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Joe Chambliss – NESC Academy Biography

Joe Chambliss

Joe Chambliss has more than 37 years of experience with NASA. He began his career as a contractor before joining NASA as a civil servant in 1994. He has served as the deputy manager for Exploration in NASA’s CTSD at JSC and as the system manager for the ISS Thermal Systems Development beginning in 1994. He was also the deputy manager for Advanced (originally Exploration) Life Support Technology Development.  More recently he has served as deputy for Exploration in JSC’s CTSD and lead for Life Support System Development for the Advanced Exploration Systems (AES) Habitation Systems Project. He has provided support to CxP, Orion, Altair, and Lunar Surface Systems projects. Chambliss received his bachelor of science in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and two master of science degrees from Rice University:  one in aerospace engineering and one in space physics and astronomy.