All posts by Bruce Irving

Bruce Irving is an optical engineer who enjoys doing educational outreach on space and astronomy themes as a NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador and as a member of the Aldrich Astronomical Society in Central Massachusetts. He often uses the freeware space flight simulator Orbiter in his presentations, and is the author of the free e-book Go Play In Space which teaches you how to use Orbiter to explore the virtual solar system.

By Bruce Irving on June 4, 2009 in
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Date: June 4, 2009 Title: JPL’s Greatest Hits Podcaster: Bruce Irving Organization: JPL Main Web Site: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/ JPL Solar System Ambassadors: http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/ambassador/ Description: The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has been involved in space exploration since 1958 when its Explorer 1 spacecraft became the United States’ first successful Earth-orbiting satellite. Operated for NASA by the California […]

By Bruce Irving on April 14, 2009 in
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Date: April 14, 2009 Title: Exploring Space with Your Computer Podcaster: Bruce Irving Organization: Bruce’s website: http://flyingsinger.blogspot.com NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassadors: http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/ambassador/index.html Description: While the night sky itself is the best, your computer is also a fantastic window on the universe. Of course there are zillions of space and astronomy web sites to explore, but […]