Nancy is Editor at Universe Today, writer for Seeker and author of “Incredible Stories From Space: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Missions Changing Our View of the Cosmos.”
Nancy is a science journalist who writes mainly about space exploration and astronomy and is a Senior Editor for Universe Today. She was a host of the NASA Lunar Science Institute podcast from 2009 to 2014, was a part of production team for Astronomy Cast from 2008 to 2015 and worked with the 365 Days of Astronomy podcast where she was project manager from 2009 to 2011. Nancy has also published her articles on Wired.com, Space.com, NASA’s Astrobiology Magazine, Space Times Magazine and several newspapers in the Midwest. In 2010 Nancy was awarded the New Horizons Travelling Fellowship by the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing. Nancy is also a NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador, and through this program, she has the opportunity to share her passion of space and astronomy with children and adults through presentations and programs. Nancy received a BA in English with an emphasis in Mass Communications from the University of Minnesota-Morris. In 2016, Nancy published her first book, titled “Incredible Stories from Space: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Missions Changing Our View of the Cosmos” (Amazon).
Nancy’s contribution to the blog:
- My kind of spaceship
- Destination: Mars
- To infinity and beyond!
- Episode 2 – Skepticism and pseudoscience
- Interview with Nancy Atkinson
- How to win Nancy Atkinson’s book
- Farewell Rosetta!
- The Force Awakens
- What to expect from 2016?
- James Webb Space Telescope
- Hello, are you there?
- Relax, please
- Kepler-452b – Earth’s cousin
- Humanity Representative
- Vacation Trip
- Happy Birthday Hubble Space Telescope!
- Favourite one