August 23 - 26, 2018
The Thebacha & Wood Buffalo Dark Sky Festival is located in the world's largest dark sky preserve! There is an array of acitivities for both kids and adults including rocket launching, science talks and more!
This year's event will feature:
Roberta Bondar is Canada's first female astronaut and first neurologist in space. Bondar has received many honours including the Order of Canada, the Order of Ontario, the NASA Space Medal, over 22 honorary degrees and induction into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
Nebulous Nikky - Nicole Mortillaro
Nicole Mortillaro is a science reporter, specializing in space, with CBC News in Toronto and the editor of the Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.
Roland Dechesne - Workshop Host
Roland Dechesne is a Past President of the Calgary Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and an amateur astronomer with 40 years’ experience.
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Thebacha & Wood Buffalo Dark Sky Festival