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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. 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.
|Born||November 7, 1944|
New York City, United States
|Education||Ohio Wesleyan University, B.A. mathematics, 1966;|
Northwestern University, M.S. applied mathematics (astrodynamics), 1969;
|Occupation(s)||Journalist, historian, author|
|Spouse||Alcestis (married 1969–present)|