Museums and Planetariums

Colorado Eclipse Viewing Parties

The United States will experience a total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017. Even though the “totality” — the area where the sun is completely blocked out by the moon — is only 70 miles wide, all fifty states…

July 27, 2017

Cadets Showcase FalconSAT Program At Space Foundation Discovery Center July 27, 2017 – Cadets from the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado Springs, Colorado, were at the Space Foundation Discovery Center on July 25 to highlight progress on the…

July 26, 2017

Global Science & Technology, Inc. Awarded NOAA ProTech-Satellite Domain Contract July 26, 2017 – Global Science & Technology, Inc. (GST) has been selected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for a prime contractor award on the ProTech-Satellite Domain.…

2017 Colorado STEMworks Database Application

July 20, 2017 – The Colorado STEMworks Database is accepting applications from STEM programs in the state. STEMworks is the go-to resource for finding and investing in the nation’s leading STEM education programs. This is the third time that the…

June 23, 2017

NASA’s New Horizons Mission Honors Memory Of Engineer Lisa Hardaway June 23, 2017 – NASA’s New Horizons mission team honored the life and contributions of aerospace engineer Lisa Hardaway on Thursday by dedicating the spectrometer she helped to develop –…

June 13, 2017

NASA Signs First NextSTEP Contract For Commercial Habitat Concept Study June 13, 2017 – NanoRacks has become the first of six partners to sign a contract with NASA to develop deep space habitat concepts that were announced last summer. NanoRacks…

June 2, 2017

Citizen Scientists Uncover A Cold New World Near Sun June 2, 2017 – A new citizen-science tool released earlier this year to help astronomers pinpoint new worlds lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system has already led to…

May 22, 2017

Joint UTSA-SwRI Study Shows How Radioactive Decay Could Support Extraterrestrial Life May 22, 2017 – In the icy bodies around our solar system, radiation emitted from rocky cores could break up water molecules and support hydrogen-eating microbes. To address this…