Ravi Kumar Kopparapu

Research Scientist (NASA Goddard)
8800 Greenbelt Road
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771


Public Talks and Outreach

  • October 2015: University of Maryland Observatory
  • Public Talk
  • August 2014: Presentations to more than 2000 school children (India)
  • July 2014: 'Star Trek' play for 'AstroFest' outreach event (see trailer here)
  • June 2014: Director, Alien AstronoMysteries summer camp (camp material)
  • Video of the camp
  • June 2014: Guest lecture for Penn State Upward bound program.
  • February 2014: A Video I made with Carl Sagan commentary.
  • June 2013: Invited talk for Road scholar/Elderhostel program
  • Septmeber 2012: Talk: 'Alien probes in our Solar System'
  • August 2012: Presentations in schools (India)
  • AstroFest July 2011: Featured Public talk on Habitable Planets
  • AstroFest July 2010: Bottle Rockets
  • July 17 2009: Talk on Total solar eclipse of July 22 2009 at Regional Science Center (RSC) of Vijayawada, India.
  • July 2009: Co-creator of a presentation program for ``Astrofest 2009'', based on ``Black-hole Hunter'' game originally developed by University of Cardiff.
  • 2009: Volunteer/Co-ordinator for activities in astronomy on ``Science Exploration day'' at Pennsylvania State University.
  • 2008: Volunteer/co-ordinator for public observing nights at the Department of Astronomy, Pennsylvania State University.
  • 2008: Volunteer for activities in Physics on ``Science Exploration day'' at Pennsylvania State University
  • 2006-2007: Organized public observing nights at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, LSU.