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About the Author

Author Info

In 2020, Steven Hirshorn celebrated his 30th anniversary with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).  Presently he serve at NASA HQ in Washington D.C. as the NASA Chief Engineer for Aeronautics. 

Steven began his NASA career at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX joining the ranks of Space Shuttle flight controllers in the eponymous Mission Control, supporting over fifty Space Shuttle missions on console, including some of the Space Shuttle Program’s most historic flights. Working side-by-side with many of the Mission Control veterans of the Apollo Moon landing missions, he gained from the experience and wisdom of these space-age greats.   

Steven is also a science fiction author, presently working on his second novel.