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Leonard Duda


Ambassador Since 1999

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87111
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Biographical Information:


Photo of Ambassador Leonard Duda I am a scientist working at Sandia National Labs. My interests have always been in science and in many things related to the understanding of the physical world. I have always been interested in space especially since I grew up just when the manned and unmanned space programs really started. The marvels of the spacecraft constructed to view and visit other bodies have always impressed me. In addition, the wonderful science obtained has really been amazing. It is quite incredible to comprehend, just over the last twenty years or so, how many new things we have learned about all the bodies in the solar system. It is fascinating to see how different all these bodies are. My role as an ambassador is to try to get across to the public how truly amazing these scientific results are and to get them to better understand the riches we truly obtain from studying and trying to better understand the planets and satellites. All people, not only scientists, can appreciate these discoveries.

Len Duda recently completed a six-month service as the interim Executive Director for the Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.


Past events hosted by this Ambassador:

Duke City Civitans at Park Inn

Solar System
Inez ES

Mars, Asteroids, & Jupiter
Westside Community Center

The Solar System
Alamosa Elementary School

The Outer Planets
Duke City Civitans meeting


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