NASA Ames Research Center
Location: California


Mr. Flynn was one of the original founders of the OMEGA concept.  He is also the lead of Water Technology Development Laboratory at NASA Ames Research Center. He has over 25 years experience in the development of advanced life support system, astrobiology, and fundamental space biology.  He has over 100 peer reviewed publications in the field.  He has received two R&D 100 Awards, a Wright Brothers Medal, and an Arch T. Calwell Merit Award.  He has received 6 NASA Spotlight awards and four of his papers have been selected republication in the Engineering Society For the Advancing Mobility of Land, Sea, Air, and Space International’s Transactions publication.  He has received an AIAA best space architecture paper award. Mr. Flynn has a BS in mechanical engineering from San Francisco State University.