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2019


Event: Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back In Concert With The Colorado Symphony
Date:
March 23-24, 2019
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: 1stBank Center, 11450 Broomfield Lane, Broomfield, Colorado

Description: Music by John Williams. Doors open at 1:00 p.m.


Event: What Is Space Weather And Why Should I Care?
Date:
April 3, 2019
Time: 7:30 p.m. (Doors open 7:00 p.m.)
Location: LSTB-299, 1234 Innovation Drive, Boulder, Colorado

Description: Speaker: Tom Berger. Summary pending.


Event: 2019 Colorado Manufacturing Awards
Date:
April 4, 2019
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: The Cable Center, 2000 Buchtel Boulevard South, Denver, Colorado

Description: The 4th annual Colorado Manufacturing Awards recognize excellence and innovation across the region’s manufacturing industries and economy. The only program of its kind in the United States, the CMA program brings together business leaders in a celebration of the modern manufacturing economy — a multi-industry, consumer and technology-driven sector reshaping America’s rich industrial legacy. Finalists and winners are selected in 11 distinct manufacturing industries.


Event: 2019 UAS Roundup
Date:
April 14-15, 2019
Location: Mt. Princeton Resort, Nathrop, Colorado

Description: The Chaffee County UAS Advisory Board and Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation invite you to explore and understand the capabilities of emerging unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology. In addition, UAS training courses will be available to attendees, including Part 107 and advanced emergency response topics.


Event: Early Results From The GOLD Mission
Date:
May 1, 2019
Time: 7:30 p.m. (Doors open 7:00 p.m.)
Location: LSTB-299, 1234 Innovation Drive, Boulder, Colorado

Description: Speaker: Katelynn Greer. Summary pending.


Event: Star Wars After Dark (18+)
Date:
May 3, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Wings Over The Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 East Academy Boulevard, Denver, Colorado

Description: Ever wanted to step into another world, literally? Now is your chance to climb into your favorite Star Wars costume and fly on over to Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum for an event so unique, it’ll make you question reality. Attendance at this event will be open to ages 18+ only. Browse the list of activities below and embrace the power of the dark side.


Event: Star Wars At The Hangar
Date:
May 4, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Wings Over The Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 East Academy Boulevard, Denver, Colorado

Description: Mark your calendar for a Star Wars event unlike any other as Rebels and Imperials alike descend on Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum for a day of family-friendly activities. Enjoy Star Wars-specific games like Shoot-A-Trooper and Green Screen Adventures, meet iconic characters like Kylo Ren, Lord Vader, Rey, Jawas, Tusken Raiders and Cyborg Darth Maul.


Event: Space Resources Roundtable: Planetary & Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium (PTMSS)
Date:
June 11-14, 2019
Location: Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado

Description: The Space Resources Roundtable (celebrating its 20th anniversary this year!) brings together space professionals, natural resources industry personnel, financial and legal experts, policy analysts, and entrepreneurs interested in developing the resources of space, including the Moon, Mars, asteroids, comets, and other bodies of the Solar System. The goal of the Space Resources Roundtable is to advance prospects for the development of space resources through information exchange among government, industry, and academia from around the world. The purpose of the Planetary & Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium is to promote a closer relationship between the space and mining sectors. The intent is to allow mining experts to network with space scientists and engineers, to share knowledge, and to foster collaboration.


Event: Pluto System After New Horizons
Date: July 14-18, 2019
Location: John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland

Description: An international science conference on the Pluto system and the Kuiper Belt. The conference will provide an opportunity to summarize our understanding of the Pluto system and the Kuiper belt following the New Horizons encounters with Pluto and 2014 MU69 (Ultima Thule). Contributions spanning all relevant research on the Kuiper belt, including both observations and theory, are being solicited. The conference will also serve as the nucleus for a forthcoming volume, The Pluto System After New Horizons, in the University of Arizona Space Science Series. With a projected 2020 publication date, this new book will be the successor to Pluto-Charon, published in 1997.


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