Cameron M. Smith
Author, Explorer and Archaeologist

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--> 2015 TEDx Portland talk.
--> 2015 podcast for NASA/SETI Big Picture Science.
--> 2013 pressure suit tests at Copenhagen Suborbitals (1) and (2).
--> 2014 TEDx Brussels talk.
--> 2014 talk at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.

* CURRENT / UPCOMING *

Summer 2015 / Balloon flight training in California, fun talk for Rose City Astronomers recently; pressure suit work continues, the Atlas of Human Prehistory wrapping up, completing analyses of 20+ years research here on the lower Columbia, new article out and all kinds of flying and diving in the works! Preparing talk & workshop for Second Interstellar Congress at Drexel University, Pennsylvania this Fall.

Spring 2015 / Preparing talks for TEDx Portland the Rose City Astronomers and the Cannon Beach History Center and Museum; continuing pressure suit progress, articles sent out to Antiquity, Brain and Behavioral Sciences and Acta Astronautica, and the Atlas of Human Prehistory wrapping up at long last!

Winter 2014 - Spring 2015 / Wrapping up a non-stop year of 15 talks, interviews and presentations; signed new book contract for 2018; preparing for 2015 radio interview and presentation at Pearson Air Museum and continuing development and test flights towards our eventual high-altitude goal of 65,000 feet.

Fall - Winter 2014 / TEDx Brussels talk on 01 December and Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics talk on 03 December (trailer). Then home to continue building and testing at Pacific Spaceflight, when I'm not teaching or writing.

Summer 2014 / Going to the LA area to visit SpaceX in early August, following an intensive, week-long video shoot of my space suit project. Preparing talks for December 2014, at TEDx Brussels, and the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada.

Spring - Summer 2014 / I'm preparing presentations for very talented and accomplished folks at SpaceX, in Hawthorne, CA, and the Future-in-Space-Working Group (NASA / University of Texas-Austin) follwed by a month of archaeological fieldwork in Oregon and then August in Denmark, working with Copenhagen Suborbitals. Thence back to Oregon to wrap up the Atlas of Human Prehistory.

Winter 2014 / Mid-Feb Guest Speaker at CFI's Darwin Day in Hollywood and Costa Mesa, CA, new articles in Physics of Life Reviews, Skeptical Inquirer, and Acta Astronautica, more pressure suit presentations at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry and local schools, and bashing away at my 2014 Atlas of Human Prehistory. Continuing my work with 'Pacific Spaceflight, Copenhagen Suborbitals and Icarus Interstellar.

To contact me, please email me at my academic email, b5cs[AT[pdx.edu.

All material copyright 2000-2015 by Cameron M. Smith unless otherwise noted.
Photos of Cameron at Copenhagen Suborbitals, 2013 (L) and crossing the Vatnajokull ice cap, Iceland, 2004 (R). Background photo by CM Smith, Arctic sea ice, 2009.

Since 10 Sep 2014