Angel M. Otero
Mr. Otero was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico and lived there for the first 23 years of his life. He has a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineer from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagiez, and a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toledo in Ohio.
Presently, Mr. Otero serves as Deputy Division Director for the NASA Space Life and Physical Sciences Research and Applications Division at NASA HQ in Washington, D.C.
He has over 30 years of experience in the design, assembly, integration, test and flight operations for microgravity research payloads, his focus today is mainly getting research done in the International Space Station. Besides NASA HQ, he has worked at the Glenn Research Center in Ohio and the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Mr. Otero has two sons and lives in Alexandria, Virginia.