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Angela J. Brewer
Flow Director for Space Shuttle Atlantis (OV-104)
Shuttle Processing

Angela J. Brewer is the flow director for Space Shuttle Atlantis (OV-104) in the Operations Integration Division of the Shuttle Processing Directorate at NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC), Fla. In this capacity, she manages NASA's day-to-day activities associated with the processing of Atlantis for launch.

Brewer began her career at KSC in 1983 in the Shuttle Engineering Navigation and Tracking Systems Branch, advancing to senior lead engineer of Orbiter Navigational Aids System. As lead engineer, she was accountable for testing, checkout and validation of shuttle orbiter navigation and tracking systems and their associated ground support equipment. She became the lead orbiter project engineer in the Engineering Integration Division for the Space Shuttle Atlantis in 1998. In this position, she was responsible for the integration and implementation of engineering activities associated with the processing, launch and landing of Atlantis.

Born at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Brewer graduated in 1979 from Benton Consolidated High School in Benton, Ill. She graduated in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

She has been awarded an Exceptional Service Medal and the Silver Snoopy award, as well as other performance and group achievement awards.

Brewer resides in Merritt Island with her family. She and her husband, Dan, enjoy traveling around the state watching their daughter, Kacie, and son, Rusty, play State Cup Soccer. She is the daughter of Arthur and Patricia Akins of Benton, Ill.

May 2006

Biographies - Current Employees