Max Corneau, is an amateur astronomer, space enthusiast, and lifelong pilot. Besides his enthusiasm for space, Max is an experienced pilot who began flying airplanes at age 13.
Enjoying a lifelong passion for space, these days Max is either learning about astronomy, conducting outreach, or directly studying the universe from his own observatory. Max is a Life Member and former Vice President of the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas. He is an honorary member of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Max's astronomical outreach has taken him to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum where he lectured in the Explore the Universe Gallery and guided tours at the U.S. Naval Observatory. He is also an at sea lecturer on cruise ships. Max was recently honored by the Astronomical League with the Master Outreach Award, the League's highest honor in this field. In 2006, Max was elected to the Philosophical Society of Washington, the oldest scientific society in the nation's capitol. You can learn more about Max's Astronomical Adventures, see his observatory, and view his stunning astrophotography at http://www.AstroDad.com
Max possesses a B.S. in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and an M.S. from the College of Engineering at Boise State University."
Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:
The Great Rockwall Independence Day Star and Deep Impact Party of 2005 Harry Myers Park
What We Are Made Of (#2) Williams Middle School
SciCo at the Dark Site Texas Astronomical Society Dark Site
Oh, the Places I've Been Westerly Public Library
Astronomy Day Crockett State Park
Past Events Collaborated On By This Ambassador:
International Observe the Moon Night Ginsburg Family Great Lawn @ Klyde Warren Park in Downtown Dallas