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Known For

Secret Space Escapes Self - Author, Red Star in Orbit / Self - Author, Star-Crossed Orbits
(2015-2016)
NASA's Unexplained Files Self - Space Historian / Self - Ex-NASA Engineer / Self - Shuttle Flight Controller / Self / Self - Mission Control Veteran
(2014-2019)
Penn & Teller: Bullshit! Self - Journalist
(2008)

Filmography

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 2018-2022 Air Crash Investigation Special Report (TV Series documentary)
Self - Aviation Analyst (segment: YAK-Service Flight 9633) / Self - Aerospace Historian (segment: Korean Airlines Flight 007)
- Trained to Fail (2022) ... Self - Aviation Analyst (segment: YAK-Service Flight 9633) (as James Oberg)
- Explosive Evidence (2018) ... Self - Aerospace Historian (segment: Korean Airlines Flight 007)
 2021 Deutsche Raketen für Gaddafi (TV Movie documentary)
Self
 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 the Gas Giant (2017) ... Self - Space Historian (as James Oberg)
- JFK UFO Conspiracy (2017) ... Self - Space Historian
 2017 Xploration Outer Space (TV Series documentary)
Self - Space Journalist and Historian
- Legends of Apollo (2017) ... Self - Space Journalist and Historian
 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 Seconds from Disaster (TV Series documentary)
Self - Former Mission Controller
- Columbia's Last Flight (2005) ... Self - Former Mission Controller
 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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 2019 Beyond the Unknown (TV Series)
Self
 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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