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James E. Oberg

AKA James Edward Oberg

Born: 7-Nov-1944
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Space exploration historian

Military service: USAF (1970)

Wife: Alcestis R. Oberg (m. 1969)
Son: (b. 1977)
Son: (b. 1984)

    University: BA Mathematics, Ohio Wesleyan University (1966)
    University: MS Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University (1969)
    University: MS Computer Science, University of New Mexico (1972)

    Skeptical Inquirer
    Rockwell Automation Space Operations (1995-97)
    McDonnell-Douglas Technical Services (1979-81)
    Bell Laboratories Consultant
    Boston Museum of Science Consultant
    Hamilton Standard Consultant
    National Air and Space Museum Consultant
    RAND Corporation Consultant
    SAIC Consultant (1997)
    Sotheby's Consultant
    TRW Consultant
    American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
    British Interplanetary Society Fellow
    Committee for Skeptical Inquiry Fellow
    CSICOP Founding Fellow
    IEEE Editorial Board, SPECTRUM magazine
    Russian Academy of Cosmonautics

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Author of books:
New Earths (1981)
Red Star In Orbit (1981)
Mission to Mars (1982)
UFO's and Outer Space Mysteries (1982)
The New Race for Space (1984)
Pioneering Space: Living on the Next Frontier (1986, with Alcestis R. Oberg)
Uncovering Soviet Disasters (1988)
Space Power Theory (1999)
Star-Crossed Orbits: Inside the US/Russian Space Alliance (2002)

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