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Summer of Discovery Week 5: MARS, ROVERS & ROBOTS July 8 - 12

When: 
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 10:00am to Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Space Foundation Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Dr., Colorado Springs, Colo.

WEEK 5: MARS, ROVERS & ROBOTS

Tuesday, July 8 - Friday, July 11

  • FREE Surprise for the first 25 paid children admitted each day (age 4-17 only, includes Discovery Passport holders)
  • Science On a Sphere® Presentations (every 30 minutes)
  • Mars Movie Fest - 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Build a Mars Habitat
  • Mars Lander Design Challenge - 11:00 a.m./1:00 p.m./3:00 p.m.
  • Build a Mars RC Rover - 11:00 a.m./2:00 p.m. ($18 additional fee - pictured at right)
  • Hovercraft and UAV Demonstrations
  • Operate a Water Robot
  • Mars, Rovers & Robots-themed Crafts & Activities

Saturday, July 12

  • FREE Surprise for the first 100 paid children admitted on Saturday (age 4-17 only, includes Discovery Passport holders)
  • FREE Wendy's Chili (while quantities last) and meet "Wendy" - 11:00 a.m
  • OohWeeAnaya Ice Cream Treats Food Truck - Noon - 4:00 p.m.
  • Cool Science® Interactive Demonstrations - 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Minecraft® Mission to Mars - Noon/2:00 p.m. ($4 additional fee)
  • Science On a Sphere®
  • Robotics Club Demonstrations
    • The MITRE Corporation: STEM Team
    • Young Bot Builders: Team Synergists
    • Colorado Technical University IEEE Student Branch Robotics
    • FIRST Team 662 - Rocky Mountain Robotics
  • Mars Movie Fest - 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Build a Mars Habitat
  • Mars Lander Design Challenge - 11:00 a.m./1:00 p.m./3:00 p.m.
  • Build a Mars RC Rover - 11:00 a.m./2:00 p.m. ($18 additional fee - pictured above)
  • Hovercraft and UAV Demonstrations
  • Operate a Water Robot
  • Mars, Rovers & Robots-themed Crafts & Activities

*Events and activities are subject to change without notice.


Plan to Attend Each Week!

MARS, ROVERS & ROBOTS: Week 6, July 15-19
ROCKETRY: Week 7, July 22-26 and Week 8, July 29-August 2
A TASTE OF SPACE TECHNOLOGY: Week 9, August 5-9 and Week 10, August 12-16


NEW! Get your Discovery Passport today!

Valuable member benefits including admission* to Summer of Discovery 2014! Click here to learn more and purchase today!

*Includes general admission to Summer of Discovery - some activities require an extra fee as noted on schedule.


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