Kurt Otten is the Operations Manager for NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) in Houston, Texas which is a 6.2-Million- gallon pool. He is also the owner of The Pool Company which he started in 1983 while still in high school. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Houston. Kurt began his career at NASA as a Safety Diver at the Weightless Environmental Testing Facility (WETF) while attending college. He has always had a love for all water so being able to work at the NBL was a perfect fit to allow him to use his Engineering degree and swimming pool knowledge.