Troy University Public Lecture SP19
Tuesday 03/26/2019
4:00 pm CT

Troy University

Department of Chemistry and Physics


Exploring the Moon – Then and Now

John Weis

EPD Specialist
NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

4:00 p.m., Room 114 MSCX

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing and next year will see the first launch of the vehicle to take us back.

Join NASA education specialist John Weis as he discusses the history and future of U.S. Lunar exploration.
We will focus on the innovations that got us there, the new technologies needed to go again, and their impact on daily life.
No registration necessary

John Weis has been an Education Specialist with NASA for the last 10 years. He is currently stationed at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. In addition to providing online professional development for educators, John is responsible for educational outreach including professional development for pre-service and in-service teachers, community programs and liaising with state and local education agencies in the Marshall region of Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Alabama and Tennessee. John earned a BS in Science and Mathematics Teaching with an emphasis in Mathematics and Physics from the Florida State University and an MS in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Scranton. Before joining NASA education, he spent 10 years as a secondary science teacher in Volusia County, Florida. His areas of specialization include Mathematics, Physics, Earth/Space Science, and Astronomy.