Bob Eklund has had a lifelong love affair with the sky, having been raised by a grandfather working at a major astronomical observatory in Wisconsin. For many years he has helped the Mount Wilson Observatory with their public education and outreach programs. Bob is the author of a book of poetry and essays about astronomy, First Star I See Tonight. Following a corporate career as an editor and business communicator, he now assists local residents with their business and personal writing/editing/proofreading needs. See www.bobeklund.com.
When NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launches into space from the Kennedy Space Center August 11, it will begin its journey to the Sun, our nearest star. The Parker Solar Probe will travel almost 90 million …[READ MORE]