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Directory of Ambassadors: Steve Murray
Steve Murray
Steve Murray
Member Since 2016

San Diego, California


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Biographical Information:

Steve Murray has been a space enthusiast since the Apollo era, and counted several Space Shuttle astronauts as friends during his years flying in Navy fighters. His interests in science later carried him to an engineering PhD and a research career in government, where he studied human decision-making, team processes, and stress.

He wound up his career as a visiting professor, teaching systems engineering, system modeling, and human factors. Steve is currently a freelance science writer and science blogger.

Throughout his life, Steve kept an eye on space - literally - as an amateur astronomer and space buff. He's been to Iceland and Alaska in search of the aurora borealis, and traveled to Chile's Atacama Desert to tour some of the world's biggest telescopes.

Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:

Changing Ideas About Life in the Solar System
San Diego Space Society Meetup

Halfway to Space
Reuben H. Fleet Heikoff Giant Dome Theater

InSight Mission to Mars
Civil Air Patrol Squadron 144

NASA Aeronautics Programs
Civil Air Patrol Squadron 144

Exploring Mars
The Museum School

Past Events Collaborated On By This Ambassador:

Solar System Explorers Club - Mars Rovers!
Encinitas Publiic Library

Solar System Explorers Club - Landing on Mars!
Encinitas Library

Solar System Explorers Club - Asteroids, Comets, and Meteorites!
Encinitas Library

Solar System Explorers Club - Solar Eclipse!
Encinitas Library

Annual Spock Block Celebration - "Exciting Updates in Astronomy Presentation"
Encinitas City Library

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Last Updated: 15 Jan 2019