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John Heasley


Ambassador Since 2009

Lone Rock, Wisconsin 53556
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Biographical Information:


Photo of Ambassador John Heasley John Heasley is a teacher and stargazer in the Driftless Region of Southwest Wisconsin where he enjoys the dark skies. He grew up in Philadelphia, was educated at LaSalle College High School, and earned his A.B. and A.M from Boston College. He has received training as a space educator through Space Education Initiatives and Arizona State University's Mars Education Program. He organized "October Skies" a community celebration of the first fifty years of the Space Age and has been Principal Investigator on two projects with the Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium. In the summers, he is "making Martians" by teaching the next generation about Mars at Richland Center High School and University of Wisconsin-Richland. He loves to get people looking up, remembering the past, and imagining the future. He serves as a Solar System Ambassador and shares his enthusiasm for space exploration at state parks and through continuing education courses.



Past events hosted by this Ambassador:

Candlelight Hiking and Stargazing
Governor Dodge State Park

Life on Mars
UW Richland

Moon Rocks and Meteorites
Kickapoo Valley Reserve

Sidewalk Astronomy
Richland Center Color Fiesta

When Worlds Align-Solar Eclipse
Governor Dodge State Park


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