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Directory of Ambassadors: Steven Ainsworth
Steven Ainsworth
Steven C. Ainsworth
Member Since 2012

Penryn, California

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Biographical Information:

Steven Ainsworth is a registered professional engineer with a BS and MS in Physics. Since 1995 he has been involved in amateur high-power rocketry (HPR) and has built and flown rockets with on-board computers for data acquisition, sequencing, and control. He has followed space exploration since Sputnik, and read many books on the robotic exploration of space. He has made presentations to groups of Boy Scouts, HPR clubs, and developed hands-on demonstrations.

Steven has constructed a rover designed for HPR flight that utilizes a GPS and solid-state compass to travel to a preset location upon landing.

Steven has read and collected a wide range of books and articles on the space program and space exploration that provides him with a comprehensive and broad base of knowledge on the exploration of space.

Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:

Discovery Museum Science & Space

Orion Flight Test
Challenger Learning Center

California Capitol Airshow
Mather Airport - Sacramento County

Basic Rocketry
Maria Montessori Charter Acadamy

Curiosity Update
PAGES monthly meeting

Past Events Collaborated On By This Ambassador:

New Horizons reaches Pluto
Discovery Museum Science and Space Center

Discovery center Orion event
Sacramento Discovery Science Museum

NASA's Journey To Mars
Sacramento Public Library - Rio Linda Branch

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Last Updated: 7 Aug 2017