Ted Bethune is a native of Petersburg, VA. He became fascinated with the world of science during his early childhood and currently gives presentations on the space program in public schools.

Ted established Space Science in 1984, reflecting thirty years of independent study and accumulation of scientific and historical information on manned and unmanned space programs. The goal of Space Science is to educate, enlighten, and compel youth and space enthusiasts to develop a greater appreciation and understanding of space technology.