Bachelor in Physics, Vanderbilt University, 1969. Master of Science in Administration Systems Management, George Washington University, 1973. Master of Science in Physics, Georgia State University, 1980.
President Space Solar Power Institute, since 1997. With Booz Allen Hamilton, 1998—2001. Consultant Digicon, Atlanta, 2001—2004.
Senior system analyst Southern Company Services, 1985—1997. System analyst Georgia State University, Atlanta, 1973—1985. Participant National Aeronautics and Space Administration Space Exploration Outreach Study, 1991.
Invited participant in National Science Foundation/National Aeronautics and Space Administration workshop, 2000. Fellow Space Studies Institute, Princeton, New Jersey, since 1982.
Elder Riverdale (Georgia) Presbyterian Church, 1984. Member Peachtree Presbyterian Church, Atlanta. President Atlanta L5 Society, 1980-1985.
Fellow Space Studies Institute. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, National Space Society, American Association for Artificial Intelligence, Space Solar Power Institute (president), Sigma Xi.
Married Deborah Young, December 19, 1970. Two children.