About Christopher Mick

Christopher Mick has served on the advisory board of Infiniscope, he runs his own STEM educational 501c3, Space St. Croix. He is a NASA Solar System Ambassador, member of the NASA Museum Alliance, educator with the Civil Air Patrol, and works part-time at the Hudson Area Public Library as a STEM Programmer. He will be blogging about Citizen Science opportunities, history of the space program, and the latest exploration programs.

Looking Forward and Looking Back with Story Musgrave

I am sure you, like most of us at this time of year we take a moment to look back on the year, to think of the future and in a year like 2020 to maybe take a few looks sideways as well!  One of my favorite things that happened in the year 2020 was

By |January 1st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Woman of Many Firsts

(Astronaut Christina Koch working on board the ISS, image credit: NASA) NASA astronaut Christina Koch has already set numerous records in her brief career with the agency. I recently had the opportunity to interview Christina via telephone from her home in Houston, Texas. I ask how she is feeling these days after her record setting

By |December 3rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Magnetic Attraction

If you are al all like me, you have been revisiting how to best present STEAM programming in the current COVID-19 environment. While every town has different levels of protocols in place, most in-person events have been put on hold, and while I have had a lot of success with some online events, I know

By |October 13th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Quarantine and the Moon

Left to Right, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin in the Mobil Quarantine Facility are pictured with president Nixon onboard the USS Hornet. Image Credit: NASA Almost everyone knows the date that astronauts first walked on the Moon, July 20, 1969. Another lesser known date is when the Apollo 11 astronauts were finishing up

By |August 14th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Enough Space For Us All

Image credit: The Planetary Society I often have people come up to me after presentations to ask how they can be more involved. It is a great question, and there are so many great answers. First of all there are membership organizations. These are usually annual memberships with an associated fee, and options such as

By |July 16th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Rover By Any Other Name

By |April 30th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments
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