The Solar System Ambassador program is a nationwide network of motivated volunteers organized by CalTech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory on behalf of NASA. Volunteers receive unique and in-depth training and are considered an extension of all of NASA’s space exploration missions. Phil is available to partner on activities & sessions throughout the Chicagoland area. Click here for his NASA Bio and contact page.
See below for updates on Phil’s NASA events, and his thoughts on upcoming space missions and trainings. All posts are written in a personal capacity.
- Explorers Wanted: Missions to MarsOn Tuesday, July 14th, I partnered with the Woodridge Public Library to deliver an online presentation titled Explorers Wanted: Missions to Mars. This was an approximately 1 hour and 20 minute long presentation on the various missions NASA has sent to Mars since the 1970s, and a look ahead to our Mars 2020 Rover, Perseverance.
- Reading Across America- my first Solar System Ambassador event!My first event as a Solar System Ambassador saw me reading about space to young children and talking about becoming astronauts!
- Census STEM Family Fun DayOne of the most recent projects I have been working on is leading 2020 Census outreach efforts in my community. Getting an accurate count of all of our residents is crucial to our funding for the next ten years (the Chicago Urban League estimates that each member of the population counted is worth approx $18,000 […]
- Press Release – Phillip Green selected as NASA Solar System AmbassadorNASA’s JET PROPULSION LABORATORY SELECTS NAPERVILLE RESIDENT PHILLIP GREEN AS SOLAR SYSTEM AMBASSADOR. Naperville resident Phillip Green is one of only 1000 Solar System Ambassadors nationwide and will receive exclusive NASA trainings. Originally from England, Phillip’s public speaking experiences include seven years spent as a professional wrestler, time spent as a Sociology teacher and now […]