Outreach

TV/Public Appearances

2012

Meteors! - Stanford eDay lecture, July 21

2011

Sigrid Close co-hosted National Geographic's Known Universe along with astronaut Michael Massimino. [Stanford Report interview]

Meteoroid Threats to Spacecraft - SETI invited lecture, May 4

Space Dangers - NOVA ScienceNow, January 19

In The News

2014

President Obama selects two Stanford engineers for early career award, Stanford Engineering, January 8

2013

To catch a shooting star, Stanford Magazine, November

Better origami using nature and maths, BBC, May 10

Close Wins Early Career Award from Department of Energy - Stanford Engineering, May 8

How to pack a big solar sail in a tiny cubesat - NBC News, May 3

Stanford scientist closes in on a mystery that impedes space exploration - Stanford Report, February 26
Also online at Phys.Org and Geek.com, and featured on ABC7 News

2011

Meteoroid impacts may explain some satellite mysteries - USA Today, September 26

Potentially Damaging Meteor Shower Highlights Risk to Spacecraft - Space.com, September 22

Tiny bits of debris are a big problem in space - Stanford Report, September 6

NASA Needs Strategic Plan to Manage Orbital Debris Efforts; Risks Increasing for Satellites, Space Station - National Academies, September 1

Stanford researchers try to solve satellite mystery - ABC7 News (KGO-TV)

2010

Report examines options for detecting and countering near-Earth objects - National Academies, January 23