Sunday, May 25, 2014

R2-D2 and WALL-E appeared at the Astronomy Outreach Network's first annual Starlight Festival at the Northwoods Resort in Big Bear, CA on May 24-25, 2014. Mike spoke at four stage presentations, while the family drove the robots around the event grounds for photos and on-camera interviews.


Mike was interviewed on camera by Andre Bormanis, a writer, producer and science advisor who has worked on Star Trek and Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey.

Watch interview

Watch interview with R2-D2

Our robots met Rad the Robot, built by Garner Holt Productions, which makes animatronics for theme parks like Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm.

Speaker Bio:

More festival info:

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Mommy Bloggers at Loews Hotel, Hollywood

R2-D2 visited a group of Mommy Bloggers being hosted by Disney on Star Wars Day at the Loews Hotel in Hollywood. They were posting pics online as soon as they took them!

LA Children's Hospital

R2-D2 appeared alongside Disney Channel actors at a Star Wars Day Celebration at Los Angeles Children's Hospital.

R2 had a great time dancing with the kids:

R2 plays a game with a boy:

Friday, May 2, 2014

El Dorado High School Film Festival

R2-D2  appeared at El Dorado High School's Film Festival on Friday, May 2. He was joined by WALL-E and a Delorean time machine as seen in Back to the Future.