Greg Redfern, Twitter “@SkyGuyinVA”, has been an adjunct professor/instructor of astronomy for five different colleges since 1984. As a NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador since 2003, he has shared NASA's missions to the solar system with many audiences in person as well as on Fox 5 WTTG TV, WTOP and WBAL Radio in the Washington D.C. media market. Greg's daily astronomy blog, "What’s Up?: The Space Place.com” has had over 2.5 million views from around the world.
As a writer Greg has authored numerous articles for “Sky and Telescope Magazine”, “Meteorite Magazine”, “Skywatch Magazine” and a number of newspapers including Gannet and USA Today.
Greg has been observing and photographing the sky for over four decades and collecting meteorites for years. He's used telescopes of all kinds and visited observatories, NASA facilities, and geological sites.
His astrophotographs have appeared online in:
Cruise ship guests and visitors to Shenandoah National Park have truly enjoyed Greg’s presentations as well as viewing the night sky where he mingles the folklore and science of the stars.
As a result, Greg has brought the wonder, beauty and excitement of our universe to audiences for decades in a one-on-one style that resonates with his passion and knowledge.