Spacefest IV Geoff Notkin, Meteorite Men: On Aerolite Meteorites, Henbury Meteorite and Spacefest





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Published on Jul 29, 2012

Described by the media as "one of the rock stars of science," Geoff Notkin hosts Science Channel's award-winning adventure series Meteorite Men. He is also an internationally recognized authority on meteorites, a widely published author and photographer, a musician, world traveler, and adventurer. Geoff is the owner of Aerolite Meteorites LLC, a leader in meteorite recovery and research.

Geoff stars in the hit series Meteorite Men on Science Channel, currently in its fourth season and winner of two Telly Awards. Geoff has also appeared in programs for the BBC, PBS, Discovery Channel, History Channel, National Geographic, and the Travel Channel.

A major figure in meteorite studies, Geoff has found space rocks on four continents and worked with most of the world's top institutions. His company, Aerolite Meteorites LLC, provides meteorite specimens to researchers and collectors worldwide. The minor planet 139204, discovered at Mount Palomar, was named after Geoff in recognition of his contributions to science and education.

Geoff's dedication to science writing has produced the celebrated book Meteorite Hunting: How To Find Treasure From Space, hundreds of articles on meteoritics, paleontology, the arts, ecology, travel, and history, as well as the popular Logical Lizard blog for TucsonCitizen.com,.

An accomplished art director, photographer and musician Geoff has worked with numerous leading lights in music and the graphic arts. He is a graduate of New York's School of Visual Arts.

This was taken in 2012 at Spacefest IV in Tucson, AZ at Starr Pass Resort and Spa. This is an annual space exploration convention with astronauts that walked on the moon, space and planetary scientists. 

Spacefest V will be held, memorial day weekend 2013 in Tucson, Arizona at Starr Pass.

Spacefest VII set for June 9-12 2016


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