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Earle Kyle (B. Physics, 1961)

                                                       

I am going into my seventh year as a NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador

I am going into my seventh year as a NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador (SSA) working with school systems, scout troops and civic organizations in Minnesota and upstate New York to increase the number of students pursuing careers in science and technology with the mission to inspire the next generation of space explorers. My primary focus is on robotic and manned missions to Mars. As one of the aerospace engineers who helped design the space ships that took
men to the moon on the Apollo program, I like to tell the kids what great challenges lie ahead for them as we embark on an even greater adventure to send men and women to the planet Mars. I am also the president of TCC Systems, LLC providing consulting services to high technology start-up companies looking to expand their global marketing activities. I have been working with the Infotonics and Rochester Institute of Technology’s Lennox Center high technology incubators in New York and operations in Pennsylvania, Minnesota and New Mexico in the areas of microelectronics, biomedical systems, energy, and software development. Email: SolarAmbassador@yahoo.com or EFKyle@aol.com; www2.jpl.nasa.gov/ambassador/profi les/Earle_Kyle.htm.