John Hunt holds B.S. degree in Applied Mathematics with an area of concentration in physics from the University of Missouri-Rolla now known as Missouri Science and Technology University. He also has a M.S. degree in Applied Mathematics with an area of concentration in Electrical Engineering from also from the same university. He has 35 years of experience in the military aerospace industry with assignments in operations analysis, system engineering design-to-cost/life cycle cost, and estimating and pricing. He has been a life long space enthusiast going back to the Mercury program. His interests include physics, advance space propulsion technology, military weapons systems, politics, financial market analysis, and science fiction. He is a frequent caller to The Space Show.