Free Moon Viewing Event this Saturday at Rockwall County Library

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 13, 2019) Rockwall’s favorite NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador, Max Corneau, will host a Lunar viewing from 9 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, July 13 at the Rockwall County Library, located at 1215 E. Yellowjacket Lane.  The talented Kevin Cobble, owner/operator of Z-Field Observatory, will guide the moon explorations. All ages are welcome to […]

Springtime astronomy unveils timeless journey

ROCKWALL, TX (April 6, 2014) It’s not easy being people. From the middle school hallways where the first signs of social  friction between jocks, nerds, dweebs, debs and loads (my lexicon is probably dated) becomes apparent, to our rise into adulthood, we all struggle at different levels.  Eventually we deal with things like jobs and […]

Trip to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab

ROCKWALL, TX (March 24, 2014) Our family enjoyed a wonderful Spring Break in Huntington Beach, CA visiting my son and his lovely wife at their home. After graduating from Texas A&M in 2012, our son took a job at Boeing, working on America’s next manned spacecraft. I’m so proud of him. Since this column is […]

Advice for those considering a career in space science

(ROCKWALL – October 14, 2013) If you are the parent of a high school junior or senior, or if you’re a student considering a career involving some aspect of space science, then please read this. Every year,  tens of thousands of  incoming freshmen enter colleges and universities intent on studying some aspect of space or […]