Coding Camp Staff

Coding Camp: July 31-August 4, 2017

Dr. Alex "Sandy" Antunes is an astronomer, author, role-playing game designer, and associate professor of astronautical engineering at Capitol. He graduated from Boston University in 1989 with a dual major in astronomy and physics, received a Masters in astronomy from Penn State in 1992, and received his PhD in computational astrophysics from George Mason University in 2005.

Antunes has authored four books: DIY Satellite Platforms. Surviving Orbit the DIY Way, DIY Instruments for Amateur Space, and DIY Comms and Controls for Amateur Space. His papers and articles have appeared in Science and other journals.Together with his wife, Emma, he founded the role-playing game website RPGnet in 1996.