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Ken Kremer
Worked at Wyeth, American Cyanamid, Pfizer
Attended State University of New York at Stony Brook
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Read my new story about #NASA @MarsCuriosity new drill campaign now in progress today (7/31/15) today . with our new Mars mosaics by Marco Di Lorenzo and me:
On the eve of the 3rd anniversary since her nail biting touchdown inside Gale Crater, NASA’s car sized Curiosity Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) rover has discovered a new type of Martian rock that’s...
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New discoveries announced about Pluto after ‪#‎PlutoFlyby‬
Spectacular imagery of huge regions of flowing ice, monumental mountain ranges and a breathtakingly backlit atmospheric haze showing Pluto as we’ve never seen it before, were among the newest disco...
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Bad struts caused @SpaceX‪#‎CRS7‬ failure during June 28 launch. Read my story
The in flight failure of a critical support strut inside the second stage liquid oxygen tank holding a high pressure helium tank in the Falcon 9 rocket, is the likely cause of the failed SpaceX lau...
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+NASA New Horizons team baffled by mountain on #Charon discovered during #PlutoFlyby. read my story
APPLIED PHYSICS LABORATORY, LAUREL, MD - A mysterious mountain in the middle of a moat on Pluto’s biggest moon Charon, has captivated and baffled scientists leading NASA’s New Horizons mission whic...
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#‎NASA‬'s New Horizons flew past Planet Pluto today 7/15/15 and i was there at ‪#‎JHUAPL‬ for ‪#‎PlutoFlyby‬. What an honor and pleasure. Read my story:
APPLIED PHYSICS LABORATORY, LAUREL, MD - With this morning’s (July 14) do or die flyby of Pluto by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft at 7:49 a.m. EDT while traveling over 3 billion miles away, America...
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Clarity for Charon at last- reveals a Grand Canyon - Read my story 1 day out from #PlutoFlyby by #NASA New Horizons spacecraft on July 14, 2015
In the final days before humankinds first ever flyby of mysterious and tantalizing Pluto for the history making up close visit on Tuesday, July 14, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has just delivered...
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See the biggest and best ‪#‎PlutoFlyby‬ mosaics and animations yet in my new story. Mosaics by Marco Di Lorenzo and @Ken_Kremer. Animation by @NASANewHorizons team
Until barely two weeks ago, Pluto tantalized humanity for eight decades with mysteries we could only imagine - seen as just a point of light or fuzzy blob in the world’s most powerful telescopes. N...
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United Launch Alliance Delta IV launches today 7/23/15, with #USAF comsat. Read my story with my pad pics:
A high powered military communications satellite for the US Air Force is now slated for launch on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket on Thursday evening, July 23, following a scrub call...
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spectacular new closeups of active terrain from ‪#‎PlutoFlyby‬ just received back from @NASANewHorizons. read my story
A vast, craterless plain of Plutonian ice no more than 100 million years old and centered amidst Pluto’s big ‘heart’ was unveiled in spectacular new imagery taken by NASA's resounding successful Ne...
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Ice mountains discovered during ‪#‎PlutoFlyby‬ by New Horizons. Read my story
APPLIED PHYSICS LABORATORY, LAUREL, MD - Scientists leading NASA’s historic New Horizons mission to the Pluto system announced the first of what is certain to be a tidal wave of new discoveries, in...
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#‎Pluto‬ is the King of the Kuiper Belt! Yeah. No weeping for Eris from me. ‪#‎PlutoFlyby‬ is less than 12 hours away and i'll be at ‪#‎JHUAPL‬ for the event. read my story about +NASA  New Horizons spacecraft
Plutophiles everywhere rejoice. On the eve of history’s first ever up close flyby of mysterious Pluto on Tuesday morning July 14 making the first detailed scientific observations, NASA’s New Horizo...
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#Pluto's 4 puzzling dark spots finally in focus - for the last time in our lifetime! See the focused image yourself in my new story about #Plutoflyby:
Today (July 11) we got our last, best and clearest look at a quartet of perplexing dark spots on Pluto’s far side from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft - now just two days and two million miles (4 mi...
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Dr. Ken Kremer is a speaker, scientist, freelance science journalist (Princeton, NJ) and photographer whose articles, space exploration images and Mars mosaics have appeared in magazines, books, websites and calanders including Astronomy Picture of the Day and the covers of Aviation Week & Space Technology, Spaceflight and the Explorers Club magazines. Ken has presented at numerous educational institutions, civic & religious organizations, museums and astronomy clubs. Ken has reported first hand from the Kennedy Space Center and lectures on both Human and Robotic spaceflight - www.kenkremer.com


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  • State University of New York at Stony Brook
    Organic Chemistry, PhD, 1982