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Johnson, Les (Charles Les)

LC control no.nb2008020630
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LC classificationPS3610.O36276
Personal name headingJohnson, Les (Charles Les)
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Variant(s)Johnson, Charles L. (Charles Les)
See alsoEmployer: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Graduate of: Vanderbilt University
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Graduate of: Transylvania University
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Other standard no.63542588
LocatedHuntsville (Ala.)
Birth date1962-03-01
AffiliationUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Transylvania University
Vanderbilt University
International Space University
Profession or occupationNASA manager
Physicists Authors Consultants
Found inSolar sails, 2008: t.p. (Les Johnson) jkt. (physicist at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Centre, Huntsville, Ala.; holds three patents)
Laser pulsed fiber optic neutron detector, 1994: t.p. (Johnson, Charles L. (Madison, AL)), Sept. 27, 2010 (Les Johnson; co-author of the novel Back to the moon; NASA physicist; author of popular science books and articles, such as Solar sails: a novel approach to interplanetary travel)
NASA, via WWW, Feb. 21, 2012 (BA, Chemistry and Physics, Transylvania University, 1984; MS, Physics, Vanderbilt University, 1986; International Space University, 1991; has authored science fiction and nonfiction and science articles; has been a technical consultant for movies, texts, and fiction/nonfiction)
Linkedin, via WWW, Feb. 21, 2012 (lives in the Huntsville, Alabama area; expert in advanced space propulsion, space and space exploration; International Space Univ., 1991-1991; Vanderbilt Univ., 1984-1986; Transylvania Univ., 1980-1984)
Mission to Methone, 2018: ECIP t.p. (by Les Johnson) data view (Huntsville, AL)
Graphene, 2018 ECIP t.p. (Les Johnson) data view (b. March 1, 1962; A physicist and the author of numerous popular science and science fiction books. He is also the Senior Technical Adviser for NASA's Advanced Concepts Office at the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, where he serves as the Principal Investigator for the Near Earth Asteroid Scout solar sail mission that will launch in 2018. While at NASA he has managed the Interstellar Propulsion Research Project, the In-Space Propulsion Technology Program, and the Science Programs & Projects Office. He has thrice received NASA's Exceptional Achievement Medal, and holds four space technology patents)
Associated languageeng