Space After Dark: A Cosmic Trivia and Game Night

Adults 21+ Doors open at 5:30 p.m. – Light bites and drinks to get started! 6:00 p.m. – Trivia begins Who once said, “Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”? – Carl Sagan How much do you know about the great unknown? Impress your team of peers and compete at a cosmic mash-up of…

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Homeschool Days: History of ISS and Year in Review

What is the International Space Station(ISS)? How did it get there? Visit the Discovery Center on Homeschool Days to find out and learn so much more! Our focus this month is the history of the ISS and all that has happened this year in space. Special Guest and Activities include: ” Space Station Vacation” brought…

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Workshop: Postcrossing Through Space

About this workshop: learn what the Postcrossing platform has to offer.  You will be registered at Postcrossing.com and create your own artistic representation of living in Space in postcard form! Share with others your adventures at the Discovery Center when you build a postcard collage to send to a Postcrossing recipients from  around the world or create more than one postcard to send to family, friends or a pen pal. Gather inspiration from the Space Foundation Discovery Center for your creative enterprise.

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Homeschool Days: World Space Week – The Moon: Gateway to the Stars

Join the Space Foundation as we celebrate World Space Week, “The Moon: Gateway to the Stars!”.  Discover the international collaboration and innovation involved in the development of the lunar Gateway, lunar habitats and mapping the Moon. Join us for ‘Diversity in Space’ on our Science On a Sphere® as we discover the NEXT generation of scientists, engineers…

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World Space Week-“The Moon: Gateway to the Stars.”

The United Nations declared in 1999, that October 4 through October 10 each year would be recognized as World Space Week, a time “to celebrate at the international level, the contributions of space science and technology to the betterment of the human condition.” The Space Foundation Discovery Center plans to do just that Oct. 4, 5, 8 and 9 *. The theme…

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Space Foundation Discovery Center Exhibit Grand Opening of Tech Style!

Join the Space Foundation Discovery Center for an exciting, NEW featured exhibit opening during World Space Week. Featured Exhibit: Tech Style is an interactive exhibit exploring the evolution of the spacesuit as a technological marvel as well as a functional piece of clothing. Visitors can see spacesuits from around the world, attempt to use tools while on a simulated space…

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Space Foundation Discovery Center 7th Birthday

FREE Admission! For this special day we will have our Mars Robotics Laboratory open! Celebrate with birthday party favors and participate in a celebratory rover challenge — balloon popping to win prizes. Plus a social media prize opportunity! World Space Week, International Postcard Celebration! In celebration of World Space Week, we will be partnering with Postcrossing to discover how spacesuits…

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Experience MESO at the Space Foundation Discovery Center

Experience MESO at the Space Foundation Discovery Center  October 15, as we take part in the 2019 Cool Science Festival.  The Cool Science Festival features 9 days of educational and engaging special events designed to showcase STEAM. Our featured community Partner the Mobile Earth and Space Observatory (MESO) will engage our guests at the Space Foundation Discovery Center with hands-on educational…

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Celebrate the Cool Science Festival!

We are excited to participate in the 2019 Cool Science Festival which features 9 days of educational and engaging special events designed to showcase STEAM. Our featured community Partner the Mobile Earth and Space Observatory (MESO) will engage our guests at the Space Foundation Discovery Center with hands-on educational and research activities focused on earth and space sciences, renewable…

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Mad Science Day!

Join us for Mad Science fun and Halloween trick or treating! Come dressed in costume and experience our mad science laboratories. Activities include: Mad scientist demonstration stations and other hands-on activities Mars Robotics Laboratory: Try your hand at driving rovers around a simulated Mars pumpkin patch! Science On a Sphere ® : Special presentations Event Admission: Included in regular…

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