Nancy Atkinson

Nancy is Senior Editor for Universe Today & a NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador

nancyatkinsonNancy 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,, 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.

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