Daniel Baker, Photographer, Geek and More

Daniel Baker

Daniel was born in 1974 & has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Daniel attended Oxford Brookes University and earned a BSc(Hons) in Applied Physics, after this he found out about NASA World Wind, he became a moderator on the NASA World Wind Forums, made small contributions to the code, and eventually became the Open Source Project Manager for the project. Daniel has also worked with documentary film makers to produce computer generated Earth zooms, The History Channel used one of his video clips in their documentary "A Global Warning?". Daniel became a director of The Free Eart Foundation during his time working with NASA, this charity still maintains the World Wind Central Wiki and hosts the World Wind Forum for NASA. Daniel has also helped with local charities and is a trustee for DMD Pathfinders. Daniel has also recently appeared with Brendan Coyle in the BBC drama Requiem and is a keen amateur photographer.

  • Formerly Open Source Project Manager for NASA World Wind.

  • Trustee of DMD Pathfinders.

  • Keen amateur photographer.

  • Produced video clips for several documentaries.

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