Convergence
July 5th-8th, 2002

Images shot on Thurs July 4th-July 8th, 2002. Shot with a Vivitar ViviCam10

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Thursday July 4th, 2002


Jon & Corry bring in stuff

Jon & Corry bring in stuff

1st Sci Rm Visitors LEXX's Stanleys

Wall decorations

A/V Cart

setup stuff

Shuttle Landing Sims are GO!

Jon Huset as 'Capt. Plywood'

Cory Williams as 'Capt Plywood'

Friday July 5th, 2002


Paul Knight, David Buth and Rich Brown in 'Leaving the Cradle' Panel Discussion - When are we going to return to the Moon? Or go to Mars? What is the future of manned space exploration?

'Leaving the Cradle' Panel Discussion audience

One on one Q&A afterwards

Courtyard UFO

Courtyard

Courtyard

Bridge staffing

Wayne visits ?? in the hall

Video dance

Balloon Man

Court Yard looking SW

UFO Piloting to Con Jose

Art Johnson and Christine LaBounty prepare for the Marscon Disco Party

IKV RakeHell Party Servers Mary Bertlson and ???

Party flyers

Con goers

Smile

Saturday July 6th, 2002


Wayne in Dealer's Room for Diversified Marketing of MN

Cthulhu and friend

Old Space Models Pan 1

Old Space Models Pan 1

Old Space Models Pan 1

Old Space Models Pan 2

Old Space Models Pan 2

Old Space Models Pan 2

Current Space Models Pan 3

Current Space Models Pan 3

Current Space Models Pan 3

Rover Cam Space Models Pan 4

U of MN Mars Space Models Pan 4

ISS Space Models Pan 4

SF Space Models Pan 5

SF Space Models Pan 5

SF Space Models Pan 5

3D Star Map stuff Pan 6

PC-Space and Deep Space Explorer PCs Pan 6

Mars Rover Display

South Wall Display

ISS Model display visitor

Minneapolis Planetarium Shrunken solar System

Minneapolis Planetarium Shrunken solar System

kid space toy area

Coloring Sheets

Michael Kauper visits the kid space toy area

Display Visitors

Display Visitors

Rick Weller trains another shuttle pilot

Rick Weller trains another shuttle pilot

Display Staffers Rick Weller, Rich Brown and Dave Buth

Party Posters

Party Posters

??? and Lois Olson setup for a USS Behr'Ak party

Sci-Fi Arsonal

Sci-Fi Arsonal

Dressing?? for the con

Masquarade Winner

RakeHell Costumes

Borg

More Costumes

more Costumes

More Costumes

more Costumes

Sailor Moon and Tuxeudo Mask Costumes

Princess Amadala

More Costumes

more Costumes

More Costumes

Trigun Costumes

Joe Selle and ??? of 501st Stormtroopers

Joe Selle and ??? of 501st Stormtroopers Central Garrison

more Costumes

Wonder Woman Sings

Sunday July 7th, 2002


Outside Hotel

more sci rm

ISS Display

Rover Display

Virtual Astro Navigation

more sci rm

more sci rm

more sci rm

more sci rm

Rick takes the rover for a drive

Rick takes the rover for a drive

Courtyard

Bridge

Courtyard

Dealers Rm

Dealers Rm

Dealers Rm

Dealers Rm

Dealers Rm

Michelle Rockne-Semkow and Tom Greenwalt Staffing the Sci Rm

Staffing the Sci Rm

Pan of the Sci Rm #7

Pan of the Sci Rm #7

Pan of the Sci Rm #7

Cinema Rex

David Schaal

Space Toys

Star Huset lands the shuttle

Mars Display

Mars Display


MN SFS & MAS hosted the science room at Convergence on July 5th, 2002 to July 8th, 2002.

We featured the following attractions:

Who were those unmasked individuals who made this event great?

For MN SFS there was :

David Buth : Who brought those great models of the Space Shuttle MMU Shuttle-C Shuttle and Shuttle with ESA spacelab module, HST and helped with setup, staffing and takedown.

Ben Huset: Person wrangler, Also brought 3D Star Map, DVD player with earth views DVD, created video tape for video wall, created and printed coloring sheets and ISS Crew5 handout and STS landing certificates, ISS Model, Moon and Mars globes, helped with setup, staffing, web imaging, and takedown.

Rick Weller : Who brought his computer system with shuttle landing simulator and helped with setup, staffing the shuttle landing simulators training many future shuttle pilots and takedown.

Rich Brown : MN SFS display cases keeper and display staffer.

Craig Borchard : Helped with setup and staffing.

Tom Greenwalt : helped with Staffing and takedown.

Michelle Rockne-Semkow : helped with staffing.

For MAS there was : Lynn Hefferrnan - worked in a number of different capacities. plus takedown Thanks for helping, Lynn!

People who contributed stuff but couldn't be there in person: Dan Fish who sent old copies of astronomy magazines and other flyers and an iMAC computer wiht Starry Night.
Art Johnson : who lent us his video projector
Bob Bonadurer : Who contributed shrunken solar system and handout materials.
Wayne McCloud : Who contribed his computer and video hardware to make the Video Wall Video
Seth Shostak : who contributed the SETI Posters
Kevin Buth : Model Builder and keeper
Thor Olson : 3D Star map cards
Mars Society : Handout materials
NASA: Handout materials

Thanks everybody.

--Ben


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