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Erik Seedhouse is a Norwegian-Canadian suborbital astronaut. After completing his first degree the author joined the 2nd Battalion the Parachute Regiment. During his time in the ‘Para’s’, Erik spent six months in Belize, where he trained in the art of jungle warfare. Later, he spent many months...

Salvatore T. “Tory” Bruno is the president and chief executive officer for United Launch Alliance (ULA). In this role, Bruno serves as the principal strategic leader of the organization and oversees all business management and operations. Prior to joining ULA, he served as the vice president and...

Anatoly Zak – writer and illustrator specialized in the history of space exploration. Native of Russia, he attended School of Journalism at Moscow State University. Upon moving to the United States, he earned journalism degree from Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Public Communications....

Michael A. Livingston studied film production and theory at the

University of California, Santa Barbara. After graduating Michael moved

to Los Angeles to pursue a professional career in film making. He has

since written and directed numerous short films and web series’, as...

As a veteran of 75 solar eclipses—including 35 total solar eclipses, 18 annular solar eclipses, 19 partial solar eclipses, and 3 others studied from afar--astronomer Jay Pasachoff is uniquely positioned to share recent scientific work related to eclipses, international coordination of...

Deana Weibel, PhD (UC San Diego, 2001) is a cultural anthropologist whose work focuses primarily on religion, especially the topics of pilgrimage, sacred space, the mutual influence of scientific and religious ideas on each other, and religion and space exploration. Her early fieldwork took...

CBS News:space is written, edited and maintained by CBS News space analyst William Harwood, who has covered America's space program full time for three decades, focusing primarily on space shuttle operations, assembly of the International Space Station and planetary exploration. Based at the...

Gary Oleson is an aerospace engineer who writes frequently on space engineering, policy and strategy, and especially the commercial development of space.  Mr. Oleson has more than 30-years  diverse  experience  in  space  systems engineering and  strategy, and previously worked for the Jet...

•Geoffrey A. Landis is a scientist and a science-fiction writer.

• As a writer, he is the author of eighty published short stories and novelettes, and just under fifty poems. His novel Mars Crossing appeared from Tor Books, and a short story collection Impact...

Eric Berger is the senior space editor at Ars Technica, covering everything from astronomy to private space to wonky NASA policy. Eric has an astronomy degree from the University of Texas and a master's in journalism from the University of Missouri. He previously worked at the Houston Chronicle...

Ben Puckett is an aerospace engineering student at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). He is currently part of the Space Hardware Club at UAH where student teams design and build small-scale spaceflight vehicles. His goal is to one day work for companies in the aerospace industry like...

Shivani Patel is an aspiring aerospace engineer in her third year at The University of Alabama in Huntsville. Forever fascinated by space, she chose to pursue aerospace engineering in the hopes of advancing humanity in the future of space exploration beyond the solar system. She plans to work on...

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