“…To go where no one has gone
before…” James T. Kirk,
Captain of the Enterprise.
“Always use the word Impossible with the greatest caution.”
Wernher von Braun, builder of the Saturn V super launch vehicle that sent Americans to the Moon in 1969.
Interests have centered around 2 areas of astronomy and physics:
1) Planetary Evolution, especially of the terrestrial (i.e. Earth-like) worlds, and
2) Space Technology, especially of rockets and space biospheres…
…because of the framework
they provide to understand the history of life on Earth and the future of life
7 Key Themes/Ideas
At the Cape
Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida where America's 1st satellite Explorer I
was launched on January 31, 1958; Next door to Kennedy Space Center.