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John Horack

  • Neil A. Armstrong Chair, Mechanical & Aerospace Engr
  • Asc Dir, Policy and Strategy, Center for Aviation Studies
  • 201 W 19th Ave
    E342 Scott Lab
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-4410

About

Research interests include:

  • Engineering of Aerospace Systems
  • Instrumentation for spaceflight
  • Aerospace Policy and Innovation/Entrepreneurship
  • Aerospace Program and Project Management

Can also be reached at:

210V Page Hall
1810 College Rd
Columbus, OH 43210

Honors

  • 2008

    NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal. .

Journal Articles

2015

  • Everitt,C,WF; Muhlfelder,B; DeBra,D,B; Parkinson,B,W; Turneaure,J,P; Silbergleit,A,S; Acworth,E,B; Adams,M; Adler,R; Bencze,W,J; Berberian,J,E; Bernier,R,J; Bower,K,A; Brumley,R,W; Buchman,S; Burns,K; Clarke,B; Conklin,J,W; Eglington,M,L; Green,G; Gutt,G; Gwo,D,H; Hanuschak,G; He,X; Heifetz,M,I; Hipkins,D,N; Holmes,T,J; Kahn,R,A; Keiser,G,M; Kozaczuk,J,A; Langenstein,T; Li,J; Lipa,J,A; Lockhart,J,M; Luo,M; Mandel,I; Marcelja,F; Mester,J,C; Ndili,A; Ohshima,Y; Overduin,J; Salomon,M; Santiago,D,I; Shestople,P; Solomonik,V,G; Stahl,K; Taber,M; Van Patten,R,A; Wang,S; Wade,J,R; Worden,P,W; Bartel,N; Herman,L; Lebach,D,E; Ratner,M; Ransom,R,R; Shapiro,I,I; Small,H; Stroozas,B; Geveden,R; Goebel,J,H; Horack,J; Kolodziejczak,J; Lyons,A,J; Olivier,J; Peters,P; Smith,M; Till,W; Wooten,L; Reeve,W; Anderson,M; Bennett,N,R; Burns,K; Dougherty,H; Dulgov,P; Frank,D; Huff,L,W; Katz,R; Kirschenbaum,J; Mason,G; Murray,D; Parmley,R; Ratner,M,I; Reynolds,G; Rittmuller,P; Schweiger,P,F; Shehata,S; TRIEBES,K; VandenBeukel,J; Vassar,R; Al-Saud,T; Al-Jadaan,A; Al-Jibreen,H; Al-Meshari,M; Al-Suwaidan,B, 2015, "The Gravity Probe B test of general relativity." CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM GRAVITY 32, no. 22, 224001 -
  • Eckardt,Andreas; Horack,John; Lehmann,Frank; Krutz,David; Drescher,Juergen; Whorton,Mark; Soutullo,Mike, 2015, "DESIS (DLR EARTH SENSING IMAGING SPECTROMETER FOR THE ISS-MUSES PLATFORM)." 2015 IEEE INTERNATIONAL GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING SYMPOSIUM (IGARSS) 1, 1457 - 1459.

1997

  • HORACK,J,M; Hakkila,J, 1997, "Internal luminosity distribution of bright gamma-ray bursts and its relation to duration and spectral hardness." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 479, no. 1, 371 - 380.
  • Pendleton,G,N; Paciesas,W,S; Briggs,M,S; Preece,R,D; Mallozzi,R,S; Meegan,C,A; HORACK,J,M; FISHMAN,C,J; Band,D,L; Matteson,J,L; Skelton,R,T; Hakkila,J; Ford,L,A; Kouveliotou,C; Koshut,T,M, 1997, "The identification of two different spectral types of pulses in gamma-ray bursts." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 489, no. 1, 175 - 198.

1996

  • Paciesas,W,S; Pendleton,G,N; Briggs,M,S; HORACK,J,M; Meegan,C,A; Parsons,A,M; Finger,M,H, 1996, "Improved gamma-ray burst detector using a Compton telescope technique." GAMMA-RAY AND COSMIC-RAY DETECTORS, TECHNIQUES, AND MISSIONS 2806, 606 - 615.
  • HORACK,J,M; Mallozzi,R,S; Koshut,T,M, 1996, "Reconciling gamma-ray burst time-dilation measurements to the brightness distribution in the context of standard cosmology." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 466, no. 1, 21 - 28.
  • Meegan,C,A; Pendleton,G,N; Briggs,M,S; Kouveliotou,C; Koshut,T,M; Lestrade,J,P; Paciesas,W,S; McCollough,M,L; Brainerd,J,J; HORACK,J,M; Hakkila,J; Henze,W; Preece,R,D; Mallozzi,R,S; Fishman,G,J, 1996, "The third BATSE gamma-ray burst catalog." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL SUPPLEMENT SERIES 106, no. 1, 65 - 110.
  • Briggs,M,S; Paciesas,W,S; Pendleton,G,N; Meegan,C,A; Fishman,G,J; HORACK,J,M; BROCK,M,N; Kouveliotou,C; Hartmann,D,H; Hakkila,J, 1996, "BATSE observations of the large-scale isotropy of gamma-ray bursts." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 459, no. 1, 40 - 63.
  • HORACK,J,M; Koshut,T,M; Mallozzi,R,S, 1996, "The compatibility of Friedmann cosmological models with observed properties of gamma-ray bursts and a large hubble constant." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 472, no. 1, 25 - 33.
  • Pendleton,G,N; Mallozzi,R,S; Paciesas,W,S; Briggs,M,S; Preece,R,D; Koshut,T,M; HORACK,J,M; Meegan,C,A; Fishman,G,J; Hakkila,J; Kouveliotou,C, 1996, "The intensity distribution for gamma-ray bursts observed with BATSE." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 464, no. 2, 606 - 615.
  • HORACK,J,M; Hakkila,J; Emslie,A,G; Meegan,C,A, 1996, "Analytic constraints on gamma-ray burst luminosity functions." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 462, no. 1, 131 - 135.
  • Inan,U,S; Reising,S,C; Fishman,G,J; HORACK,J,M, 1996, "On the association of terrestrial gamma-ray bursts with lightning and implications for sprites." GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS 23, no. 9, 1017 - 1020.
  • Hakkila,J; Meegan,C,A; HORACK,J,M; Pendleton,G,N; Briggs,M,S; Mallozzi,R,S; Koshut,T,M; Preece,R,D; Paciesas,W,S, 1996, "Luminosity distributions of cosmological gamma-ray bursts." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 462, no. 1, 125 - 130.

1995

  • Emslie,A,G; HORACK,J,M, 1995, "DETERMINATION OF GAMMA-RAY BURST PROPERTIES THROUGH INTEGRAL MOMENT SELF-CONSISTENCY ANALYSIS." INVERSE PROBLEMS 11, no. 4, 743 - 763.
  • Hakkila,J; Vo,V; Meegan,C; HORACK,J; Fishman,G; Hartmann,D; Pendleton,G; Briggs,M; Paciesas,W, 1995, "SELECTION EFFECTS AND TESTS OF REPETITION (CLUSTERING) IN THE BATSE 1B CATALOG." ASTROPHYSICS AND SPACE SCIENCE 231, no. 1-2, 23 - 26.
  • Hakkila,J; Meegan,C,A; Pendleton,G,N; HORACK,J,M; Briggs,M,S; Paciesas,W,S; Emslie,A,G, 1995, "GALACTIC GAMMA-RAY BURST MODELS - CONSTRAINTS ON THE INTRINSIC LUMINOSITY FUNCTION." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 454, no. 1, 134 - 143.
  • HORACK,J,M; Emslie,A,G; HARMANN,D,H, 1995, "THE EFFECTS OF PURE DENSITY EVOLUTION ON THE BRIGHTNESS DISTRIBUTION OF COSMOLOGICAL GAMMA-RAY BURSTS." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 447, no. 2, 474 - 481.
  • Pendleton,G,N; Paciesas,W,S; Mallozzi,R,S; Koshut,T,M; Fishman,G,J; Meegan,C,A; Wilson,R,B; HORACK,J,M; Lestrade,J,P, 1995, "THE DETECTOR RESPONSE MATRICES OF THE BURST AND TRANSIENT SOURCE EXPERIMENT (BATSE) ON THE COMPTON GAMMA-RAY OBSERVATORY." NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT 364, no. 3, 567 - 577.
  • Hakkila,J; Meegan,C; HORACK,J; Pendleton,G; Briggs,M; Paciesas,W; Emslie,G; Mallozzi,R, 1995, "CONSTRAINTS ON THE LUMINOSITIES OF GAMMA-RAY BURSTS." ASTROPHYSICS AND SPACE SCIENCE 231, no. 1-2, 369 - 372.

1994

  • HORACK,J,M; Emslie,A,G, 1994, "INTEGRAL-MOMENT ANALYSIS OF THE BATSE GAMMA-RAY BURST INTENSITY DISTRIBUTION." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 428, no. 2, 620 - 628.
  • Fishman,G,J; Bhat,P,N; Mallozzi,R; HORACK,J,M; Koshut,T; Kouveliotou,C; Pendleton,G,N; Meegan,C,A; Wilson,R,B; Paciesas,W,S; Goodman,S,J; Christian,H,J, 1994, "DISCOVERY OF INTENSE GAMMA-RAY FLASHES OF ATMOSPHERIC ORIGIN." SCIENCE 264, no. 5163, 1313 - 1316.
  • HORACK,J,M; Koshut,T,M; Mallozzi,R,S; STOREY,S,D; Emslie,A,G, 1994, "IMPLICATIONS OF THE BATSE DATA FOR A HELIOCENTRIC ORIGIN OF GAMMA-RAY BURSTS." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 429, no. 1, 319 - 324.
  • HORACK,J,M, 1994, "GAMMA-RAY BURSTS - NEAR OR FAR." SCIENCE 265, no. 5176, 1186 - 1187.
  • Nemiroff,R,J; WICKRAMASINGHE,W,ADT; Norris,J,P; Kouveliotou,C; Fishman,G,J; Meegan,C,A; Paciesas,W,S; HORACK,J, 1994, "NULL RESULT IN GAMMA-RAY BURST LENSED ECHO SEARCH." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 432, no. 2, 478 - 484.
  • Emslie,A,G; HORACK,J,M, 1994, "COMPATIBILITY OF THE BATSE GAMMA-RAY BURST DATA WITH GENERAL FRIEDMANN COSMOLOGICAL MODELS." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 435, no. 1, 16 - 21.
  • HORACK,J,M; Emslie,A,G, 1994, "A SEARCH FOR NONBURST EMISSION FROM THE POSITIONS OF WELL-LOCALIZED GAMMA-RAY BURSTS." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 425, no. 2, 776 - 781.
  • Kouveliotou,C; Preece,R; Bhat,N; Fishman,G,J; Meegan,C,A; HORACK,J,M; Briggs,M,S; Paciesas,W,S; Pendleton,G,N; Band,D; Matteson,J; Palmer,D; Teegarden,B; Norris,J,P, 1994, "BATSE OBSERVATIONS OF THE VERY INTENSE GAMMA-RAY BURST GRB-930131." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 422, no. 2, L59 - L62.
  • Fishman,G,J; Meegan,C,A; Wilson,R,B; BROCK,M,N; HORACK,J,M; Kouveliotou,C; Howard,S; Paciesas,W,S; Briggs,M,S; Pendleton,G,N; Koshut,T,M; Mallozzi,R,S; Stollberg,M; Lestrade,J,P, 1994, "THE 1ST BATSE GAMMA-RAY BURST CATALOG." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL SUPPLEMENT SERIES 92, no. 1, 229 - 283.
  • Hakkila,J; Meegan,C,A; Pendleton,G,N; Fishman,G,J; Wilson,R,B; Paciesas,W,S; BROCK,M,N; HORACK,J,M, 1994, "CONSTRAINTS ON GALACTIC DISTRIBUTIONS OF GAMMA-RAY BURST SOURCES FROM BATSE OBSERVATIONS." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 422, no. 2, 659 - 670.
  • Kouveliotou,C; Fishman,G,J; Meegan,C,A; Paciesas,W,S; VANPARADIJS,J; Norris,J,P; Preece,R,D; Briggs,M,S; HORACK,J,M; Pendleton,G,N; Green,D,A, 1994, "THE RARITY OF SOFT GAMMA-RAY REPEATERS DEDUCED FROM REACTIVATION OF SGR1806-20." NATURE 368, no. 6467, 125 - 127.
  • HORACK,J,M; Emslie,A,G; Meegan,C,A, 1994, "CONSTRAINTS ON THE LUMINOSITY FUNCTION OF GAMMA-RAY BURSTS DETECTED BY BATSE." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 426, no. 1, L5 - L9.

1993

  • Nemiroff,R,J; Norris,J,P; WICKRAMASINGHE,W,ADT; HORACK,J,M; Kouveliotou,C; Fishman,G,J; Meegan,C,A; Wilson,R,B; Paciesas,W,S, 1993, "SEARCHING GAMMA-RAY BURSTS FOR GRAVITATIONAL LENSING ECHOES - IMPLICATIONS FOR COMPACT DARK-MATTER." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 414, no. 1, 36 - 40.
  • Fishman,G,J; Meegan,C,A; Wilson,R,B; Paciesas,W,S; Pendleton,G,N; Harmon,B,A; HORACK,J,M; BROCK,M,N; Kouveliotou,C; Finger,M, 1993, "OVERVIEW OF OBSERVATIONS FROM BATSE ON THE COMPTON-OBSERVATORY." ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS SUPPLEMENT SERIES 97, no. 1, 17 - 20.
  • Meegan,C; Fishman,G; Wilson,R; Brock,M; HORACK,J; Paciesas,W; Pendleton,G; Kouveliotou,C, 1993, "THE SPATIAL-DISTRIBUTION OF GAMMA-RAY BURSTS OBSERVED BY BATSE." COMPTON GAMMA-RAY OBSERVATORY 280, 681 - 685.
  • HORACK,J,M; Meegan,C,A; Fishman,G,J; Wilson,R,B; Paciesas,W,S; Emslie,A,G; Pendleton,G,N; BROCK,M,N, 1993, "EFFECTS OF LOCATION UNCERTAINTIES ON THE OBSERVED DISTRIBUTION OF GAMMA-RAY BURSTS DETECTED BY BATSE." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 413, no. 1, 293 - 297.
  • Kouveliotou,C; Fishman,G,J; Meegan,C,A; Paciesas,W,S; Wilson,R,B; VANPARADIJS,J; Preece,R,D; Briggs,M,S; Pendleton,G,N; BROCK,M,N; Koshut,T,M; HORACK,J,M, 1993, "RECURRENT BURST ACTIVITY FROM THE SOFT GAMMA-RAY REPEATER SGR-1900+14." NATURE 362, no. 6422, 728 - 730.

1992

  • Lestrade,J,P; Fishman,G; HORACK,J; Meegan,C; Moore,P; Paciesas,W; Wilson,R, 1992, "A QUANTITATIVE MEASURE OF THE STRUCTURE OF GAMMA-RAY BURST TIME PROFILES." GAMMA-RAY BURSTS 265, 310 - 314.
  • HORACK,J,M; Fishman,G,J; Meegan,C,A; Wilson,R,B; Paciesas,W,S, 1992, "BATSE OBSERVATIONS OF BREMSSTRAHLUNG FROM ELECTRON-PRECIPITATION EVENTS." GAMMA-RAY BURSTS 265, 373 - 377.
  • Meegan,C; Fishman,G; Wilson,R; Brock,M; HORACK,J; Paciesas,W; Pendleton,G; Kouveliotou,C, 1992, "THE SPATIAL-DISTRIBUTION OF GAMMA-RAY BURSTS OBSERVED BY BATSE." GAMMA-RAY BURSTS 265, 61 - 69.
  • Meegan,C,A; Fishman,G,J; Wilson,R,B; Paciesas,W,S; Pendleton,G,N; HORACK,J,M; BROCK,M,N; Kouveliotou,C, 1992, "SPATIAL-DISTRIBUTION OF GAMMA-RAY BURSTS OBSERVED BY BATSE." NATURE 355, no. 6356, 143 - 145.

Presentations

  • "2016 Heads of Space Agencies Panel." 2016, Presented at 67th International Astronautical Congress, Guadalajara, MX|MEX

Papers in Proceedings

  • Martinez-Gonzalez, A., Newton, E. K., Griffin, R., Horack, J. M. "Space-based Remote Sensing for Measuring Effectiveness of Farm Policies on Agricultural Productivity and Income Distribution: The Case of Mexico and ProCampo." in 68th International Astronautical Congress.
  • grimm, J. M, Steen, A., Salamon, N., Monter, M., Lewis, T., Fennell, B., Bernal, I., Horack, J. M., Newton, E. K. "Preliminary Design for Modular SEP Tug Utilizing DreamChaser Cargo Module." in 68th International Astronautical Congress.
  • Gordon, K, Horack, J. M., Newton, E.K. "Technical Capabilities of Chinese Launch Vehicles." JOURNAL: "Acta Astronautica." in 68th International Astronautical Congress.
  • Grimm, J. M., Salamon, N., Horack, J. M., Newton, E. K. "Commemoration of the late US Senator and Astronaut John H. Glenn." in 68th International Astronautical Congress.
  • Salamon, N., Grimm, J. M., Horack, J. M., Newton, E. K. "Application of Virtual Reality for Crew Mental Health in Extended-Duration Space Missions." in 68th International Astronautical Congress.
  • Malloy, S. S., Horack, J. M., Newton, E. K. "Earth Observation for One Health." in 68th International Astronautical Congress.
  • Steen, A. J., Horack, J. M., Lee, S. "Investigation of Satellite Constellation Configuration for Earth Observation Using Sierra Nevada DreamChaser Spacecraft Following Launch to the ISS." in 68th International Astronautical Congress.