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.


You Are The Artemis Generation

Celebrating Apollo 11's 50th anniversary led to the exciting announcement of the Artemis mission. Just like Apollo's mission inspired a generation to be curious for all mankind, we already find that the Artemis Generation has a label. When I visited NASA Johnson Space...

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Career Spotlight: Lydia Werner, Aviation Planner

Lydia Werner Aviation Planner at Mead & Hunt, Inc.   What do you do as an Aviation Planner? I assist in preparing long-term planning documents for federally funded airports. I inventory existing conditions, prepare operations and based aircraft forecasts,...

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