REACH A Space Podcast for Kids

Inspiration in Space with Dr. Sian Proctor

Episode Summary

This week the REACH team is honored to talk to geoscientist, explorer, space artist, author, and astronaut Dr. Sian Proctor about the Inspiration4 all-civilian orbital mission to space, her Space2Inspire, and so much more. Then we have a special surprise in store for National Poetry Month - all on this episode of REACH.

Episode Notes

This week the REACH team is honored to talk to  geoscientist, explorer, space artist, author,  and astronaut Dr. Sian Proctor about the Inspiration4 all-civilian orbital mission to space, her Space2Inspire,  and so much more. Then we have a special surprise in store for National Poetry Month - all on this episode of REACH.

 

Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien 

Written by: Sandy Marshall with Nate DuFort, Meredith Stepien and Brian Holden. 

Co-Created, Produced by: Nate DuFort and Sandy Marshall 

Edited by: Nate DuFort

Music composed by: Jesse Case

Logo by: Steven Lyons

 

Special thanks to Dr. Sian Proctor, geoscientist, explorer, space artist, author, speaker, and astronaut. To purchase a copy of Space2Inspire: The Art of Inspiration, go to https://myspace2inspire.com

Dr. Sian Proctor online:

Website: https://www.drsianproctor.com/

Twitter: @DrSianProctor

Instagram: @DrSianProctor
Facebook: @Dr.Sian.Proctor

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/DrSianProctor

Inspiration4

https://inspiration4.com/

Art Prints by Dr. Sian Proctor  

https://myspace2inspire.com/prints.html


Special thanks to Astro Ryan for sharing the poem “My Dream of Outer Space!”

 

We’d also like to offer a special thanks to Kay Ferrari at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and to everyone at NASA Space Place.

About Dr. Sian Proctor:

Dr. Proctor is a geoscientist, explorer, space artist, and astronaut. She is the mission pilot for the Inspiration4 all-civilian orbital mission to space. She is also one of The Explorer’s Club 50: Fifty People Changing the World. Her motto is called Space2inspire where she encourages people to use their unique, one-of-a-kind strengths, and passion to inspire those within their reach and beyond. She believes that we need to actively strive for a J.E.D.I. space: a just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive space as we advance human spaceflight.

 

Watch Meredith (as Stacey Quasar) interview Dr. Proctor for Adler Planetarium's space comedy show Wow! Signal here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_3NgGT27I0

 

NASA: Extreme Space Facts

https://www.nasa.gov/stem-ed-resources/Extreme_Space_Facts.html