Space Foundation Discovery Center’s New Drone Zone Will Blow Your Mind

The Space Foundation Discovery Center (SFDC) in Springs is back and better than ever, thanks to a $3.5 million renovation. Starting June 1st, visitors can check out eight exciting new exhibits and enjoy a walk-through of space history. Get ready for an interactive experience from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m, according to KKTV News.

Eight New Exhibits: Drone Zone

SFDC's makeover, brought to life by RTA Architects and GH Phipps, features some cool new additions. One highlight is the Drone Zone, where you can take control and fly drones yourself. You can even try your hand at drone soccer or drone Quidditch, making it a fun spot for all ages. Plus, there's an awesome mural showcasing space pioneers throughout history.h

Boeing Additive Manufacturing Space Laboratory

Another standout is the Boeing Additive Manufacturing Space Laboratory. This new workshop lets visitors dive into 3D printing with machines and pens. It's a hands-on experience that makes learning about science super fun.

Renovated Classics

SFDC didn't just add new stuff; they also revamped some old favorites. The Mars Robotics Laboratory and the Northrop Science Center now have fresh looks. The Northrop Science Center is home to the impressive ‘Science On a Sphere' exhibit, which is a must-see.

A Long History of Education

SFDC has been a go-to spot for learning about space for 12 years, attracting over 300,000 visitors. They offer field trips, workshops, community events, and more. It's an educational hub for all ages.

Get Your Tickets

Ready to check it out? Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for kids. Don't miss the chance to explore the wonders of space at SFDC's grand reopening. Click here to get your tickets or learn more about SFDC's big day.

DroneXL's Take

The revamped SFDC is a perfect blend of fun and , especially with the Drone Zone. It's a great place for drone enthusiasts and anyone interested in space science. The interactive exhibits make it a top spot for family outings. SFDC continues to inspire and educate, and these new additions are sure to attract even more visitors.

Photo courtesy of KKTV.

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Haye Kesteloo
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Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of, where he covers all drone-related news, DJI rumors and writes drone reviews, and, for all news related to electric vehicles. He is also a co-host of the PiXL Drone Show on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Haye can be reached at haye @ or @hayekesteloo.

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