Starbird Association

Who We Are


Advocate for SpaceNorth

SpaceX. NASA. Blue Origin - We want your offices here. We're going out into our business community and having conversations about Minnesota as SpaceNorth. We hope to develop strategic partners that can be on board with our SpaceNorth mission as a benefit to the Minnesota business landscape and the people who live and work here.

Aerospace & STEM Events

We plan to host or collaborate with other organizations in Minnesota to host aerospace and STEM activities and events. In our mission to build a technically curious workforce, we want to engage Minnesota youth in interactive and fun aerospace and STEM activities and events.

Supporting Anoka County Composite Squadron Cadet Programs

We support the innovative youth leadership programming at the Anoka County Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol. As Starbird supports aerospace and STEM with youth, we want to support the needs of an organization that shares our goals.

In the Media


We look forward to the return of live events and collaborations. Watch this space as virtual opportunities are announced.


2020 State of NASA Review

2020 State of NASA event at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL was a fabulous experience. It was interesting to see all the different areas that make up space exploration and reiterates there are so many roles that make everything possible. The astronaut...

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5th year for #DressForSTEM on Pi Day 3.14.2020

  2020 is the 5th year of the #DressForSTEM movement on Pi Day 3.14 (March 14). It began solely within the female broadcast meteorology community, but it expanded to include any females working in STEM careers. The goal of the movement is to inspire young women...

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Perseverance is the name of the new Mars Rover

Announced today, Perseverance is the name of the new robotic rover headed to Mars in 2020. Here's the blurb from NASA: NASA chose seventh-grader from Virginia as winner of the agency's "Name the Rover" essay contest. Alexander Mather's entry for "Perseverance" was...

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