1:15 - 1:45 p.m. Astronaut Scholarship Awards and Ceremony for chemistry and physics undergraduate student Emma Simmerman. Being presented by CU Alumus Astronaut Joe Tanner. Location: Andrews Hall. Open to the public.
4 - 7 p.m. Aerospace Tent at Ralphie's Corral. Location: Duane Field. Registration is closed.
7 p.m. Kickoff at Folsom Field
Can't make the game? It will be broadcast live on FS1.
Special Thanks to Sierra Nevada Corp. for generously providing free string “Dream” backpacks to the first 6,000 attendees at tonight’s game.
Half time aerospace celebration at Folsom Field will feature VIP guests including bonafide astronauts:
Chris Deel: Director of Advanced Programs and Chief Architect at Colorado-based United Launch Alliance (ULA).
Rick Hieb:Flew on three Shuttle missions. CU Boulder aerospace instructor and graduate (MS AeroEngr’79).
Steve Jolly: Systems Engineering Director at Lockheed Martin Space Systems for GOES-R next generation weather satellite program.
Steve Lindsey:Flew on five Shuttle missions. Air Force Colonel (Ret). Now Sierra Nevada Corp Vice President of Space Exploration Systems.
Ann Smead and Michael Byram: whose generous contributions and advocacy of CU Engineering and the Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Science have strengthened Colorado’s aerospace economy.
Rob Strain: President of Boulder-based Ball Aerospace and Senior Vice President of the Ball Corporation.
Joe Tanner: Flew on four Shuttle missions, including a Hubble servicing mission. Retired CU Boulder aerospace instructor.