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Directory of Ambassadors: William Higgins
William Higgins
William S. Higgins
Member Since 1999

Batavia, Illinois

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Biographical Information:

I'm an engineering physicist. My job is working on radiation safety at Fermilab, the particle accelerator near Chicago, but in my spare time I love to learn about spaceflight, astronomy, and planetary science, and to share my knowledge with others through speaking and writing. Our age will be remembered for centuries, for millennia, as the one that began to explore the Moon and planets with spacecraft. We are all part of this adventure.

Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:

Rolling across Mars: NASA's Mars Exploration Rovers
Confusion XXX science fiction convention

Mars Update
Colorado Convention Center

Who Needs Planets? NASA's Missions to Other Places
Naperville Astronomical Association

Vandals from the Void: The Chelyabinsk Meteor of 2013
Boskone 51 science fiction con

Playback from Pluto: Recent News from NASA's New Horizons Mission
Naperville Astronomical Association

Past Events Collaborated On By This Ambassador:

Current News in Planetary Science and Astronomy
Windycon Science Fiction Convention

Ramble Around the Solar System With Us
Conclave 38 - Science Fiction Convention

Meet Our NASA Solar System Ambassadors
MuseCon - Multi-genre convention

The Mars Earth Connection
University of Chicago

Pluto Update Panel
Windycon Science Fiction Convention, Westin Lombard Yorktown Center

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Last Updated: 2 Feb 2018