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Directory of Ambassadors: John Heasley
John Heasley
John Heasley
Member Since 2009

Lone Rock, Wisconsin

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Biographical Information:

John Heasley is a teacher and stargazer in the Driftless Region of Southwest Wisconsin where he enjoys the dark skies. He grew up in Philadelphia, was educated at LaSalle College High School, and earned his A.B. and A.M from Boston College. He has received training as a space educator through Space Education Initiatives and Arizona State University's Mars Education Program. He organized "October Skies" a community celebration of the first fifty years of the Space Age and has been Principal Investigator on two projects with the Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium. In the summers, he is "making Martians" by teaching the next generation about Mars at Richland Center High School and University of Wisconsin-Richland. He loves to get people looking up, remembering the past, and imagining the future. He serves as a Solar System Ambassador and shares his enthusiasm for space exploration at state parks and through continuing education courses.


Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:

Exploring Our Solar System
St. Mary's Grade School

Giant Steps
Wilton Public Library

Giant Steps
Ontario Public Library

Becoming a Stargazer
Wyalusing State Park

Imagine Mars
Wyoming Valley School

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