Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs

3.7
#14 of 21 in Museums in Colorado Springs
Science Museum · Hidden Gem · Educational Site
The Space Foundation is an international, nonprofit organization and the foremost advocate for all sectors of the space industry - civil, commercial, military and intelligence.

Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is the world's premier organization to inspire, educate, connect and advocate on behalf of the global space community. It is a nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium. Space Foundation Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, has a public Discovery Center, including El Pomar Space Gallery, Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere® and the Lockheed Martin Space Education Center. The Space Foundation has a Washington, D.C., office and field representatives in Houston, Los Angeles and the Florida Space Coast. It publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, and through its Space CertificationTM and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, recognizes space-based innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Visit both of our websites – www.SpaceFoundation.org and DiscoverSpace.org – and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, Google+, Flickr and YouTube, and read our e-newsletter Space Watch.
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  • A wonderful variety of exhibits with lots of hands on opportunities. Even if you are not a space geek you may love driving a rover, watching the 3D printing or learning about how technologies we...  more »
  • My husband, daughter, and I found it very interesting. If you enjoy space related info, go check it out! They have a small gift shop where they actually have space food that you can buy, so my...  more »
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  • My daughter has been fascinated with space for the last few months and this discovery center offered plenty of places for her to explore at her own pace, participate in a scavenger hunt, build and test her own rocket and work on an underwater drone using a controller similar to a video game. I’m more than impressed with the live narrator and space presentation. He came up to us after the show to make sure all her questions were asked. Worth visiting!
  • This place is great, a lot of information and the price isn’t too high. If you want to nerd out on space stuff I recommend going here.

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