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Space Up Close: Space, Astronomy & Science News. A new Space News website by Dr. Ken Kremer. Dedicated to impactful reporting on topical aspects of Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science across the globe from an UpClose perspective about the High Frontier.

Short Bio:

Dr. Ken Kremer is a Research Scientist and Space Journalist and Managing Editor for Space UpClose website – based nearby the Kennedy Space Center in Titusville, FL., active in outreach and interviewed regularly on TV and radio about space topics. Dr. Kremer offers independent analysis about space topics. He lectures about both human spaceflight and robotic spaceflight especially Mars.

Ken is a scientist, journalist, photographer and speaker and often appears as an expert space commentator on major national, international and local TV News outlets for Space UpClose. His Mars and Space imagery and articles have been widely published on TV, magazines, books and websites including NBC, CBS, BBC, ABC and Fox News, PBS NOVA TV, Scientific American, NASA, National Geographic, SPACE.com, Spaceflight Now, Universe Today, his new website Space UpClose and much more.

Dr. Kremer holds 17 US Patents, has over 3 dozen scientific publications, written over 1000 space articles, has 14 published APODs – Astronomy Pictures of the Day and witnessed and photographed over 100 rocket launches.

Ken was recently awarded NASA’s rarely given Curiosity medallion by NASA’s Chief Scientist for his science outreach efforts and Mars panoramas.

Ken’s photos are for sale and he is available for lectures and outreach events. Contact Ken to schedule an event.

Ken Kremer/Space UpClose websites:

https://kenkremer.blogspot.com/ and www.kenkremer.com

Long Bio:

Dr. Ken Kremer is a research chemist, space/science journalist, photographer, speaker  and founder/managing editor of Space UpClose website reporting up close on all things related to NASA and Space Exploration. Ken is based nearby the Kennedy Space Center in Titusville, FL., active in outreach and interviewed regularly on TV and radio about space topics. Dr. Kremer offers independent analysis about space topics. He lectures about both human spaceflight and robotic spaceflight – specializing in Mars.

Ken has over 30 years experience in Research and Development in the Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences in academia and at Cyanamid, Wyeth and Pfizer.  Products he helped develop are sold in the marketplace to benefit humanity.

Ken received his PhD from the State University of New York in Stony Brook, NY and BA from New York University in New York City. He did Post Doctoral studies at the University of Bonn in Germany.

Dr. Kremer holds 17 US Patents, has over 3 dozen scientific publications, written over 1000 space articles and has 14 published APODs – Astronomy Pictures of the Day.

Ken also has a 2 decade career in space journalism and outreach.

Ken was recently awarded NASA’s rarely given Curiosity medallion by NASA’s Chief Scientist for his science outreach efforts and Mars panoramas.

He appears as a space expert commentator on BBC TV and Radio News, Fox News, NBC, ABC, CBS, Spectrum, ARD, i24 and other major news outlets. He has presented hundreds of space lectures at astronomy clubs and forums, schools, educational and religious institutions, companies and conventions.

Ken has created hundreds of custom Mars rover mosaics to show what the Red Planet looks like from a human perspective. His Mars rover, rocket and spacecraft imagery have been widely published in many news outlets and science journals. He serves as a NASA Solar System Ambassador.

He has witnessed over 100 rocket launches as well as reported and photographed numerous rockets and spacecraft from NASA and America’s top rocket manufacturing companies including SpaceX, ULA, Boeing and Northrop Grumman.

Ken has reported from inside the flight decks and cargo bays of all 3 NASA space shuttle orbiters, been up close in the clean room with NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, TESS Exoplanet hunter, OSIRIS REX asteroid sampler and many more.

His goal is to educate and excite the public about science and space exploration via journalism, media appearances, lectures and outreach.

Ken’s photos are for sale and he is available for lectures and outreach events. Contact Ken to schedule an event.