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Directory of Ambassadors: Ron Rosano
Ron Rosano
Ron Rosano
Member Since 2008

San Rafael, California


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Biographical Information:

In awe of the starry sky for as long as he can remember and inspired at a young age by the Apollo flights to the Moon, Ron Rosano has closely followed NASA and other space missions ever since. Ron was active with the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers in the 1990's, and built a 10" telescope with John Dobson in 1993.

He began working with The Astronomical Society of the Pacific's (ASP) Project Astro in 1995, and since then has conducted astronomy lessons and led space-related discussions with many thousands of K-12 students and with the public. Ron also serves on the Advisory Council of the ASP.

Ron works for a small real estate company, and also pursues interests in music, photography, and the outdoors. He has a reservation to fly into space with a company offering suborbital spaceflights, and a reservation for a trip to 100,000' in the stratosphere; he hopes to make those trips in 2019 or 2020.

Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:

LCROSS Impact Presentation
Redwood High School

Math and Science Night
Brandeis Hillel Day School

Journey to Mars
Larkspur Public Library

Building a Solar System Scale model
Redwood High School

"The Martian" and our Journey to Mars: What Will The Real Expedition Be Like?
Larkspur Public Library

Past Events Collaborated On By This Ambassador:

JPL Open House
JPL Open House

JPL Open House
JPL Open House

JPL Open House
Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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Last Updated: 2 Oct 2017