Scott Hubbard – G. Scott Hubbard has over 25 years of experience making significant contributions to research, development and management of space science missions, with more than 10 of those years directly related to Mars missions. He has extensive experience as a project manager and technologist, with an outstanding record of success in formulating new concepts […]
Bill Nye, the Science Guy and CEO of the Planetary Society, joins the SETI Institute at SETIcon, June 22 – 24
Bill Nye, famed as television’s “Science Guy,” will join scientists, writers, artists and sci-fi stars at SETIcon II, hosted by the SETI Institute.
SETIcon II‘s impressive line-up of speakers includes diverse and distinguished scientists, astronomers, astronauts, artists, authors, and actors who have made an impact in the world of real and imagined science. Check out what some of our panelists have to say about their participation at SETIcon II:
One of only eight writers in history to win all three of the science-fiction field’s top awards for best novel of the year
I am very excited for the upcoming SETIcon II event and I hope you are too! In 2010, we had an excellent turnout, and we are looking forward to an even larger gathering this year. I trust you will join us for what is sure to be an enlightening and entertaining weekend.
Andrew Fraknoi – Andrew Fraknoi is the Chair of the Astronomy Department at Foothill College and Senior Educator at the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. He teaches courses on “astronomy and physics for poets” to about a thousand students each year. In 2007, he was selected as the Professor of the Year for the state […]
Mae Jemison - an American physician and NASA astronaut. She became the first black woman to travel in space when she went into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on September 12, 1992. She has appeared on television several times, including as an actor in an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation. She is a dancer, […]
Robert Picardo (appeared at SETIcon 2 in 2012) – an American actor best known for his portrayals of The Doctor, on UPN’s Star Trek: Voyager, The Cowboy in Innerspace, Coach Cutlip on The Wonder Years (where he received an Emmy nomination), Ben Wheeler in Wagons East, and as Richard Woolsey in the Canadian-American military science fiction […]