AFRICAN ECLIPSE CRUISE
Aboard P&O's CANBERRA
June 22 - July 8, 1973
Ted Pedas, Captain Eric Snowden, Scott Carpenter, Canberra Staff.
|On June 30, 1973, the P&O luxury liner Canberra rendezvoused off the coast of West Africa with one of the longest solar eclipses of our lifetime. Among the many features of the June 22 through July 8 cruise were the numerous courses in scientific and cultural fields.
Dr. Phil S. Sigler and Ted Pedas's distinguished teaching staff for the Voyage to Darkness African Eclipse Cruise included the following:
|Dr. Franklyn M. BranleyChairman on Leave of the American Museum, Hayden Planetarium, New York.
|Dr. Mark R. Chartrand IIIEducation Director and Assistant Astronomer of the American MuseumHayden Planetarium, New York
|Dr. Allen J. Hynek Director of the Dearborn Observatory and Chairman of the Astronomy Dept. at Northwestern University.
|Dr. Charles H. Smiley Retired Chairman of the Department of Astronomy at Brown University and Leader of an unprecedented 14 Solar Eclipse Scientific expeditions.
|Mr. Walter SullivanScience Editor for the New York Times.
|Dr. Gerrit VerschuurAssociate scientist for the National Radio Astronomy Observatory.
|Prof. Henry C. CourtenAdjunct Professor of Astronomy at Dowling College in New York, and a leading investigator in the systematic search for a an intra-mercurial object.
|Mr. George T. KeeneWith the Photo Science Division of the Eastman Kodak Company and well known for his research and publications in Astrophotography.
|Mr. Robert T. Little An expert on celestial photography and astrophotography instructor of the American Museum, Hayden Planetarium
|Leif RobinsonAssociate Editor of the leading astronomical magazine,Sky & Telescopeand an active Birder.
|Mr. Don HallDirector, Strassenburgh Planetarium, Rochester, N.Y.
|Mr. George Hamilton Director, Fels Planetarium, Philadelphia.
|Mr.Alfred Hulstrunk Senior Research Associate for the Atmospheric Sciences Research Center of the State University of New York at Albany.
|Dr. Volker A. MohnenAssociate Director of the Atmospheric Sciences Research Center of the State University of New York at Albany.
|Dr. Vincent SchaeferDirector of the Atmospheric Sciences Research Center of the State University of New York at Albany
|Dr. Isaac AsimovExtraordinaire writer of science fact and fiction and author of more than 100 books covering the history and philosophy of science.
|Dr. Edward M. BrooksProfessor of Geophysics at Boston College and recognized as one of the world's leading eclipse meteorologists.
|Prof. Neil A. ArmstrongAstronaut, First man on the moon and now a Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Cincinnati.
|M. Scott CarpenterFormer Astronaut and Aquanaut with the Navy's Sealab Program.
|Dr. Joseph Chamberlain Director of the Adler Planetarium in Chicago and Professor of Astronomy of Northwestern University.
|Dr. Richard HarbisonResearch Scientist with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
|Dr. Ann HartlineMarine Biologist with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
|Dr. Peter HartlineMarine Biologist with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
|Dr. John MundieMarine Geologist with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
|Mr. Edward H. Cann Director of the Scientific Photography Markets Division of the Eastman Kodak Company
|Mr. Martin Scott With the Scientific and Medical applications photography division of the Eastman Kodak Company.
|Dr. Fred C. Hess Professor of New York's Maritime College and lecturer at the American Museum, Hayden Planetarium
|Annette BartleA well known artist whose works have appeared in leading publications.
|David HoustonHas supplied designs for about 100 plays, television, and six seasons of Summer Stock.
|Dr. Frank C. DavidsonWell known for his Broadway Summer Stock, and legitimate theatre productions and Professor of Speech and Drama at City College of New York.
|Dr. Daniel McCallOne of the foremost authorities in the world on the art and culture of Africa, and Professor of African Studies at Boston University.
|Prof. Aden LewisAuthor, Composer, Lyricist, Arranger and Professor of Music Education at Newark State College.
|Prof. Jack PlattComposer, Arranger and Associate Professor of Music Education at Newark State College.
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