Scott Roberts

President and Founder

Explore Scientific

Scott is a designer and marketer of amateur astronomy equipment. He is also a supporter of educational outreach in astronomy and space exploration, and popularizer of amateur astronomy.

At the 2008 Astronomical League conference Scott Roberts announced his return to the telescope manufacturing industry as Founder of Explore Scientific, LLC.

Scott Roberts founded the AstronomyOutreach network in 2000 to popularize and support individuals and organizations committed to educational public outreach (EPO) in astronomy. In 2004, together with Dr. Mike Reynolds, Tippy D’Auria, Terry Mann, Dr. Stephen J. Edberg and serving on the Awards Committee, the organization launched the annual AstronomyOutreach Awards to recognize individuals and organizations that have produced exemplary and sustainable EPO programs in astronomy.