Get to know your fellow MVMers – #2

‘Meet your fellow MVMers series’ – John Breakwell:

Born: Boston

Grew up
: Palo Alto

Schools: Palo Alto High School, Stanford undergraduate, Stanford doctorate in aeronautics and astronautics. (Editor’s note: Palo Alto HS is also my high school. Go Vikings!)

Career: Worked at Lockheed. Specialty was telescopes. Some of his projects were: Lick Observatory (San Jose), Keck Observatory (Hawaii) and the Hubble Telescope.

Fun Fact: John plays the clarinet and came very close to being hired by the San Jose Symphony.

Length of time with MVM: about 30 years.

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