‘Meet your fellow MVMers series’ – John Breakwell:
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.