Space Foundation to host “Family Star Party” on Nov. 19


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocacy organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, announced that its Space Foundation Discovery Center will be hosting a Family Star Party on Friday, Nov. 19, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

The party will offer a family-friendly way to view and learn about the lunar eclipse happening that night utilizing other multimedia paths to gain a better understanding of the wonders of the universe.

EventFamily Star Party: Partial Lunar Eclipse
Date: Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. MST
Venue: Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs
Admission: No fee for outdoor telescope viewing; half-price admission for Discovery Center indoor activities
Activities: Outside (weather permitting) viewing the near-full Moon through Moon filters. Enjoying the Mobile Earth + Space Observatory and its 12″ telescope. Inside presentations about the Moon in the Science on a Sphere® theater and driving rovers on another world in the Mars Robotics Laboratory.

MESO is a “science center on wheels,” allowing the public to experience authentic science firsthand and engaging young people with STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) topics.

To learn more about the Space Foundation, click here.

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