How a simple kid's book can influence a entire life.
Since being a little boy I have had a great interest in astronomy and mineralogy of other worlds.
Quite a trio!
My love of space started with science fiction but blossomed with Viking and Voyager images.
The movie "Destination Moon" was the first thing that peaked my interest in space travel.
When I saw the first picture of the Earth Rise over the Moon I was hooked on Space.
As a child I was nearly killed by one of the first V2 rockets to fall on London.
November's supermoon as seen from Lahore, Pakistan.
Waxing Gibbous moon taken with a 6" Celestron telescope. Pasco, WA 11/10/16 7:17pm.
Become a member of The Planetary Society and together we will create the future of space exploration.
Working together to fund our Shoemaker NEO Grants for astronomers, you can literally help save the world.