Villanueva, BS., AQ.
was born in England on a British Air Force Base where her father was
stationed as a military pilot. She came to America when she
was about 3 and has had the opportunity to live in many areas of our
country. Gail has also had the opportunity to live in Europe,
Asia, California, Hawaii and has traveled to many places for both
business and pleasure. The Caribbean remains her favorite.
She moved to Florida in 1979 and now considers herself a naturalized
Floridian. Gail has 2 adult children, Jesseca and Jason, who
both reside near her.
is a certified Aquanaut having achieved this accomplishment in October
1998 while working as a Mission Support Diver for the Scott Carpenter
Space Analog Station during its deployment in Key Largo, Florida.
She also worked as the logistics coordinator and diver for the Sebastian
Inlet Sports Fishing Association artificial reef program. She
helped develop the conceptual design and procured the first reef material
from the Florida East Coast Railway.
her spare time, Gail loves traveling, boating, fishing, camping, and,
of course, SCUBA diving. She is an amateur treasure hunter constantly
is scouring the ocean floor searching for both historical and modern
treasures. In order to pay the bills, Gail works for the National
Aeronautics and Space Administration as their Propellants Mobile Equipment
Manager. Gail is responsible for ensuring propellants support
for the Shuttle, Expendable Launch Vehicle Programs, and testing for
the new Constellation Program.
is happily single and living out her dream on the beach in Cape Canaveral,
Florida with her beloved dog, PD. You will never find her far
from the ocean.