Welcome to Tonopah, NV!

About the Team Lead

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Clair Blackburn, the Tonopah, NV team lead.

Get to know Clair Blackburn:

Q: What is your occupation?
A: Mechanical Designer and Photometrics for Sandia National laboratories Tonopah Test Range. See this page for more details.

Q: How did you hear about RECON?
A: Tonopah High School – Mrs. Christie Eason

Q: Why are you excited about the project?
A: This is the greatest program for student to learn astronomy and help do research with a University like Cal Poly.

Q: What is the best part of your community?
A: The history and we have great dark skies for star parties.

Q: What are some of your favorite hobbies/favorite things?
A: Tonopah History, computers, photography and cad programs.

Q: What is your favorite astronomical object?
A: Dwarf Planet Pluto.

Q: What is your favorite movie/show about science?
A: Discovery Channel

Team Members
Clair Blackburn
Teralyn Blackburn
Charlene Perry
Chip Winkler
Richard Lewis
CJ Lewis
James Heidman
James Rigby

Organizations Involved
Tonopah High School

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