Humankind is ready to return to the Moon and eventually go on to Mars. All we need is a new generation of space leaders, entrepreneurs, and explorers willing to take the leap. Enter the Aldrin Family Foundation.

From a child’s first classroom experience all the way through college, and even as young professionals enter the workforce, we offer STEAM-based educational tools, curriculum, and programs that excite and prepare the next generation to take on space. We create the game-changers of tomorrow – dedicated to making breakthrough discoveries and improving life on Earth.

That’s where the Aldrin Family Foundation makes a difference. As a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, we specialize in hands-on interaction that takes learning to a whole new level. Our efforts fall into three program sectors.


ShareSpace Education, the K-12 arm of the Aldrin Family Foundation, uses its innovative and interactive Giant Mars and Moon Maps™ to cultivate a love for STEAM at an early age. When using these maps kids get to sit, stand, walk, play, and learn together on the Red Planet and the Moon! Targeted at ages 10-14 years, students perform fun projects like building personally designed space ships and habitats, and learning the names of craters and land masses.

Spirit: a martian story

ShareSpace Education, the K-12 education arm of the Aldrin Family Foundation, is proud to have contributed to the creation of Spirit: A Martian Story by Stimson Snead. Follow the journey of a hardworking space robot named Spirit, who was constructed and sent to Mars on a 90 day mission to research and conduct experiments on the desolate red planet!


Dive into this interactive project for students and families.  Our team will guide you through the process of how to build your own Family Lunar Outpost!  Join us for this unique adventure as we launch imagination to the Moon! 

Aspiring Astronauts
Get Ready for Launch!

Sign up now for our free online space program in partnership with the Public Consulting Group! We Came in Peace: The Apollo Visitor Complex Project, is a team activity that invites families to imagine a time when people travel to the moon for vacation, visiting lunar landing sites from NASA’s Apollo missions. 

Aldrin Family Foundation Happenings on Earth