grow in space. Join us for a fun-filled celebration to end our Summer of Discovery. Activities include: Special memento for all S... [more]
21
Aug 2017
Come celebrate this awe-inspiring event with the Discovery Center Activities include: We will have solar viewing telescopes, tubes and boxes for the public to enjoy. Live feeds from different... [more]
30
Aug 2017
With longer hours of summer sunlight, we have moved the time for our Family Star Party. Join us later in the evening to enjoy the dark night sky. Bring your family and friends and explore the unive... [more]
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Bill Young
Lots of great speakers, exhibits, and entertainment.
- Bill Young

News and Press

Astronaut Gardening Space Gardening is the Theme for the 2017 Summer of Discovery Program at the Space Foundation Discovery Center
Roll Drop Bounce logo New Physics Exhibit Rolls Into the Discovery Center this Summer. Public Invited to Drop-in Before it Bounces Away!
2017 NPT Best Nonprofits logo Space Foundation Again Named Among 50 Best Nonprofit Organizations to Work For