August 1, 2017

The following few questions are some of the most frequent questions I get when talking to people about what I do. I hope you enjoy finding out a little more about me:

What exactly do you do?

My career can be described several different ways, but the short answer is...

June 20, 2017

The following few questions are some of the most frequent questions I get when talking to people about what I do. I hope you enjoy finding out a little more about me:

So what do you do?  Are you an astronaut?

I am definitely not an astronaut – but I have had the pri...

July 27, 2016

Objects in space are rather far away. The Moon is our closest celestial neighbor at nearly a quarter million miles from Earth, and the nearest star, our Sun, is 93 million miles away.

These extreme distances mean that it’s usually impossible to touch real objects in spa...

October 10, 2015

Social media can be a funny thing. On a Friday evening during a break of my son's soccer practice, I decided to look at Facebook. The first post was about an open letter from a male engineering student who acknowledged the difficulties his female counterparts most like...

September 28, 2015

On September 24th, I had an amazing opportunity to introduce Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, RI. Dr Tyson is, as you may already know, a world-renowned astrophysicist, popular TV show host, radio show host, bestselling au...

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