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Norman Black


Ambassador Since 2002

Colorado Springs, Colorado 80919
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Biographical Information:


Photo of Ambassador Norman Black Seasoned and tested space systems professional with over 25 years of highly specialized technical expertise and documented success in space and satellite operations for the military and civil agencies (NASA and the National Reconnaissance Office). A product of the "space race" that led to achieving a BA degree in Astronomy and a MS in Physical Science, specializing in remote sensing). Four years with NASA at Johnson Space Center as a Space Shuttle Flight Controller. Certified as a Thermal and Life Support flight controller for all phases of a space shuttle flight (ascent, on-orbit, reentry). Retired Air Force Colonel; career in space systems that spans ground-based and on-orbit space operations. Currently, space systems expert with a Colorado Springs consulting firm supporting military and commercial space development and operations.

Norman Black is Chairman of the Education & Public Outreach Programs for the National Space Science & Technology Institute. He serves as director and lead observer at the Star Light--Star Bright Observatory in Colorado Springs, Colorado.


Past events hosted by this Ambassador:

Space Nite
Douglass Valley Elementary

Transit of Venus
Star Light Observatory

Welcome Jupiter and Friends
Star Light--Star Bright Observatory

Welcome Orion!
Star Light Observatory

What's Up Tonight?
Star Light Observatory


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