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Division Superintendent

picture of John P. Schaub      John Schaub
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Naval Research Laboratory
Washington, DC 20375
Phone: (202)404-3727
FAX: (202)767-64298

Mr. John P. Schaub is the Superintendent of the Spacecraft Engineering Department within the Naval Center of Space Technology (NCST) at the Naval Research Laboratory(NRL). As Superintendent, Mr. Schaub leads a highly skilled workforce consisting of engineers, scientists and technicians in the execution of cutting edge spacecraft research and development programs relevant to the needs of the Department of the Navy and the Department of Defense.

Mr. Schaub was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in December 2006 and has 24 years of Federal service all at NRL. During this time period, Mr. Schaub has contributed materially to the successful launch of 15 satellites or space instruments with three more presently under development.

Prior to his appointment to his current position, Mr. Schaub served as Associate Superintendent and then Acting Superintendent, Spacecraft Engineering Department covering the period of November 1998 to December 2006.

Mr. Schaub was detailed to the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) from May 1994 to November 1998 where he served as Director, Space Technology Experiment (STEX) Satellite Program Office. In this capacity, he lead a multi-million dollar, "first of a kind" advanced technology demonstration space mission to accomplish challenging program objectives of national significance within severe cost and schedule constraints most of which are classified.

Mr. Schaub successfully completed the requirements of a dual degree program in 1984 and was awarded bachelor's degrees in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a bachelor's of science degree in physics with Honors from the State University of New York at Oneonta.

Over his career, Mr. Schaub has been rewarded with numerous Special Act, Notable Achievement and Outstanding Performance Awards and was the recipient of the NRO AS&T Team of the Year Award in 1998. Mr. Schaub is an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

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