Launch Pad Astronomy Workshop for Writers

  • 11 Jul 2010
  • (EDT)
  • 18 Jul 2010
  • (EDT)
  • University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
Launch Pad is a free, NASA-funded workshop for 10-12 established writers/editors/creators held in beautiful high-altitude Laramie, Wyoming. Launch Pad aims to provide a “crash course” in modern astronomy science through guest lectures and observation through the University of Wyoming’s professional telescopes so that its attendees may add more and better science to the work that reaches their audiences.

Launchpad 2010’s guest instructor is Kevin R. Grazier, planetary scientist/writer/editor/tv science consultant. Other lecturers include University of Wyoming professors Michael S. Brotherton, PhD, and Jim Verley, PhD.

The workshop will open to applications March 1, 2010 and will close March 31, 2010. Attendees will be notified as soon as possible and no later than mid April. Apply at

Email Mike Brotherton for more information.
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