We are pleased to announce that Eric Choi will be joining us this year as our Science Guest of Honour!
Eric Choi is an aerospace engineer and award-winning writer and editor. His space engineering career includes work on the Meteorology (MET) payload on the Phoenix Mars Lander, the Canadarm2 on the International Space Station, the RADARSAT-1 Earth-observation satellite and the MOPITT (Measurements of Pollution on the Troposphere) instrument on the Terra satellite. He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering science and a master’s degree in aerospace engineering, both from the University of Toronto, and he is an alumnus of the International Space University. In 2009, he was one of the Top 40 finalists (out of 5,351 applicants) in the Canadian Space Agency’s astronaut recruitment campaign. He co-edited the hard SF anthology Carbide Tipped Pens (Tor) with Ben Bova and the Aurora Award winning anthology The Dragon and the Stars (DAW) with Derwin Mak. Please visit his website www.aerospacewriter.ca or follow him on Twitter @AerospaceWriter.