Sian Proctor is an African American explorer, scientist, STEM communicator, and aspiring astronaut. She is a geology, sustainability and planetary science professor at South Mountain Community College. Proctor was the education outreach officer for the first Hawai’i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) Mission. HI-SEAS is a NASA funded analog habitat for human spaceflight to Mars. She has also appeared in three educational TV shows. She was on The Colony Season 2 which was aired on The Discovery Channel in 2010. She also appeared in the 2016 PBS series Genius By Stephen Hawking. She's in Episode 2: Are We Alone. She is currently featured on the science show Strange Evidence.