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Kenneth Beaumont (Contractor)

Title: Sr. Programmer/Analyst
Technical Focus Area: Lidar Science
Mission/Project: CALIPSO
Study Topics: Aerosols


I am originally from Allenton, Michigan. I joined the USAF in 1979 as an Electronic Warfare Systems specialist. I retired out of Langley AFB in 1999 having spent the last 6 years in intelligence remote sensing systems. During my time in the USAF, I earned an undergraduate degree in Computer Science at Christopher Newport University. After retiring, I went to work under the STARSS contract at the ASDC. I later became the data manager for for the SABER project for 9 years. I currently work for SSAI as a Sr Programmer/Analyst on the Calipso project. I currently live in Toano, Va., with my wife Melanie.


  • B.S., Computer Science


Piano and Guitar, composing music and performing in local bands.