Category Archives: 10 Minute Star Striking Facts

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts – Week 42

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week 42
Speaker – William Foster
William’s roles at NASA –
Mission Control Center Ground Control Officer
International Space Station Ground Controller
CST-100 Lead Ground Controller
Artemis-1 Ascent Lead Ground Controller

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 41

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week 41
Speaker – Jerry Stone
Jerry is a freelance space presenter.
He has been interviewed on TV and radio in the UK (including Blue Peter), USA and Romania – covering space missions to the ISS for the BBC and Sky News.
Jerry is a fellow of the British Interplanetary Society.

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 40

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week 40
Speaker – Emily Carney
Emily is a spaceflight historian.
She runs the ‘This Space Available’ blog.
In 2011, Emily founded the extremely popular Facebook group – Space Hipsters.
She is also the co-host of ‘Space and Things’ podcast – devoted to the exploration of space.
For the 40th video, Emily remembers our former patron – Apollo 15 astronaut, Al Worden.

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 39

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week 39
Speaker – Karin Brunnemann
Karin has degrees in Business Information Systems as well as Psychology and is currently finalizing her PhD in Management.
She has also taken numerous courses in the field of space exploration.
Karin has been working as an international project manager for more than 25 years and shares her knowledge as a consultant, trainer and business coach.
She is currently working as a flight planner and intercultural trainer for the Austrian Space Forum and as project manager at Borospace, a Slovak start-up building suborbital rockets and developing hybrid rocket fuel for ESA.
She is consulting small space companies preparing for growth.

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 38

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week 38
Speaker – John Gould
John Gould is a spaceflight writer and historian from Florida.
Growing up near Kennedy Space Center, he always dreamt of participating in the space industry.  In his early 20s, he started his website, livingspace.earth, telling the stories of his adventures in and around the spaceflight and its unique community.
Now working as a Communications Specialist for NASA, John helps to communicate NASA’s activities and projects – achieving his childhood dream of being part of an organisation that explores the next frontier – space.

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 37

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week 37
THE FIRST VIDEO OF 2021!
Speaker – Professor Chris Lintott
Chris Lintott is a professor of Astrophysics, based at Oxford University.
He is co-founder of both Galaxy Zoo and Zooniverse.
As Principal Investigator of the Zooniverse, Chris leads a team who run the world’s most successful citizen science projects.
A passionate advocate of the public understanding of science.
Best known as co-presenter of the BBC’s long running Sky at Night programme.

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 36

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week 36
Speaker – Ruth Amos
Ruth is an inventor, presenter and co-founder of YouTube channel Kids Invent Stuff, aimed at inspiring the next generation of inventors and engineers, by bringing their inventions to life.  From custard firing superhero suits, flaming pianos and Slime firing cars Shawn and Ruth bring to life kid’s inventions with often hilarious results.

An award winning engineer and is passionate about making and STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Maths), co-running the #girlswithdrills campaign around inclusive making.

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 35

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week 35
Speaker – Steve Sherman
Steve is the Chief Imagination Officer of a STEAM-based NGO in South Africa called Living Maths.
He teaches approximately 4500 students weekly in schools around Cape Town as well as the world.
Steve is passionate about sharing knowledge and empowering young people.
He knows his way around EDtech as he regularly facilitates workshops for teachers and conducts Skype and Google Hangout Interviews with participants from all over the world.
He has taught in over 200 different classrooms around the world using the internet.
Steve is a 2 x TEDx Speaker, a Microsoft Innovator Educator Expert, a recipient of the 2020 Global Teacher Award and one of only 2 Skype Master Teachers in South Africa.

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.

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts – Week 34

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week 34
Speaker – Alex Lennon
Alex Lennon, MA (Cantab), MIOD, MIET, Director, Dynamic Devices Ltd – an experienced embedded systems engineer with a deep knowledge and wide experience of both software development and project management.
He has provided cutting edge hardware and software design solutions to industry within the United States and EMEA, successfully bringing a wide range of embedded and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) products to market.
His technical expertise includes the architectural design and development of embedded systems, deployment of large scale assured data delivery systems and the creation of low power, high reliability IIoT sensor devices.  Currently Dynamic Devices is providing IIoT solutions in the Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) space, including Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) with Vodafone & the roll-out of LoRaWAN with The Things Network in the North West of the UK.

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 33

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week 33
Speaker – Mark McCaughrean & Alexander Milas
Co-founders of Space Rocks

Mark McCaughrean – Senior Scientific Advisor at the European Space Agency (ESA).
Responsible for communicating the scientific results from ESA’s astronomy, heliophysics, planetary and fundamental physics missions.

Alexander Milas – an erstwhile archaeologist, music journalist and editor in-chief of Metal Hammer magazine.
Founding director of Twin V Ltd as well as the World Metal Congress.

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!