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Festival Speakers

Scott Kelly

Keynote Speaker | VIP

Scott Joseph Kelly is an engineer, retired American astronaut, and a retired U.S. Navy Captain. A veteran of four space flights, Kelly commanded the International Space Station on Expeditions 26, 45, and 46

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Mark Kelly

Keynote Speaker | VIP

Mark Edward Kelly is a retired American astronaut, engineer and U.S. Navy Captain. He is the husband of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, and is an author, political activist, and aerospace executive and consultant.

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Leland Melvin

Spacetalks

Leland Devon Melvin is an American engineer and a former NASA astronaut. He served on board the Space Shuttle Atlantis as a mission specialist on STS-122, and as mission specialist 1 on STS-129.

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Emily Calandrelli

VIP | Big Bang Expo | SPACEtalks

Emily Calandrelli is an executive producer and an Emmy nominated host of FOX’s Xploration Outer Space and a chief correspondent on Netflix’s show, Bill Nye Saves The World, which just launched its second season.

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Signature Events

Keynote: The Kelly Brothers

October 19 | 7pm - 9pm

From NASA’s Twin Study and Scott’s Year in Space, to flying in combat and personal reflections on dealing with tragedy, to entertaining stories only a sibling could (or would) reveal, the Kelly brothers’ perspective and lessons leaves audiences doubly inspired and motivated.

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SPACEtalks

October 20 | 3PM - 5PM

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Symphony Under the Stars

October 13 | 8pm-9:30pm

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VIP Stargazing Reception

October 19 | 9:30PM - 10:30PM

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Explore more great events and see the Jasper Dark Sky Festival schedule.

From guided stargazing to planetarium experiences to photography workshops, the festival offers something for everyone.

Get Your Star Package

Attend two great events for one great price! For $140, dark sky enthusiasts can attend both the Keynote presentation by astronaut brothers Mark and Scott Kelly AND the fascinating SPACEtalks panel.

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A Word From Our Partners

Rocky Mountaineer

Explore the Canadian Rockies

National Geographic called a Rocky Mountaineer rail journey one of the ‘World’s Greatest Trips’. We couldn’t agree more. We’ve hosted over 1.5 million guests from across the globe, with rave reviews about the magic and wonder of a train trip through the majestic Canadian Rockies.

Subaru

Subaru Outback, Dark Sky

85% of Canadians can't see more than a few stars. A star-filled sky is one of nature's most beautiful sights. But it's harder than ever to see it. In fact, because of urban light, the night sky has become so bright an estimated 85% of Canadians can't see more than a few stars.

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