Jasper's designated dark sky is a stupendous experience all year round, but the Jasper Dark Sky Festival is the only time when stargazing adventurers gather with celestial celebrities and scientific experts to get lost in the wonder of the universe above the Rocky Mountains.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.