The Schedule

Schedule of Space Day NY 2023 Events

Day 1

May 25th, 2023


6 PM - 7 PM EST

Virtual Live Event

Empire Space Virtual Town Hall

*Guest Speaker: NASA NY Space Grant*

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.


11 AM - 12 PM EST

Virtual Live Event

SSPI-WISE Open Meeting 

Join SSPI-WISE (Space & Satellite Professionals International - Women in Space Engagement) for their bi-monthly Open Meeting for all women members of the space & satellite industries! Check in for latest updates, event planning, and more!

1 PM - 2 PM EST

Virtual Live Event

2024 Eclipse Information Session

A conversation between Empire Space and Dan Schneiderman, 2024 Solar Eclipse Coordinator at the Rochester Museum & Science Center.

2 PM - 3 PM EST

Virtual Recorded Event

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.

4 PM - 5 PM EST

Virtual Live Event

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!