The Northwoods Explorers of Space and Astronomy is a group of individuals who are on a mission of discovery in astronomy and space exploration. 

We support:

Jet Propulsion Laboratory
The Nightsky Network
The International Dark Sky Association
The National Association of Rocketry
The Gateway Foundation

Northwoods Explorers Association Board Members


Jim Head 

NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador 

Past president and  outreach coordinator for the Mt. Diablo Astronomical Society (, Past Mt. Diablo Observatory Association Board member

Vice President

Bob Krueger

A retired U.S. Air Force pilot/navigator, Space Studies masters student at UND and a local businessman in Arbor Vitae Wisconsin. His interests include celestial navigation, human space flight and exploration, space human factors, orbital mechanics, planetary geology and artificial gravity rotational structures.





Mailing Address:


Northwoods Explorers

PO Box 1213

Minocqua, WI 54548