Collaborate

I am a frequent commentator on CBC Radio and also have appeared on outlets such as Huffington Post, BBC, KCBS News and Metro Canada. Selected media/public appearances include:

2015:

  • Central Time (Wisconsin Public Radio): The one-year mission to the International Space Station. (March 26, 2015)
  • CBC Radio (10 stations): Attempting to make contact with the Philae lander. (March 12, 2015)
  • HuffPost Live: Video appearance asking a question of astronaut Ron Garan. (Feb. 25, 2015)
  • Canadian University Press NASH 77: Writing science journalism for all types of outlets. (Jan. 15, 2015)
  • HuffPost Live: Exploring Venus by airship. (Jan. 12, 2015)

2014:

  • Ontario Today (CBC Radio): Why the Philae mission matters. (Nov. 19, 2014)
  • KCBS News (2 times): The importance of the Philae lander. (Nov. 12, 2014)
  • World Have Your Say (BBC): The value that space tourism brings to society. (Nov. 3, 2014)
  • McGill Tribune: How space exploration changes society, with an emphasis on Canada. (Oct. 15, 2014)
  • We See Thee Rise (Planetary Society): Panel discussion on Canada’s future in space, featuring Bill Nye. (Oct. 7, 2014)
  • The Current (CBC Radio): Speaking with Chris Hadfield about Canada’s future in space. (Sept. 5, 2014)
  • To The Point (KCRW): What a private group plans to do with the long-dormant ISEE-3 spacecraft. (May 23, 2014)
  • KCBS News: A private group is about to make contact with the long-dormant ISEE-3 spacecraft. (May 23, 2014)
  • CBC Radio (8 stations): Russia’s involvement with the International Space Station. (May 16, 2014)
  • AstroNuts Kids’ Space Club annual meeting: How to turn school into a secret space academy. (May 4, 2014)
  • AstroNuts Kids’ Space Club, Mission 45: What astronauts do on the International Space Station. (March 30, 2014).
  • McGill Daily: Science journalism workshop on strategies for attracting audiences. (March 21, 2014).
  • KCBS News: The Kepler mission’s discoveries, and what is next for the planet-hunting telescope. (Feb. 26, 2014).
  • The StarSpot: Summing up the state of space journalism at the Canadian Space Summit. (Feb. 9, 2014)
  • Daily Mail: Experiment to prepare astronauts for the Red Planet. (Feb. 5, 2014)
  • Central Time (Wisconsin Public Radio): Simulating life on the Red Planet. (Feb. 3, 2014)
  • Midweek: What it felt like during a simulated mission on Mars.  (Starts around 52:35). (Jan. 29, 2014)
  • CTV Ottawa: A Martian connection with Ottawa. (Jan. 23, 2014)
  • Reddit: AMA on a mock Mars mission in the Utah desert. (Jan. 23, 2014)
  • Geekosystem: Which is cooler, Mars or a simulated mission in Utah? (Jan. 14, 2014)
  • The Current (CBC Radio): Calling the Mars Desert Research Station home for two weeks. (Jan. 8, 2014)
  • CBC Ottawa: How a Mars simulation drew me to Utah. (Jan. 5, 2014)
  • Metro Canada: Living the Martian life in Utah. (Jan. 5, 2014)

2010-13:

  • Canadian Space Summit: Panel discussion on space and journalism. (Nov. 15, 2013)
  • Central Time (Wisconsin Public Radio): Voyager 1’s arrival in interstellar space. (Sept. 13, 2013)
  • Central Time (Wisconsin Public Radio): A proposal to put U.S. national parks on the moon. (Aug. 2, 2013)
  • Montreal Gazette: How Chris Hadfield’s social media work will continue after his mission. (May 13, 2013)
  • CBC Radio (10 stations): What’s next for Chris Hadfield when he returns to Earth. (May 13, 2013)
  • CBC Radio (18 stations): Why Chris Hadfield’s tweets from space are so popular. (April 25, 2013)
  • The Nature of Things (CBC TV): Chris Hadfield’s tweets from the International Space Station. (April 25, 2013)
  • Kansas Cosmosphere: How social media is used to promote space exploration. (April 17, 2013)
  • CBC Ottawa: The importance of the Mars Curiosity rover mission. (Aug. 9, 2012)
  • The Space Show: Why I did an M.Sc. in Space Studies. (May 22, 2011)
  • Talking Space: Selecting museums for the space shuttles. (April 19, 2011)
  • Talking Space: Canada’s risk of losing robotics expertise. (March 23, 2011)
  • Canadian Science Writers’ AssociationUsing tweets to spread the word of space. (June 6, 2010)