Celestial Citizen Ep. #212: The Importance of Looking Up

On this week’s episode, we’re joined by Sarah Cruddas to discuss her most recent book Look Up: Our Story with the Stars, her work as a space journalist and TV host, and how we improve Earth through future space science and exploration.

Sara Cruddas

Sarah is a space journalist, international TV host and award-winning author. She has an academic background in astrophysics and is a global thought leader in the growing commercial space sector.

On television, Sarah is one of the hosts of ‘Contact’ on Discovery Channel and Science Channel. The show is broadcast in the US and internationally. She is also a leading voice of space on various other television shows in the UK and US, regularly appearing on Sky, BBC, CNN, People Television, ITV News, Channel 4 News and Channel 5 News. As well as, on various documentaries on Discovery Channel and Science Channel and UK shows including Coast, BBC Sunday Morning Live and Derren Brown.

As a writer, Sarah has authored four books about space exploration; Findout! Solar System, Do You Know about Space?, The Space Race: The Journey to the Moon and Beyond and most recently, Look Up: Our Story with the Stars. Sarah also regularly writes about space exploration for several media outlets including The Telegraph, Politico, The Sunday Times, CNN, BBC and The Royal Aeronautical Society.

Sarah also sits on the board of directors of Space for Humanity, a global non-profit dedicated to democratizing access to space and is an honorary advocate of the Space Frontier Foundation.

Sarah’s mission is to inspire a diverse audience about why space exploration matters, how it has shaped all of our lives, and why we all need to look up a little more.

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