2021 CCBN Space Expo: Ages 6-12 years


You are AMAZING!!!

Sometimes, how we are made to feel is the worse thing about ourselves is actually one of the things that shows the world how important and amazing we are. Love being you because no one else can ever be you. We are all different and have something special to give to the world and to outer space. What makes you your AMAZING you? You are AMAZING!!!

Featured Presenter

“I am a disability advocate because I have a hearing loss…"

K. Renee Horton PhD is a Space Launch Systems Quality Engineer for NASA and the founder of Unapologetically Being, an advocacy and mentoring organization whose mission is to change the face of STEM. Dr. Horton is the author of several children's books whose childhood struggles in understanding her place in the world as a person with a hearing impairment and triumphing over disability labels by realizing how important she is, is only one of the things that makes her AMAZING!!!

"I understand that I really am a unicorn. I’m a Black Woman with a PhD building rockets. There aren’t very many of us…"

"I believe all of us when we’re in our spaces, and if we are able to be unapologetic about who we are, right, I shouldn’t have to keep apologizing that I’m Black. I shouldn’t have to apologize that I’m a nerd. I should not have to apologize that I am hearing impaired; but when we are allowed to be unapologetically who we are, we are able to bring that 100% to the table. And when you think about people being able to bring their 100% to the table and not have to deal with everything else, think about just how amazing those people are... how much more you can accomplish, and how much… bigger the dreams can be.”

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Did you know the "A" in STEAM stands for art? Many scientists use art as a healthy way to let go of stress and rest parts of the brain. Life can be stressful but coloring or using these pages to make your art doesn't have to be. Let your imagination blast off. Have FUN and feel free to upload your favorite finished art piece so we can enjoy it too! Download the below coloring book to practice resting parts of your brain and letting go of stress. Anyone can upload the artwork they've made from this coloring book and have your finished piece of art shown for all of Colorado to see (no stress here!). We will showcase all (appropriate) artwork on Friday, October 1, 2021 on the CCBN Space Expo Channel. Special "THANKS!" to Annette Cannon PhD, RN for making this coloring book just for the CCBN Space Expo! Enjoy!

Download the

Space Coloring Book

Color the pages and send in you favorite page to be shown on


Just like art is an important part of health, YOU are an important part of the future of mankind both on Earth and in space.

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