More about Lucinda:
Lucinda is the Education, Outreach and Events Officer for the Royal Astronomical Society in London which is a professional organisation that advocates for astronomy, geophysics and space science in the UK. She is also the Executive Director of the Mars Society USA which works to prepare humanity for living and working on Mars via analogue simulations at their habitats in Utah and the Arctic. She is the Chair of the National Astronomy Week in the UK and an Honorary Visiting Fellow for the Bayes School of Business at City, University of London.
As a former NASA Associate she participated in four NASA Spaceward Bound expeditions to the Mojave, Australia, Abu Dhabi and New Zealand researching tardigrades, 3.5Bya stromatolites, Mars and Titan analogues and geothermal vents. She was also a NASA analogue mission tele-roboticist for Crew 97 at the Mars Desert Research Station testing and deploying a rover to work along future crews.
She studied Geology and Art and Design as an undergraduate, Science Education and Communication at graduate level and earned a distinction in Astronomy as a post-graduate while at universities in California, Scotland and England. She is also a credentialed science teacher in both the US and UK and has taught Earth and Space Science, Physics and Astronomy, and currently teaches GCSE Astronomy at the Royal Astronomical Society’s headquarters in Burlington House, Piccadilly, London.
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