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Michael Thomas Lyons

Michael Thomas Lyons, American telecommunications and aerospace consultant. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (author technical paper), National Space Club (board governors since 1984).

Background

  • Lyons, Michael Thomas was born on December 14, 1934 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Marcus University and Margaret A. (McParland) Lyons.

  • Education

    • BCHE, Catholic University, 1956. Master in Industrial Administration, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1958.

    Career

    • Engineer Applied Physics Laboratory Johns Hopkins University, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1959-1962. Manager Chemical Systems division United Technology, San Jose, California, 1962-1966. Manager vehicle engineering Computer Sciences Corporation, Falls Church, Virginia, 1966-1973.

      Vice president space resources MCI Telecommunications Corporation, Washington, since 1973.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Inventor cradle to support payloadsin the shuttle (satellite-launch vehicle combination), 1980.

    Membership

    Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (author technical paper), National Space Club (board governors since 1984).

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, tennis, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Carole Anne Meyer, August 19, 1961. Children: Michael D., Terence D., Kenneth T., Christopher F.
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    • 1956
      Catholic University
    • 1958
      Carnegie Institute of Technology
    • 1959 - 1962
      Engineer, Applied Physics Laboratory Johns Hopkins University
      Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
    • 1962 - 1966
      manager, Chemical Systems division United Technology
      San Jose, Costa Rica
    • 1966 - 1973
      manager, vehicle engineering Computer Sciences Corporation
      Falls Church, Virginia, United States
    • 1973
      vice president, space resources MCI Telecommunications Corporation
      Washington, United States