Montana State University

Astronomy and Aerospace Day 2014

Saturday, April 5, 2014

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

Waydo Photo1:10 pm in the HAGER AUDITORIUM
Jaime Waydo, Google[x] systems engineer and former NASA Curiosity Rover Mobility Engineer; MSU alumnus.

Download Jaime's Fun Facts About Mars [PDF]


2:00 pm Autograph session with the speakers

Dr. Michelle Larson, MSU graduate, president and CEO of the world-famous Adler Planetarium,
presents: "Cosmic Wonder: The only thing bigger than the Universe is human curiosity"





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  • Montana Space Grant Consortium
  • Monforton School Science & Gifted Program
  • Montana Science Teachers Association
  • Space Public Outreach Team
  • Astrobiology and Life in Extreme Environments
  • MSU Lunabotics
  • Solar Physics Research Group (MSU)
  • MSU Solar Spectrograph Teams
  • MSU Optical Technology Center
  • SPIE Student Chapter of MSU
  • Southwest Montana Astronomical Society
  • Women in Science and Engineering
  • Space Science and Engineering Laboratory of MSU
  • Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming
  • Society of Physics Students
  • Children's Museum of Bozeman
  • Office of Student Success/Career, Internship, & Student Employment Services/Office of Financial Education
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers/Society of Biological Engineers
  • Citizens Climate Lobby
  • 4-H Robotics
  • Salient Technologies Inc - 3D Laser scanning and CAD

Kids' Activities: (located within the Redstart Classroom)

  • Hands-on activities throughout the afternoon

Planetarium Show:

  • Flight Adventures -- shown at 1pm and 2pm

For information about Astronomy Day, contact Ryan Hannahoe at

Watch the photo slide show from Astronomy Day 2010



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