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The 1999 Space Expo

More than 60 exhihbits and events await visitors at the 1999 Space Expo
Looking Towards the future
Friday-Sunday, April 24-26

THE MWU Center for space  Science and EngineeringThe 1999 Space Expo is an annual student-run event that showcases recent development in astronomy and space sciences and demonstrates how these developments can be applied to everyday life. The event includes students, government and industrial exhibits, and features presentation from NASA, Bell Aerospace, Rockwell, and IBM.

The 1999 Space-Exo will feature activities for the kids, including Creating a Comet, Building a Model Rocket, and The Inter-Galactic Scavenger Hunt. Friday is Student's Day with school children in K-8 displaying astronomy and space science projects and competing for individual and school achievement award.

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 quassers, exploding stars, and black holes. Presentations will be at the Brinkmen Planetarium at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.Friday through Sunday

Please checkout these other events:

  • Bryll Hall Rockwell reperesentatives and graduate students will display some of the latest advances in robotics for use in the Space Shuttle missions.
  • Mitchell Theatre Famous astronomers and Popular Science writer, Kathy White will present a talk, "Forward to Mars and Beyond" on Saturday at 7 p.m. Tickets for this special events are $12. Seating is limited.
  • Astronomy Classrooms Graduate Students and professor display the results of their research in atmospheres, satellite technology, and space engineering.

The 1999 Space Expo is located on the engineering and physics campus, north of Granger Stadium and is open to public on April 24(Student's 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.

Click each location for a list of events

Sponsored by the Department of Astronomy and Center for Space Science and Engineering.