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On Inspiration, Astrobiology, and the Origins of Life in the Universe: An Interview with Haritina Mogosanu

May 19, 2020 Episode 13
SpaceBase Podcast
On Inspiration, Astrobiology, and the Origins of Life in the Universe: An Interview with Haritina Mogosanu
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On Inspiration, Astrobiology, and the Origins of Life in the Universe: An Interview with Haritina Mogosanu
May 19, 2020 Episode 13

An interview with Haritina Mogosanu, Executive Director of the New Zealand Astrobiology Network and a research scientist for the Blue Marble Space Institute of Science. She is the Senior Science Communicator at Space Place at Carter Observatory and is also a founding board member of Kiwispace and New Zealand Mars Society. 

Haritina was educated in Romania, in horticultural engineering and has Master degrees in Environmental Management and International Security in Intelligence. She was nominated for the Wellingtonian of the year award in 2015, and awarded the International Year of Astronomy 2009 certificate of appreciation. She holds the honour of having Asteroid 7101 Haritina named after her.

 In this interview, we are going to talk about Haritina’s personal journey and influence in the growing space industry in New Zealand and her passion to educate and inspire everyone about space, astronomy and science.   

For more info on Haritina:
LinkedIn
NZ Astrobiology Network
Curious Minds

Resources
NASA
ESA
New Scientist
Milky Way Kiwi

Check out  Carl Sagan, Neil De-Grasse Tyson and Seth Siostak

Hostd by: Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom, Co-Founder, SpaceBase
Music: reCreation by airtone (c) copyright 2019 Licensed under a Creative Commons (3.0)

If you like our work, please consider donating to SpaceBase through The Gift Trust or RSF Social Finance (for US charitable donations) and indicate "SpaceBase" gift account.

Show Notes

An interview with Haritina Mogosanu, Executive Director of the New Zealand Astrobiology Network and a research scientist for the Blue Marble Space Institute of Science. She is the Senior Science Communicator at Space Place at Carter Observatory and is also a founding board member of Kiwispace and New Zealand Mars Society. 

Haritina was educated in Romania, in horticultural engineering and has Master degrees in Environmental Management and International Security in Intelligence. She was nominated for the Wellingtonian of the year award in 2015, and awarded the International Year of Astronomy 2009 certificate of appreciation. She holds the honour of having Asteroid 7101 Haritina named after her.

 In this interview, we are going to talk about Haritina’s personal journey and influence in the growing space industry in New Zealand and her passion to educate and inspire everyone about space, astronomy and science.   

For more info on Haritina:
LinkedIn
NZ Astrobiology Network
Curious Minds

Resources
NASA
ESA
New Scientist
Milky Way Kiwi

Check out  Carl Sagan, Neil De-Grasse Tyson and Seth Siostak

Hostd by: Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom, Co-Founder, SpaceBase
Music: reCreation by airtone (c) copyright 2019 Licensed under a Creative Commons (3.0)

If you like our work, please consider donating to SpaceBase through The Gift Trust or RSF Social Finance (for US charitable donations) and indicate "SpaceBase" gift account.