Robert Bonadurer, Planetarium Director at the Daniel M. Soref Planetarium in the Milwaukee Public Museum, has taught over 600,000 people--young and young at heart--the wonders of the universe. He has produced and directed over 20 astronomy shows and films-some of which have been distributed internationally. One of his shows has won an international scriptwriting award.
Robert has also hosted numerous astronomical events for eclipses, meteor showers, and solstice celebrations. He had led three total solar eclipse tours to various parts of the world. He has worked on many educational grants from NASA and can also be found in the local media helping to explain the most recent astronomical discovery or spectacular sky event.
Robert is a native of La Crosse, Wisconsin and has served as directors of the Minneapolis Planetarium and University of Texas at Arlington. He is also the past President of the Great Lakes Planetarium Association.