Outreach Programs

Speaking at the Apollo 50th Anniversary, Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinville, OR

I am always excited at the opportunity to speak at public outreach and educational events.   I have a diverse set of presentations ready to go and am happy to customize a program for your needs.   

Contact me to inquire about setting up a program for your school/group/event. Example talks include:

  • From Powderpuff to Powerhouse: Women in Aviation and Aerospace in the 20th Century. AIAA-OSU (online). May 29, 2020.
  • the Fellow Lady Astronaut Trainees:  One Small Step for Women.    Apollo Festival, Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinville, Oregon.   July 20, 2019.
  • Cassini-Huygens: This Is Your Life!   Wellington Astronomical Society.   Wellington, New Zealand.  September 16, 2017.
  • Shaping Titan: A Planetary Adventure Mystery.   Space and Science Festival.   Johnsonville, New Zealand.  May 6, 2017.
  • From Fyodorov to Korolev:  The Seeds of Gagarin’s Flight.  Yuri’s Night, Wellington New Zealand.   April 12, 2017.
  • The Soviet and Russian Space Programs.   Oregon State University.   Corvallis, OR.  May 20, 2015.
  • The History of Planetary Protection Policy.  Oregon State University. Corvallis, OR.  May 12, 2015.
  • The History of Extra-terrestrial Communication.  Oregon State University.  Corvallis, OR.   May 24, 2012.
  • Robotic Exploration of Our Solar System (and beyond!).  Tigard Public Library, Tigard, OR. October 01, 2011.
  • Space Stations – From Skylab to Space Hotels.   Tigard Public Library. Tigard, OR.  September 24, 2011.
  • The Sky is Falling: Hazards from Above.  Evergreen Aviation Museum.  McMinville, OR.  July 28, 2011.
  • Mutual Inspiration: Science and Science Fiction.   Univeristy of North Dakota,  Grand Forks, ND.  June 13, 2006.