Tony Rice is an information security engineer and Virginia Tech alumni working at a telecommunications company in Research Triangle Park, NC. His career has spanned various areas of research and development in software engineering, analytics, and information security.
Tony speaks in area classrooms, museums and libraries. He also helps broadcast meteorologists across the country share the night sky with their viewers. He is also frequent guest on local television news in Raleigh, North Carolina discussing current NASA missions and astronomical phenomenon and been known to hold impromptu sidewalk astronomy sessions with passers-by.
His proudest moment so far is leading an event with the National Park Service at the Wright Brothers Memorial in Kitty Hawk, NC for over 800 visitors on the Space Shuttle program leading up to the launch of the final mission.
Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:
Robots on Mars Duke School
Solstice reminds us of sunlight's wave patterns WRAL-TV
Juno, unlocking Jupiter's secrets Chapel Hill Astronomy Club
WeatherBrains 641 Birmingham Cable, YouTube Live and iTunes Podcast
WeatherBrains 701 Birmingham Cable, YouTube Live and iTunes Podcast
Past Events Collaborated On By This Ambassador:
Benefit for the Robeson Planetarium Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
Space Observation Lab Opening Nature Research Center
Astronomy Days 2013 NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Liftoff NC NC Museum Of History
Astronomy Days NC Museum of Science 10 West Jones Street