More than 60 exhibits and events await visitors at the 2004 Space Expo.
The 2004 Space Expo is an annual, student-run event that showcases recent developments in astronomy and space sciences and demonstrates how these developments can be applied to everyday life. The event includes student, goverments and industrial exhibits, and features presentation from NASA, Ball Aerospace, Rockwork, and IBM.
"The 2004 Space Expo" will feature activities for a Model Rocket, and Intergalactic Scavenger Hunt. Friday is Students' Day, with school children in grades K-8 displaying astronomy and space science projects and competing for individual and school achievement awards.
Professor Greg Stewart's famous astronomy show is also coming to the Space Expo. Professor Stewart will show the wonders of the night sky and discuss the nature of quasars and exploding stars. Presentations will be at the Brinkman Planetarium at 1 p.m, and 3 p.m., Friday through Sunday.
Please join us at these three events:
Burnside Hall - Rockwell representations and graduate students will display some of the latest advances in robotics for the use in the Space Shuttle missions. McDonald Theater - Famous astronomer and popular science writer, Kathy White, will present a talk, "Forward to Mars and Beyond," on Saturday at 7 p.m. tickets for this very special event are $12. Seating is limited. Astronomy Classrooms - Graduate students and professors display the results for their research in atmospherics: satellite technology, climatology, and space engineering.
The 2004 Space Expo is located on the engineering and physics campus, north of Granger Stadium , and is open to the public on april 24 (Students' Day) from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. april 25 from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. and April 26 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Admission is $4.00 for the general public and $3.00 for senior citizens and students. Children four and under will be admitted free.
This event is sponsored by Concordia University.
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