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Gregory McCartney


Ambassador Since 2007

Kapolei, Hawaii 96707
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Biographical Information:


Photo of Ambassador Gregory McCartney Gregory McCartney holds a master's and a bachelor's degree with studies in planetary atmospheres, atmospheric science, meteorology and astronomy.

He is an astronaut candidate applicant and continues to educate himself on the latest understandings and theories of the universe, spanning a broad spectrum of topics ranging from astrophysics to planetary astronomy.

Greg is a council member for the Friends of the Institute for Astronomy at the University of Hawaii and a member of the Hawaiian Astronomical Society. He is also a former Adjunct Professor with Hawaii Pacific University and Teaching Assistant with the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

His 20-year professional career has been in the environmental professional field, protecting this planet's air, water and land throughout the Hawaiian islands.

Greg is married to his wife Rowena, and they have three children, namely Orion Kalani, Magellan Kealii and Carina Hokulea. Their dog's name is Cosmos.


Past events hosted by this Ambassador:

Our Sun
Downtown Honolulu Exchange Club

Space Probes: Engineering Marvels
National Society of Professional Engineers - Maui Chapter

Space Week
Holy Family Catholic Academy

Universe Highlights
Downtown Honolulu Excahnge Club

Venus Transit
Ko Olina Resort


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