James Oberg

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James Edward Oberg (born November 7, 1944) is an American space journalist and historian, regarded as an expert on the Russian and Chinese space programs.[1][2] He had a 22-year career as a space engineer in NASA specializing in orbital rendezvous. Oberg is an author of ten books and more than a thousand articles on space flight. He gave many explanations of UFO phenomena in the popular press. He is also a consultant in spaceflight operations and safety.

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James Oberg
James E. Oberg visits the Space Shuttle orbiter trainer at the Johnson Space Center, Dallas, Texas, 1978
Oberg at the Johnson Space Center in 1978
Born (1944-11-07) November 7, 1944 (age 78)
New York City, United States
EducationOhio Wesleyan University, B.A. mathematics, 1966;

Northwestern University, M.S. applied mathematics (astrodynamics), 1969;

University of New Mexico, M.S. computer science, 1972
Occupation(s)Journalist, historian, author
SpouseAlcestis (married 1969–present)
AwardsSee #Awards