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Directory of Ambassadors: Richard Heuermann
Richard Heuermann
Richard Heuermann
Member Since 2016

Saint Louis, Missouri


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Biographical Information:

Until his retirement in November, 2014, Rich Heuermann served as the Administrative Officer of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and the Outreach Program Coordinator for the NASA Missouri Space Grant Consortium at Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri. An active member of the Saint Louis Astronomical Society for many years, he has continued involvement in astronomy outreach programs, presenting lectures and assisting with star parties - public telescope observing sessions.

Mr. Heuermann holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Saint Louis University and a Master of Science degree from the University of Missouri, St. Louis, both in Physics. He has taught evening courses in astronomy and planetary sciences at Washington University and the University of Missouri. Prior to his thirty-year term at Washington University, he served as the assistant director of the McDonnell Planetarium in St. Louis. There he managed the Planetarium's exhibits program, developed special events, and scripted some of its planetarium programs.

Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:

"Roads Scholar" Program
YMCA Trout Lodge , 13528 State Highway AA

Eclipse Awareness - Grant's View Library Branch
Grant's View Branch, St. Louis County Library

"Roads Scholar" Program
YMCA Trout Lodge , 13528 State Highway AA

Barat Academy High School Science Sampler
Barat Academy,, 17815 Wild Horse Creek Road

Eclipse Awareness - The Gatesworth
The Gatesworth Retirement Community

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