Sky Guy in VA

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Location VA, United States
Introduction I love to study and observe the Universe, especially the Moon and asteroids. I do so by intellectual study and the use of telescopes. I also study meteorites. These rocks from space let me touch the Moon, Mars and asteroids - Wow! I conduct education and outreach on our Universe and the exploration of it. I lecture on cruise ships and I am a NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador, appear on TV and radio. You can follow my weekly column at WTOP All views and opinions are my own.
Interests Astronomy, NASA, the Moon, meteorites, public outreach, observing with telescopes, photography, the day and night sky, weather.
Favorite Movies 2001 (of course), 2010, Contact, Moon Pilot (Walt Disney '60's space flick wth Tom Tyron), Destination Moon, War of the Worlds (both films), Andromeda Strain, Day the Earth Stood Still (1st one), all of the Star Trek movies and First Men in the Moon.
Favorite Music Classical
Favorite Books All of Carl Sagan and Arthur C Clarke's books.

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