Archive

This is a collection of blog posts on Becoming A Martian before the site conversion.

August 26, 2018

Space is the Other Way...

The past few weekends I spent earning my Open Water Diving Certification! I have wanted to scuba dive for a long time, but had never made it a priority. And you might be wondering what scuba diving has to do with being an astronaut. Well more than you might think!

August 5, 2018

All About That Baseline

A few months ago I attended a weekend class at Stanford University offered by Jane McGonigal titled “How to Think Like a Futurist”. The class was great and I highly recommend it. But seperate from the class, there was one other student attending who was given some time to speak about a study he was participating in about human health.

May 23, 2018

Learn from the Best, Eh?

MasterClass recently released a Space Exploration course taught by Chris Hadfield. Of course I had to sign up for it and learn everything I could from one of the top experts!

May 12, 2018

Get Your Ass To Mars

“No risk, no reward right?” This was the last message that I sent a coworker on Monday when I decided to buy a same day, red-eye flight from San Fransisco to Washington D.C. to attend the 2018 Humans to Mars Summit hosted by Explore Mars.

May 5, 2018

To Mars, With Love. -California.

In addition to just preparing to become an astronaut, I also like to keep informed on what NASA and the space industry is currently doing. Today I attended the first interplanetary launch from the west coast of the United States when the Mars InSight lander launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base.

May 4, 2018

This Guy...

Aspiring Space Explorer. Roboticist. Life-Long Learner. Geek. Those are words I would use to describe myself and my passions. I specifically use the word passion because I think to achieve something like becoming an astronaut, you HAVE to be passionate about it.