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.

Upcoming Events

April 10-14 President Mary Albright attends the Space Symposium and the StellarXplorers National Finals in Colorado

Weekend of May 4-5 - Spring Presentation and Event in the Twin Cities

July 20 - Lunar Shindig - Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing

News

Math Week Fun Fact #2 – A Jiffy is a Real Thing

Have you ever heard someone say, "I'll be there in a jiffy?" It's not a figure of speech. A jiffy is a real unit of time - 1/100th of a second to be precise. The earliest technical usage was in the late 19th century by Gilbert Newton Lewis. He proposed a unit of time...

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Math Week Fun Fact #1 – The Truth About Zero

The number zero does not have its own Roman numeral, but the word nulla (the Latin word meaning "none") was used by medieval scholars in lieu of 0. Dionysius Exiguus was known to use nulla alongside Roman numerals in 525 AD. Dividing by zero can also get you in a lot...

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