James S. Voss
Scholar in Residence and Roubos Chair
Aerospace Engineering Sciences
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309-0429
Phone: (303) 492-2926
Honorary Ph.D., University of Colorado, 2001
M.S., Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado, 1974
B.S., Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University, 1972
2009-present, Scholar in Residence Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
2008-2009, Director of Advanced Programs, Sierra Nevada Corporation
2007-2008, Vice President of Engineering, SpaceDev, Inc
2005-2007, Vice President of Space Exploration Systems, Transformational Space Corporation
2004 and 2005 Summer Session, Visiting Professor, University of Colorado
2003 – 2005, Associate Dean of Engineering and Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University
2002 – 2003, Deputy for Flight Operations, Mission Integration and Operations Office, International Space Station Program, NASA
1987 – 2002, Astronaut, NASA/US Army
1984 – 1987, Vehicle Integration Test Engineer, NASA/ US Army
1981-1984, Flight Test Engineer, US Army
1978 – 1981, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanics, US Military Academy,
1972 – 1978, Army Officer, US Army
Southeastern Conference Story of Character (2008)
Auburn University Distinguished Auburn Engineer (2006)
Outstanding Faculty Member, Aerospace Engineering Dept, Auburn University (2005)
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Associate Fellow (2005)
Distinguished Summer Faculty, University of Colorado (2004)
University of Colorado Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award (2003)
National Aeronautic Association Gagarin Gold Medal (2003)
Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame (2002)
National Infantry Association Order of Saint Maurice (2002)
Distinguished Veteran Award, City of Auburn, AL (2002)
Honorary Doctorate from the University of Colorado (2001)
NASA Space Flight Medal (2001)
NASA Distinguished Service Medal (2001)
NASA Space Flight Medal (2000)
U.S. Army Distinguished Service Medal (1999)
Auburn University Department of Aerospace Engineering Outstanding Alumni Award (1996)
NASA Outstanding Leadership Award (1996)
NASA Space Flight Medal (1995)
NASA Exceptional Service Medal (1994)
NASA Space Flight Medal (1993)
Defense Meritorious Service Medal (1993)
Defense Superior Service Medal (1992)
NASA Space Flight Medal (1992)
Outstanding Student Award, US Naval Test Pilot School (1983)
William P. Clements, Jr. Award, Outstanding Professor at the U.S. Military Academy (1982)
Meritorious Service Medal (1982)
NASA Summer Faculty Research Fellowship (1980)
Commandant’s List - Infantry Officer Advanced Course (1979)
Army Commendation Medal (1978)
Honor Graduate and Leadership Award – US Army Ranger School (1975)
Distinguished Graduate – US Army Infantry Officer Basic Course (1974)
US Army Graduate Fellowship (1972)
Human spaceflight and human spacecraft
Sanchez, M.S. and Voss, J.S. (2005): “From ISS to the Moon, Mars and Beyond – Applying Lessons Learned”, AIAA 2005-0705, AIAA Conference, Reno, NV, Jan, 2005.
Voss, J., Helms, S. and Usachev, Y. (2002): "International Space Station Expedition Two Crew Report", NASA Technical Report.
Voss, J. (2001): “Homebuilding in Space” Sport Aviation Magazine
Horowitz, S., Halsell, J, Voss, J., Helms, S., Usachev, Y., Williams, J. and Weber, M., (2000): "Space Shuttle Mission STS-101 Crew Report", NASA Technical Report.
Walker, D., Voss, J., Newman, J., Cockrell, K. and Gernhardt, M. (1996): "Space Shuttle Mission STS-69 Crew Report", NASA Technical Report.
Cabana, R., Voss, J., Walker, D., Clifford, R. and Bluford, G. (1993): "Space Shuttle Mission STS-53 Crew Report", NASA Technical Report.
Voss, J., Henricks, T., Gregory, F., Runco, M. and Musgrave, S. (1992): "Space Shuttle Mission STS-44 Crew Report", NASA Technical Report.
Voss, J. and Sanchez, M. (1990): "Astronaut Candidate Training Program", NASA Johnson Space Center Publication
Nagata, J., Voss, J. and Williams, R. (1984): "Preliminary Airworthiness Evaluation AH-1S (MC) Helicopter with Eternal Fuel Tanks Installed", Final Report, USAAEFA Project No. 84-09.
Voss, J. (1984): "Preliminary Airworthiness Evaluation of the TH-1S/PNVS Surrogate Trainer", Final Report, USAAEFA Project No. 84-12.
Bender, G., Voss, J. and Murrell, R. (1984): "First Article Preproduction Tests of the AH-64A Helicopter", Final Report, USAAEFA Project No. 84-10.
Voss, J., Bishop, G. and Reynolds, T. (1984): "Evaluation of the Solar Heating of the UH-60 Fuselage Skin", Final Report, USAAEFA Project No. 84-29.
Voss, J. (1980): "Fluid Dynamic Analysis of the Space Shuttle Main Engine High Pressure Oxidizer Turbopump Slinger Seal", NASA CR-161511, Research Reports - 1980 NASA ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship Program.
Voss, J. (1979): "Leading the Problem Soldier", Leadership Papers, US Army Infantry School.
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