Category Archives: 10 Minute Star Striking Facts

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!

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts – Week 17

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week – 17
Speaker – Sophia Lee Roberts
Sophia is an Undergraduate at King’s College London.
She is also Vice-Chair of UKSEDS.
Sophia is extremely passionate about physics.
A role model for girls and women of all ages!

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 16

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week – 16
Speaker – Libby Jackson
Libby is the UK Space Agency’s Human Exploration Programme Manager.
She is one of Britain’s leading experts in human spaceflight.
A regular spokesperson for the UK Space Agency on matters relating to human spaceflight and exploration.  Libby has been a guest on various TV & radio programmes, including Stargazing Live, Astronauts: Do you Have What it Takes?, Blue Peter and many more.
Author of A Galaxy of Her Own and the upcoming – Space Explorers: 25 extraordinary stories of space exploration and adventure.

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 15

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week – 15
Speaker – Blake Parker
Blake is an ISS Stowage Engineer.
He is responsible for tracking the locations of all hardware related to US science experiments aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

Blake is part of a Control Room group that regularly communicates with the International Space Station.

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 14

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week – 14
Speaker – James R. Hansen
James is a professor emeritus of history at Auburn University.
A former historian for NASA, he is the author of twelve books on the history of aerospace.

James was co-producer for the major motion picture First Man, which is based on his New York Times bestselling biography of Neil Armstrong.

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 13

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week – 13
Speaker – Mike Scott
Mike is a Power Resource Officer in the ISS Systems Division.
He is responsible for power channel load and distribution – ensuring adequate power is available at all times for demands.

A MajorTim.space Exclusive insight into ISS Operations and more…

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 12

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week 12
Speaker – Mark Sheridan
Mark is from The North Wales Wildlife Trust.

A keen and passionate naturalist who loves engaging people of all ages with nature/wildlife.

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 11

MajorTim.space’s 10 Minute Star Striking Facts
Week 11
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 during the Covid-19 outbreak.
On Monday each week, we will feature a different speaker with a fact of their choice.

Join us every Monday at 1pm during this period 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!