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Johnson is president and founder of Johnson Research and Development Co., Inc., a technology development company, and its spin off companies, Excellatron Solid State, LLC; Johnson Electro-Mechanical Systems, LLC; and Johnson Real Estate Investments, LLC. Johnson serves on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Alliance for Children, an organization which informed and influential voice to protect the rights and interests of Georgia’s less fortunate children. He is a Board member of the Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Foundation, and had served on the board of directors of the Commonwealth National Bank. In Marietta, Georgia, February 25, 1994 was declared "Lonnie G. Johnson Day" in his honor. Upon his graduation from Tuskegee University, he worked as a research engineer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and then joined the U. S. Air Force, serving as Acting Chief of the Space Nuclear Power Safety Section at the Air Force Weapons Laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In 1979, he left the Air Force to accept a position as Senior Systems Engineer at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, where he worked on the Galileo mission to Jupiter. Returning to the Air Force in 1982, he served as an Advanced Space Systems Requirements Officer at Strategic Air Command(SAC) headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska, and as Chief of the Data Management Branch, SAC Test and Evaluation Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base in California. He was awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal and the[Air Force Commendation Medal on two different occasions. In 1987, he returned to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory where he worked on the Mars Observer project and was the fault protection engineer during the early stages of the Cassini (Saturn) project. He was responsible for ensuring that single point spacecraft failures would not result in loss of the mission. During his nine year career with JPL, he received multiple achievement awards from NASA for his work in spacecraft system design. Lonnie Johnson is a nuclear engineer with over 100 patents to his name. This Tuskegee alumnus has generated over one hundred million dollars in sales with his world-renown invention, the SuperSoaker squirt gun. He is currently working on a solar energy cell which promises to cut solar energy costs in half.


 
This NASA Genius Invented the Super Soaker
Remember the childhood hours of fun spent blasting your friends with neon-tinged water cannons? You can thank a NASA scientist for that. In 1982, Lonnie Johnson designed the Super Soaker. But...
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Lonnie G. Johnson, Super Soaker Inventor, FRC Judge
Lonnie Johnson is one of the many extraordinary First Robotics Judges and is also a FRC Executive Advisory Board member. He is always a favorite judge of the students competing in FRC at The...
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super soaker inventor
CNBC spot light on Lonnie Johnson inventor of the super soaker. http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blsoaker.htm The Super Soaker ® was invented in 1988 under the original name...
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Making a big splash with the Super Soaker
When inventor Lonnie Johnson took a simple squirt gun and ramped it WAY up, he had no idea what a hit it would be. Since in the early 1990s, the Super Soaker has soaked up more than $1 billion...
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Black History Month Feature: Lonnie G. Johnson - Invented The World-Famous Watergun, The Supersoaker
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Revolutionary designs for energy alternatives: Lonnie Johnson at TEDxAtlanta
Through a combination of scientific establishment and independent inventor credentials, Lonnie Johnson is creating green technologies that will revolutionize our approach to energy solutions....
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The ‘Super Soaker’ Inventor Is Now Helping Young Engineers | NBC Nightly News
Lonnie Johnson's toy water gun has made more than $1 billion in sales. His nonprofit, Johnson STEM Activity Center, is giving back by funding high school robotics teams. » Subscribe to NBC...
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The Life Of: Lonnie G Johnson
Here is a photostory about the life of the inventor of the Super Soaker, Lonnie G. Johnson. Enjoy! Here is the link for the digital presentation:
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Why This Inventor Went From The Super Soaker To Batteries Engines
Why This Inventor Went From The Super Soaker To Batteries Engines from The Daily Energy Report. Like this? Watch the latest episode of The Daily Energy Report on Blip! http://blip.tv/the-daily-ene...
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The Man Behind Super Soaker Water Gun
Ever wondered who invented the first super soaker squirt gun? Back in 1989, Lonnie Johnson met with Larami executives to show them his version of a squirt gun, which he had fashioned by himself...
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Black Engineer Invents 1000 Mile Engine on Single Charge
Black engineer has invented the technology that could run a car for over 1000 miles on a single charge. (Currently electric cars will run for as little as 100 miles or less before they have...
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Lonnie Johnson interviewed by Yovette Markey for TheSafetyChannel
Lonnie Johnson interviewed by Yovette Markey for TheSafetyChannel, January 2015.
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Innovative Lives: Lonnie Johnson
Beyond his wildly-popular invention, the Super Soaker water gun, Dr. Lonnie Johnson has devoted his life to solving some of the world's most complex technological problems. Economist Dr....
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Inventor Lonnie Johnson | Sincerely Who?
African-American engineer and inventor Lonnie G. Johnson was born in Alabama in 1949. After graduating from Tuskegee University with a master's degree, Johnson joined the U.S. Air Force and...
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Solve for X - Lonnie Johnson - Heat Direct to Electric Energy
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The Supersoaker Year patented: 1991 Inventor: Lonnie G. Johnson
After a successful career as an Air Force and NASA scientist, Lonnie G. Johnson conceived his most famous invention in 1982, when he conducted an experiment at home on a heat pump that used...
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Black History Spotlight Presents: Lonnie G. Johnson
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Black History Month: Super Soaker inventor
Subscribe to TDS here: http://bit.ly/TDSsubscribe Who knew the Super Soaker was a part of Black History?! Here's the nuclear engineer who revolutionized the water gun! #BlackHistoryMonth...
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