Massachusetts Professional Educators License
Bachelor of Science degree, Cornell University, September 13, 1969.
Master of Engineering (Electrical) degree, Cornell University, January 20, 1971.
Master of Education degree, University of Massachusetts Lowell, October 15, 2004.
Graduate Certificate, Mathematics for Teachers, University of Massachusetts Lowell, February 2007.
Discharge from US Air Force after 5 years of service during Vietnam Era.
A Virtual Astronaut
On 19 August 2008, I entered the
following message at http://namesinspace.seti.org/
in answer to the question, "Why do you think the Kepler Mission is
Humans need tangible goals before
committing to substantive action. In the U.S.A., Manifest Destiny
spread us 3000 miles from the Atlantic to the Pacific coasts. President
John F. Kennedy's expressed goal of "landing a man on the Moon and
returning him safely to the Earth" got us there and back. If we had
evidence that there were Earth-like planets orbiting other stars, we
would find a way to reach out to touch them, and perhaps find new
friends to assuage our species' loneliness.
by Stephen Kent Stephenson, firstname.lastname@example.org, 19 August 2008.