Glenn Watkins

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  • 34 years experience as NASA's aerospace engineer & manager
  • Helped design the Space Shuttle with 15 innovations on the propulsion systems

Glenn Watkins spent 34 years at NASA as an aerospace engineer and manager. He benefited from being on the inside of the great programs at NASA – Apollo, Space Shuttle, and the Space Station. Motivation, safety, and entertainment are subjects that are part of his background. He served as the key propulsion flight controller for the lunar lander (Lunar Module) for five flights to the moon. He helped design the Space Shuttle with 15 innovations on the propulsion systems. Glenn served as the key flight controller for the initial flight of the Space Shuttle. He designed the concept for repairing/maintaining the International Space Station. Glenn negotiated with the Russians while as Chief of Operations and Safety for the Space Station. Glenn worked with unforgettable engineers/astronauts, and had experiences that are untold and unique in NASA. 

 

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Media files by Glenn Watkins

  • Glenn Watkins: Media File 1

  • UNTOLD HISTORY OF NASA: This presentation has motivation, safety, interesting untold history of NASA, and profiles of people (NASA engineers/astronauts) who made huge contributions and events never recorded.
  • Men Behind The Scenes With Great Contributions: Glenn will discuss the genius who gave his mind for NASA and made the Space Shuttle fly, the astronaut who gave his heart for NASA and saved it, the "ancient astronaut" whose contributions on the ground were more important than space, the "German Luftwaffe fighter pilot" whose leadership was great, but never said the great quote attributed to him, and the "wild cowboy" who was famous in "the trench".
  • Technology/Future Trends
  • Youth & School Events

Glenn Watkins spent 34 years at NASA as an aerospace engineer and manager. He benefited from being on the inside of the great programs at NASA – Apollo, Space Shuttle, and the Space Station. Motivation, safety, and entertainment are subjects that are part of his background. He served as the key propulsion flight controller for the lunar lander (Lunar Module) for five flights to the moon. He helped design the Space Shuttle with 15 innovations on the propulsion systems. Glenn served as the key flight controller for the initial flight of the Space Shuttle. He designed the concept for repairing/maintaining the International Space Station. Glenn negotiated with the Russians while as Chief of Operations and Safety for the Space Station. Glenn worked with unforgettable engineers/astronauts, and had experiences that are untold and unique in NASA. 

 

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