Jack Clemons is a published author and also has a Master's Degree in Aerospace Engineering. He has authored several works of science fiction and non-fiction and he's an active member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. He also writes a space and science column for the new Amazing Stories Magazine print edition. In 2018 he was awarded an Established Artist Fellowship Grant for Literary Fiction by the Delaware Division of the Arts. Jack was hired as an engineer in the early days of NASA's Apollo Program and advanced to team leader and manager for re-entry operations. He moved on to NASA’s Space Shuttle Program as the IBM senior manager responsible for all of the onboard software. He appeared in the "Command Module" segment of Moon Machines, the Discovery Science Channel's award-winning six-part documentary about the Apollo Program. His book Safely to Earth: The Men and Women Who Brought the Astronauts Home, a memoir of his time on NASA’s Apollo and Space Shuttle programs, was published by University Press of Florida in 2018.
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