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Gary Moore
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Attended University of Central Florida
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Current: Scientic and technical writing
Skills
Technical, scientific, and proposal writing; space science mission planning and spacecraft operations; astronomy and electro-optical (laser, infrared, and imaging systems) engineering; military avionics and aerial weapon systems.
Employment
  • Career hiatus
    2015 - present
    Call it a sabbatical. ;-)
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Gender
Male
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Introduction
About Gary:
  • Born in Logan, West Virginia. Descendent of original Shawnee settlers.
  • Grew up in Florida's Space Coast, Brevard County. My dad and uncles were all missile men. Saw every Apollo launch.
  • Lived in Washington, DC area from 1983 through 2001. Associated with the US Army Night Vision Lab, the US Navy Air Systems Command, the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab (APL).
  • Lived in Pasadena, CA from 2011 to the present (right down the road from Cal Tech, a few blocks from where Einstein stayed when he guest faculty).
Bragging rights
Particapted in historic space missions: the Clementine Lunar Orbiter and the Near Earth Asteroid Mission.
Education
  • University of Central Florida
    Physics, 1970 - 1975
    Majored in physics with a minor in anthropology. Course work in mathematics, computer science, theoretical and experimental physics, and cultural and physical anthropology. Performed undergraduate work in vapor depositation of optical absorptive coatings for solar energy applications. Wrote original papers on paleolithic human ecology and human evolution, with a focus on Homo erectus-grade hominids.