Kevin Ikenberry

Kevin Ikenberry

Kevin ikenberry's head has been in the clouds since he was old enough to read. Ask him and he'll tell you that he still wants to be an astronaut. Kevin has a diverse background in space science education and works with space every day.  A retired Army officer, Kevin served as one of the first Space Operations Officers in the United States Army Reserve.

Kevin’s debut novel Sleeper Protocol, which Publisher's Weekly called "an emotionally powerful debut," was published in January 2016.  His military science fiction novel Runs In The Family was also published in January 2016.  His science fiction and horror short fiction has appeared internationally through various markets and anthologies.

Kevin is an Active Member of the Science Fiction Writers of Americam, a member of Fiction Foundry, Pikes Peak Writers, and is an alumna of the Superstars Writing Seminar.

He can be found online at


Sleeper Protocol, science fiction / thriller, published by Red Adept Publishing, January 2016

Runs In The Family, military science fiction, published by Strigidae Publishing, January 2016

Awards and Memberships

Active Member, SWFA

Alumni, National Military Honor Society of Scabbard and Blade


Related Experience

Space Operations Officer, U.S. Army 2008-2016

Executive Director, Challenger Learning Center of Kansas, 2003-2007

Deputy Director, Challenger Space Center, 2001-2003

Associate Director of Space Programs / U.S. Space Camp Manager, 1998-2001

Assistant Program Manager, Aviation Challenge, 1996-1998

Contact Member