Jack Mills ID Card

John 'Jack' Mills

Electro-Mechanical Technician

Jack Mills joined the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory's Apollo System Group (ASG) in July of 1965 as an Electro-Mechanical Technician Class “B”. The (ASG) group was actively designing and building Ground Support Test equipment that would test and control the newly engineered Apollo Guidance Navigation System.

Mills was then assigned to work in a semi-clean room with the Lunar Module Test engineers and computer programmers.  He continued this work through all the Apollo, Skylab, and Apollo-Soyuz missions.  For the Apollo 14 mission, Mills was selected to be part of the G&N backup support team at Cape Canaveral, Florida.