High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Phil Konstantin is American, and also a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. While his legal name is Morris Phillip Konstantin, he has always gone by the name of Phil Konstantin. He was one of the computer operators who ran the IBM 360, model 75J computers at NASA during the Apollo 16 and Apollo 17 moon landings. He has been a TV reporter and the author of, or contributor to, several books (see Publications below).