Log In

Philippe Jung Edit Profile

historian , aerospace transportation executive

Philippe Jung, French aerospace transportation executive, historian. Student delegate Metz University, 1972-1976. Member Association Aeronautical and Astronautique de France (president history commission since 1995), International Academy Astronautics (coordinator history since 1994, academician since 2000), British Interplanetary Society, Air Britain, National Geography, Institute des Hautes Etudes de Défense Nationale, 1999.

Background

Jung, Philippe was born on July 1, 1947 in Metz, Moselle, France. Son of Jacques and Monique (Antier) Jung.

Education

Master of Science, Metz University, France, 1976.

Career

Aero engineer, 1978; member design bureau Aerospatiale, Cannes, 1978—1980, member TVSat/TDF system Munich, 1980—1981, leader Tele-X team Linkoping, Sweden, 1981—1982, manager Tele-X structure Cannes, 1982—1986, manager Hermes airframe Toulouse, 1986—1991, program manager telecom satellites Cannes, since 1991. Vice president space education Parsec, Nice, since 1996. Director Institute Sciences de l'Espace, Cannes, 1995-1997.

President Cannes University, 2001-2002. Professor International Space University.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Chronologie de la Conquête de l'Espace, 1998, 2005. Editor: International Academy Astronautics Proceedings. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Student delegate Metz University, 1972-1976. Member Association Aeronautical and Astronautique de France (president history commission since 1995), International Academy Astronautics (coordinator history since 1994, academician since 2000), British Interplanetary Society, Air Britain, National Geography, Institute des Hautes Etudes de Défense Nationale, 1999.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Light aircraft/glider pilot, pole vaulting, ice skating, skiing.

Connections

Married Renee Reiss, February 10, 1979.

father:
Jacques Jung

mother:
Monique (Antier) Jung

spouse:
Renee Reiss