Montana State University

Astronomy and Aerospace Day 2016

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, Montana

Exhibits | Event Sponsors

Events and Presentations

1pm: Opening remarks, Angela DesJardins, Director, Montana Space Grant Consortium

1:10pm: George Seilestad George Seielstad, former astronomer and Earth system scientist; author of "Dawn of the Anthropocene–Humanity's Defining Moment"
3:00pm: Jaime Waydo Jaime Waydo, Google[x] systems engineer, MSU Alumnus

Download a flyer [High-resolution color] [Lower-res black & white]

New this year: FLY DRONES!
You can fly small drones in an outdoor closed safety net. Aircraft and safety and flying instructions are provided.

Exhibitors (more added daily):

  • Clancy School
  • Flathead Valley Community College
  • Montana Learning Center
  • MontanaPBS
  • MSU Solar Physics
  • Northwest Earth and Space Science Pipline (NESSP)
  • Regional Medical Library / MSU Library
  • Space Public Outreach Team
  • Thermal Biology Institute
  • UM - Autonomous Aerial Systems Office
  • Yellowstone National Park

    Join us! Would you like to host an exhibit booth at Astronomy and Aerospace Day? No charge, and we'd love to have you!

Kids' Activities: (located within the Redstart Classroom)

  • Hands-on activities throughout the afternoon

Planetarium Show:

  • "To Space and Back" shown throughout the day

For information about Astronomy Day, contact Ryan Hannahoe at

What's Astronomy Day like? Watch the photo slide show from Astronomy Day a few years ago



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