Montana State University

Astronomy and Aerospace Day 2015

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, Montana

Exhibits | Event Sponsors

Events and Presentations


1pm HAGER AUDITORIUM: Opening Remarks by Dr. Angela Des Jardins, director of the Montana Space Grant Consortium


Geoffrey Bland 1:10 pm in the HAGER AUDITORIUM
Geoffrey Bland
, Research Engineer, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Wallops Flight Facility

2:00 pm Autograph session with the speakers... MOR Lobby

Waydo Photo

3:00 pm in the HAGER AUDITORIUM
Jaime Waydo, Google[x] systems engineer on the Chauffeur Self-Driving Car Program and former NASA Curiosity Rover Mobility Engineer; MSU alumnus.

Download Jaime's Fun Facts About Mars [PDF]

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


  • Monforton School Science Program
  • Montana Learning Center
  • Montana Space Grant Consortium
  • MSU Library
  • MSU Optical Technology Center
  • MSU Society of Physics Students
  • MSU Society of Women Engineers
  • MSU Solar Physics
  • National Library of Medicine
  • New Horizons
  • Space Public Outreach Team
  • SPIE Student Chapter of MSU

Kids' Activities: (located within the Redstart Classroom)

  • Hands-on activities throughout the afternoon

Planetarium Show:

  • "Black Holes" shown at 1pm, 2pm and 4pm

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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