2003 Western Regional Space Grant Meeting Conference and Field Trips
Rapid City, SD
September 25-27, 2003

Pre-conference Geological Survey of the Badlands:

Group photo

Dr. Gale Bishop gives tour of Museum of Geology, SD School of Mines & Technology

Visiting the Longhorn Saloon in Scenic, SD

  Consequences of visiting the Saloon.

Scenic, SD Welcome Wagon Representative quickly made a Space Grant Affiliate

Overlooking Indian Creek area of the Badlands

Indian Creek area

Conference sessions begin:

Diane DeTroye, NASA HQ                                           Lee Vierling, SDSM&T

Panel on NASA-related Native American Projects (l to r: Mike Collins of Oglala Lakota College, James Rattling Leaf
of Sinte Gleska University, Jan Bingen and Betty Red Leaf of Little Priest Tribal College, Jacquelyn Bolman of SDSM&T's
Office of Multicultural Affairs, Ed Galindo of Shoshone-Bannock Tribe, and just off slide, Timothy "Bull" Bennett of SDSM&T)

Panelists Bull Bennett of SDSM&T (l) and Ed Galindo of Shoshone-Bannock Tribe (r)

Ron Dyvig of Badlands Observatory

Tim Campbell and Melissa Wallace - AZSGC students discuss mARZ Sat Program

John Gregory of ALSGC      Bob Polcyn, SD Solar                Bill Hiscock, MTSGC
                                            System Ambassador

Geospatial/GIS Panel Discussion: “Working Together with Space Grant” (l to r: Karisa Vlasek of NESGC, Gregg Johnson
of USGS EROS Data Center, Dan Swets of Augustana College, and Kevin Dalsted of SDSU)

Geospatial/GIS Panel Continued ... (l to r: Barron Orr of AZSGC, Mary Fink of NESGC Moderator, entire panel)

John Keefner, SDSM&T student and Irene Svete of WASGC discuss KC-135 projects

Tony Leavitt , NASA AESP               Warfield Teague discusses NASA-EPSCoR

Post-Conference Tours of Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorials:

Mt. Rushmore at last!

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