Jack Garman

John Royer "Jack" Garman[1] (September 11, 1944 – September 20, 2016) was a computer engineer, former senior NASA executive and noted key figure of the Apollo 11 lunar landing. As a young specialist on duty during the final descent stage on 20 July 1969 he dealt with a series of computer alarms which could have caused the mission to be aborted.

Jack Garman
John Royer Garman

(1944-09-11)September 11, 1944
DiedSeptember 20, 2016(2016-09-20) (aged 72)
near Houston, Texas, U.S.
Alma materUniversity of Michigan, B.S. 1966
Known forSaving Apollo 11 mission from abort