International Tour Takes Space Rock Man Geoff Notkin to Appearances in Toronto, Phoenix, Manchester Starting May 19

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World-renowned meteorite hunter will discuss his adventures in adventure television.

Space Rock Man Geoff Notkin

Known to audiences around the world as the star of Science channel's award-winning adventure series Meteorite Men, Geoff Notkin is also an author, producer, spaceflight advocate, and globetrotting meteorite hunter.

Emmy-winning television star and global adventurer Geoff Notkin will be making a series of appearances in three countries over the next three consecutive weeks as part of his 2015 Weird Earth Orbit Tour. The upcoming tour stops include public speaking engagements in Toronto, Canada; Phoenix, Arizona; and Manchester, England.

Known to audiences around the world as the star of Science channel's award-winning adventure series "Meteorite Men," Notkin is also an author, producer, spaceflight advocate, and globetrotting meteorite hunter. His talents and achievements in multiple entertainment and scientific genres have made him a highly sought-after public speaker, regaling audiences with the humorous and harrowing tales of his amazing adventures.

Notkin has traveled to 45 countries and some of Earth's most remote areas, including northern Siberia, Chile’s Atacama Desert, the Australian Outback, and has crossed the Arctic Circle three times. Along with hosting his own television series, he has been featured on documentaries for National Geographic, Discovery, PBS, the BBC, The History Channel, A&E, and The Travel Channel. His current on-camera project, "Meteorite Hunters Unlimited," is in post-production.     

Upcoming appearances include:

TORONTO, CANADA:

May 19 – Geoff Notkin is the special guest presenter for ROM Speaks, a unique lecture series at the Royal Ontario Museum that brings together like-minded individuals for thought-provoking discussions, including a post-event reception. The location is the Signy and Cléophée Eaton Theatre, Level 1B, and doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available now at https://www.rom.on.ca/en.

May 21-23 – Notkin is a featured guest at the 34th Annual International Space Development Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Toronto. His scheduled appearances include an evening keynote address on Thursday, May 21, and emceeing a Friday lunch with moon walker Buzz Aldrin on May 22. Notkin will also address more than 300 students and teachers from 21 countries who competed in the 2015 NSS-NASA Ames Space Settlement Design Contest. For registration details, visit http://isdc2015.nss.org.

May 24 – Rounding out Notkin's week in Ontario is a visit to the David Dunlap Observatory in Richmond, where he will speak with hundreds of Canada's best and brightest STEM students at the 4th Annual "What's Up in Space" Camp. For more information, visit http://astronutskidsspaceclub.com.

PHOENIX, ARIZONA:

May 28-31 – Notkin will be at Phoenix Comicon as both a guest speaker and exhibitor. On Friday, May 29, he will join an all-star panel to discuss "Blocks 'N' Rocks: Building STEAM with LEGO, Meteorites, Spaceflight, Fine Arts and TV Science." On Saturday, May 30, he will emcee the regional edition of NASA FameLab, a global competition featuring a powerhouse display of science communication. Notkin's commercial meteorite company, Aerolite Meteorites, Inc. will also have a large display of enthralling space rocks for exhibit and sale in the Exhibit Hall. Aerolite is the largest meteorite company in the world. Visit http://www.phoenixcomicon.com for more information.    

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND:

June 6-7 – Geoff Notkin and "Meteorite Men" co-star Steve Arnold will join an impressive array of astronauts and speakers for Cosmic-Con at the Hilton Manchester Airport. Notkin's company, Aerolite Meteorites, Inc. will also be on hand with spectacular space rocks for sale. A special feature of Cosmic-Con is the worldwide premier of Geoff and Steve's latest television project, Meteorite Hunters Unlimited. To purchase tickets, visit http://www.cosmiccon.co.uk.

Media wishing to meet Geoff Notkin at any of the above events are asked to contact Becca Gladden, Director of Public Relations, at pr(at)aerolite(dot)org or (623) 210-6554.

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Source: Aerolite Meteorites PR

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