Category Archives: 10 Minute Star Striking Facts

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts – Week 27

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week 27
Speaker – Michael Marshall
Michael is a science writer based in the UK.
His book The Genesis Quest is about how life began on Earth and is out now.

His work has been published in New Scientist, the BBC, Guardian/Observer, Nature, Spectrum and the Telegraph.

The 10 Minute Star Striking Facts series is an engaging online outreach project to inspire all.
On Monday each week, we will feature a different speaker with a fact of their choice.

Join us every Monday at 6pm as we spike your interest and curiosity in new areas of STEM/Space knowledge in a personal and relaxed setting – perfect for people of all ages!

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts – Week 26

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week 26
Speaker – Keith Haviland
Keith is a film producer who has made documentaries on spaceflight – especially the Apollo era and other subjects.
His projects include ‘The Last Man on the Moon’, ‘Mission Control’, ‘Armstrong’ and the Emmy-nominated ‘Chasing the Moon’.

He is also involved in helping start-up space businesses.

The 10 Minute Star Striking Facts series is an engaging online outreach project to inspire all.
On Monday each week, we will feature a different speaker with a fact of their choice.

Join us every Monday at 6pm as we spike your interest and curiosity in new areas of STEM/Space knowledge in a personal and relaxed setting – perfect for people of all ages!

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts – Week 25

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week 25
Speaker – Fran Scott
A TWO WEEK SPECIAL – PART 2
Fran is three-time BAFTA nominated engineering/science presenter, consultant and pyrotechnician, specialising in science demonstrations for both the stage and screen.
With twelve years of experience in informal STEM education, she’s worked on more than 20 science television series, has successfully produced hundreds of science stage shows/events and contributed to 13 science books and kits.

The 10 Minute Star Striking Facts series is an engaging online outreach project to inspire all.
On Monday each week, we will feature a different speaker with a fact of their choice.

Join us every Monday at 6pm as we spike your interest and curiosity in new areas of STEM/Space knowledge in a personal and relaxed setting – perfect for people of all ages!

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts – Week 24

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week 24
Speaker – Fran Scott
A TWO WEEK SPECIAL – PART 1
Fran is three-time BAFTA nominated engineering/science presenter, consultant and pyrotechnician, specialising in science demonstrations for both the stage and screen.
With twelve years of experience in informal STEM education, she’s worked on more than 20 science television series, has successfully produced hundreds of science stage shows/events an contributed to 13 science books and kits.

TO BE CONTINUED NEXT MONDAY (14TH SEPTEMBER 2020) – WEEK 25

The 10 Minute Star Striking Facts series is an engaging online outreach project to inspire all.
On Monday each week, we will feature a different speaker with a fact of their choice.

Join us every Monday at 6pm as we spike your interest and curiosity in new areas of STEM/Space knowledge in a personal and relaxed setting – perfect for people of all ages!

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts – Week 23

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week 23
Speaker – Brenda Longman
Brenda is an actress, director, singer & voice of Soo from
the Sooty Show for 40 years!

In this fascinating video she talks about her experiences on TV’s longest running show with her alter ego (a very special guest)…
(Sooty theme tune played at the end – credit Sooty Show)

The 10 Minute Star Striking Facts series is an engaging online outreach project to inspire all.
On Monday each week, we will feature a different speaker with a fact of their choice.

Join us every Monday at 6pm as we spike your interest and curiosity in new areas of STEM/Space knowledge in a personal and relaxed setting – perfect for people of all ages!

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts – Week 22

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week 22
Speaker – Adam Smith
Adam is a Documentary Filmmaker.
He directed the award winning documentary SPACE QUEENS which was filmed and released in the 50th anniversary year of the moon landing.
It included never been seen interviews with women working at NASA and Virgin Galactic.
What began as a small documentary in July 2019 is now a global mission to connect young girls everywhere with women in aerospace.

The 10 Minute Star Striking Facts series is an engaging online outreach project to inspire all.
On Monday each week, we will feature a different speaker with a fact of their choice.

Join us every Monday at 6pm as we spike your interest and curiosity in new areas of STEM/Space knowledge in a personal and relaxed setting – perfect for people of all ages!

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts – Week 21

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week 21
Speaker – NASA Headquarter Interns
Kaylen Woods and Lindsey Wiser are both Interns at NASA.

NASA has always been home to some of the most exceptional interns – fostering an environment in which individuals from different backgrounds have the opportunity to flourish and express themselves in ways that contribute to the achievements of the agency.

Let Kaylen and Lindsey inspire you with some super cool space facts!

The 10 Minute Star Striking Facts series is an engaging online outreach project to inspire all.
On Monday each week, we will feature a different speaker with a fact of their choice.

Join us every Monday at 6pm as we spike your interest and curiosity in new areas of STEM/Space knowledge in a personal and relaxed setting – perfect for people of all ages!

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts – Week 20

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week 20
Speaker – Lucinda Offer
Education, Outreach and Bicentenary Officer – Royal Astronomical Society
Executive Director – The Mars Society

Lucinda has been with the Mars Society for 20 years and the Executive Director for 10 years.
She is an ESERO UK Space Champion in support of ESA astronaut Tim Peake.
She is Chair for the National Astronomy Week in the UK – Encounter Mars – 14th-22nd November 2020.

The 10 Minute Star Striking Facts series is an engaging online outreach project to inspire all.
On Monday each week, we will feature a different speaker with a fact of their choice.

Join us every Monday at 6pm as we spike your interest and curiosity in new areas of STEM/Space knowledge in a personal and relaxed setting – perfect for people of all ages!

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts – Week 19

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week – 19
Speaker – Stephen Salmon
Steve joined the British Interplanetary Society in 1977, was elected to Fellow in January 1987 and now serves on the BIS Council.

Passionate about outreach and STEM activities, to encourage
the next generation of scientists, aerospace engineers etc.

Steve considers it a privilege to be a BIS Member & even more so, to be a Fellow of the Society.  He’s very engaged with ‘building bridges’ between the Space professional world & the general public, recognising the great importance of Space awareness for everyone, both in the UK and abroad.

The 10 Minute Star Striking Facts series is an engaging online outreach project to inspire all.
On Monday each week, we will feature a different speaker with a fact of their choice.

Join us every Monday at 6pm as we spike your interest and curiosity in new areas of STEM/Space knowledge in a personal and relaxed setting – perfect for people of all ages!

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts – Week 18

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week – 18
Speaker – Herb Baker
Herb recently retired from NASA after 42 years at JSC, KSC & NASA Headquarters having worked in the Space Shuttle, Space Station & Orion program offices and managing the business office supporting Flight Operations.

He is currently on the Board of Directors for the JSC NASA Alumni League and volunteers at Space Center Houston.

The 10 Minute Star Striking Facts series is an engaging online outreach project to inspire all.
On Monday each week, we will feature a different speaker with a fact of their choice.

Join us every Monday at 6pm as we spike your interest and curiosity in new areas of STEM/Space knowledge in a personal and relaxed setting – perfect for people of all ages!