Bo Lowrey has over 40 years of involvement in space science, ranging from the Amateur (Ham Radio) Satellite Program (AMSAT) where he was the area coordinator for Kentucky, to his most recent outreach activity as a contributor of all things related to space science in the non-formal and informal education community. He frequently speaks to local after school astronomy and engineering clubs, to groups at public libraries, and has spoken at several educational and scientific conferences on STEM topics. He works with middle and secondary students to place experiments on the International Space Station, and is a volunteer at the University of Louisville Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium. He has attended NASA and JPL training opportunities whenever possible, and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction (coursework completed) at the University of Louisville. He retired from the Jefferson County Public Schools where he was the Director of Telecommunications.
Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:
Transit of Venus @ Rauch Planetarium Rauch Planetarium, U of L
NASA SpaceApps Challenge Louisville Jefferson Community College
ORION EFT-1 Challenger Learning Center Louisville, The Academy@Shawnee
College for a Day, University of Louisville Rauch Planetarium at U of L
Skies Over Louisville July 2013 U of L Rauch Planetarium