Michelle Amos

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Michelle Amos
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Michelle Amos in 2004
BornBaker, Louisiana
ResidenceOviedo, Florida
Occupationelectrical engineer

Michelle Amos is an electronics design engineer at NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center.[1] Amos joined NASA in 1990 as an electronics design engineer. She currently designs electrical systems and control equipment in KSC's Advanced Technology Development Center and works on a support team for the International Space Station configuring and documenting its electrical configurations.[2] She is the project manager lead for the shuttle transition and retirement activities. [1]

In 2002 she won an All Star Award at NASA's Women of Color Government and Defense Technology Awards Conference.[3] She was the chairperson of NASA's Black Employee Strategy Team. [4]

Personal life[edit]

Amos was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to Dunk and Dorothy Wright, one of ten children.[2] She received a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Southern University A&M College. She earned a Master of Science in engineering management from the University of Central Florida in 2005.[1] She is public affairs specialist for the Orlando Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints.[5] She and her husband John, have been married for more than twenty years. They have three children and live in Oviedo, Florida.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Kennedy Biographies". NASA. 2015-04-17. Retrieved 2019-02-08.
  2. ^ a b "Education, Family Values Inspire NASA Engineer". NASA. 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2019-02-08.
  3. ^ "And the Winner is ... NASA women of Color". SpaceRef. 2002-07-18. Retrieved 2019-02-08.
  4. ^ "African-American History Luncheon draws crowd" (PDF). Spaceport News. Retrieved 8 February 2019.
  5. ^ Pinsky, Mark (2007-05-31). "Mormonism enters the spotlight". tribunedigital-orlandosentinel. Retrieved 2019-02-08.