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Join us for a month of awesome discovery, creativity, and fun here at our CMSC 2016 Summer Camps! These camps cover a wide varity of topics across the STEAM fields inclding Engineering, Computer Science, and Geology! There are new camps this year, along with returning favorites, check them out! 3D Printing Workshop (July 6-8): Come […]

  Downey Columbia Memorial Space Center Hosts 2nd STEM Festival 

Alex Dominguez        February 24, 2016 LONG BEACH – The presence of Batman, Spiderman, Superman, and Captain America was nothing out of the ordinary for the Columbia Memorial Space Center this past weekend as it took part in the Long Beach Comic Expo. This is the space center’s second involvement in the yearly […]

DOWNEY – Downey’s Columbia Memorial Space Center exhibits relating to space science education and Downey’s rich aerospace history are now universally accessible to the world thanks to a partnership with Google. Google and the City of Downey hosted an official launch of this digital exhibit on the Google Cultural Institute last Thursday, with special guest […]

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Long Beach Press-Telegram – Downey’s Columbia Memorial Space Center teams up with Google to bring online museum experience Written by: Greg Yee,  Long Beach Press-Telegram DOWNEY >> More than a dozen children gathered around three laptop computers at Downey’s Columbia Memorial Space Center staring intently at the glowing screens with wide, eager eyes. The group, […]

Written By:  Greg Yee, Long Beach Press-Telegram DOWNEY >> The future of space flight came to life for hundreds of children across the country Tuesday morning at the Columbia Memorial Space Center. The Downey-based center hosted a question-and-answer session with future astronauts and experts from Virgin Galactic, a subsidiary of Richard Branson’s Virgin Group that plans to […]

Written By: The Downey Patriot DOWNEY – NASA astronaut James M. Kelly, a crew member on the “Return to Flight” mission after the Columbia Shuttle tragedy, will be at the Columbia Memorial Space Center on Feb. 1 to help mark the disaster’s 10th anniversary. Kelly also was part of STS-102 Discovery, the eighth shuttle mission […]