MUFON co founder worked on NASA's U.S. Human Spaceflight program and received NASA Public Service Medal for his contributions.
Prominent UFO researcher John F. Schuessler is an experienced aerospace engineer and program manager. Schuessler worked over 36 years at McDonnell Douglas and Boeing, and he contributed to significant projects, including NASA's Gemini, Apollo, and Space Shuttle programs. Schuessler's interest in UFOs led him to co-found the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) in 1969, one of the largest and UFO research groups in the world.
Schuessler served as MUFON's International Director from 2000 to 2006. During his tenure, he focused on enhancing the organization's structure, securing funding, and expanding outreach efforts. As a UFO researcher, Schuessler wrote numerous articles and presented at various conferences on the subject, making a significant impact on the field.