Celebrating International Space At Space Foundation Discovery Center

Image Credit: Space Foundation

Image Credit: Space Foundation

April 17, 2015 – The Space Foundation Discovery Center is dedicating the next monthly Star Days event to the international space community. Fun and learning come together with hands-on activities appropriate for all ages.

The Space Foundation Discovery Center Star Days celebrates “International Space,” on May 2 and will feature various activities and demonstrations from space agencies around the globe, including a foreign language lesson. Children and adults alike will have the opportunity to see what it is like moving and working in space and construct spacecraft models.

The following activities are included in the price of Discovery Center admission on May 2, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.:

Canadian Space Agency (CSA)

  • Moving and Working in Space Challenge
  • European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Build Your Own Rosetta Model
  • Watch Rosetta / Philae Video Shorts
  • Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

  • Learn a Bollywood-style Space Dance
  • Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

  • Flying Origami – Make an origami creation to fly in our wind tubes (pictured)
  • Learn the names of planets in other languages:

  • Spanish
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Japanese
  • For more information, click here.