Saturday, April 20, 2013
Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, Montana
Astronomy Day 2013 Events and Presentations
1pm Opening Remarks: Dr. Angela Des Jardins, director of the Montana Space Grant Consortium
1:10 pm Brian Larsen, MSU graduate, Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Larsen is part of NASA's Van Allen Probes Mission and will share information aboutl space weather and what it means to us, the mission, and recent results. Larsen is a Technical Staff Member in the Intelligence and Space Research Division, Space Science and Applications Group (ISR-1).
2:10pm Autograph Session with Brian Larsen and Jaime Waydo
3pm Jaime Waydo, MSU graduate and mobility engineer for the Mars Curiosity Rover team. Waydo will speak on "Curiosity's Science: What is the Mars Rover Doing, and What Have We Learned?"
Download Jaime's Fun Facts About Mars [PDF]
- Montana Space Grant Consortium
- NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope
- Monforton School
- Celebrating Einstein
- MSU Optical Technology Center
- SPIE Student Chapter of MSU
- Astrobiology and Life in Extreme Environments
- MSU Solar Spectrograph Teams
- Space Public Outreach Team
- MSU Lunabotics
- Southwest Montana Astronomical Society
- Women in Science and Engineering
- Solar Physics Research Group (MSU)
- Undergraduate Chemistry Society of MSU
- Space Science and Engineering Laboratory of MSU
- Montana 4-H / MSU Extension
Kids' Activities: (located within the Redstart Classroom)
- Make a Mars Volcano Erupt!
- Life Cycle of a Star Bookmark
- Edible Mars Rover
- Webb Telescope and Curiosity Rover coloring pages
- Big Sky Tonight
For information about Astronomy Day, contact Ryan Hannahoe at firstname.lastname@example.org
Watch the photo slide show from Astronomy Day 2010