Schedule of Space Day NY 2023 Events
May 25th, 2023
KEY NOTE EVENT: EMPIRE SPACE VIRTUAL TOWN HALL
Empire Space Virtual Town Hall
A presentation by the Founders of Empire Space about the dynamic New York space ecosystem, its history, and its potential to be a major contributor to a bright and prosperous future for New York.
This will include a brief presentation by the team at the NASA NY Space Grant Consortium.
SPACE DAY PROGRAMMING
Space Finance and New York
Featuring Interview with Copernic Space
A recorded conversation between Empire Space and Grant Blaisdell, CEO of Copernic Space, on space finance and the New York space industry.
Followed by an audience discussion on space finance and New York.
Telescopes & Space Science STEAM Workshop
*Target audience: Elementary students ages 6-11*
Science educator Robin Vernuccio will give a workshop on the James Webb Space Telescope's first year of images. Activities include engaging experiments, simple origami, and projecting the rainbow’s spectrum. Our explorations will involve a history of different kinds of telescopes as well as the different objectives of the James Webb Space Telescope mission and its newly discovered images. Come and join us for cutting edge science fun!