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NASA Scientist Jack Bacon ~ Author Jung Yun

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - Dr. Jack Bacon is a 31-year veteran rocket scientist at NASA, following in the footsteps of his grandparents who opened the doors of NASA’s precursor (the NACA) in 1920. Dr. Bacon has spent his career as a key technical integrator of the International Space Station, and for the last six years has been coordinating national and global practices to reduce the production of orbital debris. He’s coming to North Dakota to make public appearances in Bismarck, Fargo and Grand Forks, and he’ll also be visiting more than a dozen schools. ~~~ O Beautiful is a new novel by Jung Yun, who grew up Korean-American in North Dakota. The novel, which is just out today, presents an unflinching portrayal of a woman trying to come to terms with the realities of a deeply divided America.