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James E. Oberg

James E. Oberg was born as James Edward Oberg. He is an actor, known for Seconds from Disaster (2004), Secret Space Escapes (2015) and The Apollo Chronicles (2019). See full bio »

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NASA's Unexplained Files
Return of the Moon Bugs (S3, Ep2)
Fri, Sep 24 10:00 AM PDT on SCIENCE (136)
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Aliens in the Amazon (S6, Ep5)
Fri, Sep 24 11:00 AM PDT on SCIENCE (136)

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Known For

Seconds from Disaster NASA mission controller
(2005)
Secret Space Escapes Self - Author, Red Star in Orbit / Self - Author, Star-Crossed Orbits
(2015-2016)
Air Crash Investigation Self - Aerospace Historian / Self - Aviation Expert
(2010-2013)

Filmography

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 2005 Seconds from Disaster (TV Series documentary)
NASA mission controller
- Columbia's Last Flight (2005) ... NASA mission controller
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 2019 The Apollo Chronicles (TV Mini Series documentary)
Self
- Hailed as Heroes (2019) ... Self (as James Oberg)
- Failure & Fire (2019) ... Self (as James Oberg)
- Perilous Steps (2019) ... Self (as James Oberg)
- Into the Unknown (2019) ... Self (as James Oberg)
 2014-2019 NASA's Unexplained Files (TV Series documentary)
Self - Space Historian / Self - Ex-NASA Engineer / Self - Shuttle Flight Controller / ...
- Secrets of the Alien Signals (2019) ... Self (as James Oberg)
- Aliens in the Amazon (2019) ... Self (as James Oberg)
- The Black Hole Next Door (2019) ... Self (as James Oberg)
- Curse of Gas Giant (2017) ... Self - Space Historian (as James Oberg)
- JFK UFO Conspiracy (2017) ... Self - Space Historian
 2018 Air Crash Investigation Special Report (TV Series documentary)
Self - Aerospace Historian (segment: Korean Airlines Flight 007)
- Explosive Evidence (2018) ... Self - Aerospace Historian (segment: Korean Airlines Flight 007)
 2015-2016 Secret Space Escapes (TV Series documentary)
Self - Author, Red Star in Orbit / Self - Author, Star-Crossed Orbits
- Fatal Re-entry (2016) ... Self - Author, Red Star in Orbit (as James Oberg)
- Gasping for Air (2015) ... Self - Author, Star-Crossed Orbits (as James Oberg)
- Point of No Return (2015) ... Self - Author, Red Star in Orbit
- Toxic Leak (2015) ... Self - Author, Red Star in Orbit (as James Oberg)
 2010-2013 Air Crash Investigation (TV Series documentary)
Self - Aviation Expert / Self - Aerospace Historian
- Locomotiv Hockey Team Disaster (2013) ... Self - Aviation Expert (as James Oberg)
- Target Is Destroyed (2010) ... Self - Aerospace Historian (as James Oberg)
 2012 Jansing & Co. (TV Series)
Self
- Episode dated 7 December 2012 (2012) ... Self (as James Oberg)
 2011 Inventions That Shook the World (TV Series)
Self
- 1950s ... Self (as James Oberg)
 2009 History (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Katastrophen der Raumfahrt (2009) ... Self
 2008 Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (TV Series documentary)
Self - Journalist
- NASA (2008) ... Self - Journalist (as Jim Oberg)
 2005 Conspiracy? (TV Series documentary)
Self - Space Consultant
- Kecksburg UFO (2005) ... Self - Space Consultant
 2003 The Truth Behind the Moon Landings: Stranger Than Fiction (TV Movie documentary)
Self - NASA Space Engineer 1975-1997 (as Jim Oberg)
 1982-2003 Horizon (TV Series documentary)
Self - Former Mission Controller / Self
- Last Flight of the Columbia (2003) ... Self - Former Mission Controller (as Jim Oberg)
- The Case of the UFOs (1982) ... Self
 1992-1994 Sightings (TV Series documentary)
Self - Space Engineer / Self - Author & Space Engineer / Self - Space Flight Engineer
- The Uninvited/Haunted Family/The Curse of Christopher Columbus (1992) ... Self - Space Flight Engineer (as James Oberg)
 1985-1987 Spaceflight (TV Series documentary)
Self (author)
- The Territory Ahead (1987) ... Self (author)
- One Giant Leap (1986) ... Self (author)
- The Wings of Mercury (1985) ... Self (author)
- Thunder in the Skies (1985) ... Self (author)
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 2011 The Space Shuttle: A Horizon Guide (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Former Mission Controller (as Jim Oberg)
 2003 Unexplained Mysteries (TV Series documentary)
Self - NASA Engineer (segment "The First Known Abduction")
- Taken: The Abduction Phenomenon (2003) ... Self - NASA Engineer (segment "The First Known Abduction") (as James Oberg)
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Personal Details

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

James Berg | James Oberg | Jim Oberg

Spouse:

Alcestis "Cooky" Oberg  (2 children)
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Trivia:

Had a twenty-two year career as a space engineer for NASA and is a prolific writer on science subjects.

Nickname:

Jim

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