Daniel Bateman

Daniel Bateman is the Community Outreach Manager for the Kansas Cosmophere and Space Center. Mr. Bateman is an authority on the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. He has been a presenter at the Annual International Space Station Educators Conference. He has also presented for numerous schools, universities and civic groups across the mid west. Daniel has presented for hundreds of schools in Kansas, Colorado, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Nebraska. He has also collaborated with the Hutchinson, Topeka, and Wichita symphonies for their presentations of “The Planets.” Daniel was a panelist for the Amelia Earhart Festival, "Milestones in Flight" Symposium in July of 2003, along side Linda Hall Daschle, former FAA Director, and Capt. Elgen Long, World Record Holding Pilot. Within the Cosmosphere’s experiential programs, Daniel is a lead presenter for Elderhostel, Future Astronaut Training Program, Adult Astronaut Adventure, and Mars Academy. In addition, he continues his outreach work at schools and his development of programs to educate the public on space related topics. Daniel joined the Cosmosphere’s marketing team after six years as a Space Science Educator. As a part of the award winning Education Team, Daniel’s projects included development of the Discovery Classroom, Justice Planetarium programs, Dr. Goddard’s Lab, Overnight Space Adventures, Star Station One, Spaced Out Saturdays, and the Robotic Challenge. Daniel began his career at the Kansas Cosmosphere in the summer of 1993 as a counselor for the Future Astronaut Training Program. In 1996, he joined the Cosmosphere as a full-time staff member and has worked as the Evening/Weekend Manager, Space Science Educator, Museum Tour Guide Instructor, Johnson Space Center Liaison, and NASA Regional Educator Resource Center Director.

Broadcast 604 (Special Edition)

Daniel Bateman returned as the guest for this Space Show program. Daniel updated us on what's new with the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center and lots is new. Their displays are new and they have partnered with a museum on the West Coast to display the Spruce Goose and additional space items. Listen to Daniel as he describes this new venture. We talked about education outreach, what works and does not work.

Broadcast 356 (Special Edition)

Daniel Bateman, the Community Outreach Manager for the Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center was the guest for this program. Mr. Bateman began the show by discussing the various educational and outreach programs sponsored by the Center, the adult and younger astronaut training programs, and the curriculum support offered by the museum. He also discussed their program to lease artifacts from their collection and how interested parties can avail themselves of speakers from the Center for their own educational and outreach programming. Mr.

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