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Eric Norris


Ambassador Since 2004

Santa Clara, California 95051
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Biographical Information:


Photo of Ambassador Eric Norris Eric's fascination with space dates back to 1963 when at age 8 he built a Mercury Capsule simulator out of a refrigerator box and flew along with Scott Carpenter on the last Mercury mission. He first saw Saturn through a telescope a few years later and was awestruck. Now Eric enjoys sharing views of the sky with visitors at a local park where he is an astronomy docent, and pursues a ham radio hobby by bouncing radio signals off the moon and meteor trails. After 20+ years in high-tech he went to law school and has opened his own law practice.


Past events hosted by this Ambassador:

Kepler Search for other Earths
Sunnyvale City Library

NASA Missions Update
Sunnyvale LIbrary

The Golden Age of Astronomy--Now. A NASA Planetary Missions Overview
Sunnyvale Radison

Star Party
Joesph D Grant County Park

NASA Missions Update
Sunnyvale LIbrary


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