Post Tagged with: "Badlands"

A Day in the Badlands: Badlands Astronomy Festival

A Day in the Badlands: Badlands Astronomy Festival

Yesterday my family and I went to the Badlands of western South Dakota yesterday for the first ever Badlands Astronomy Festival. This three-day event spanning Friday-Sunday included hands-on workshops, seminars, scientific discussions, and stargazing. We got to build and fly model rockets, learn about rocketry and the cosmos, watch solar flares through a telescope, hear from an astronaut who has flown half a dozen missions, and look at many celestial objects at the evening “star party.”

Read more ›