Outreach Programs

In person events are happening again!! Hooray!! I am always excited at the opportunity to talk about space history at outreach and educational events and can customize a program to suit the appropriate level and topics of interest.

Apollo 50th Anniversary, Evergreen Aviation Museum, McMinville, OR

Recent talks have included:

    • 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 50th Anniversary 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.

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