Outreach / Media
Ryan Elementary School STEAM Night: Ryan families are invited to have fun exploring the many worlds of our solar system. Learn about the Sun and how its ocean of solar wind plasma flows through the solar system. Learn about NASA’s robotic explorers and the amazing worlds they have discovered. Use your art, engineering, and life science skills to picture how life might adapt to worlds beyond Earth, create your own planetary magnetic shield, and design future robotic explorers.
Blog Post from Advanced Space: Advanced Space LLC describes their role in the PILOT mission concept (Malaspina PI).
Presentation on the Sun, to 2nd grade classes (Ms. Box, Ms. Stout, Ms. Sanders, Ms. Kingsley) , Ryan Elementary School, Lafayette CO
Presentation on the Sun, to Ms. Box’s 2nd grade class, Ryan Elementary School, Lafayette CO
CU News Article on Solar Probe: Here comes the sun: New spacecraft to fly closer than ever before
LASP public Lecture (on youtube):
Presentation on the Sun, to Ms. Lewendowski’s kindergarten class, Ryan Elementary School, Lafayette CO
Presented public lecture hosted by the Northern Colorado Astronomical Society, Fort Collins, CO, “Earth’s Aurora and Radiation Belts: Exploration on the Edge of Space”
Gave video interview with Denver Channel 9 News about the Solar Probe Plus mission. Interview aired on local TV.
Gave live interview on 850 AM local talk radio station about the Solar Probe Plus mission
Hosted question and answer session with middle-school students at LASP about what it’s like to be a space scientist
Presented a public lecture hosted by the Northern Colorado Astronomical Society: “The Solar Wind and Solar Probe” in Fort Collins, CO
Skype presentation to middle school class in Lebanon, New Hampshire on Plasma and the Solar Wind
CU News article: CU-Boulder researchers gear up for NASA radiation belt space mission
LASP public lecture: “Solar Probe Plus and the Solar Wind”