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Kelley, Henry J., b.1926


Biographical Note

Henry J. Kelley was born in 1926. He was an aerospace engineer and authority on flight optimization. In 1958, he completed a Sc.D. from New York University. From 1948-1963, he worked for Grumman Aircraft as a researcher and as assistant chief of the Research Department. In 1963, he founded Analytical Mechanics Associates, which worked with NASA on parameterized steering approaches for Apollo mission planning. From 1978 until the time of his death in 1988, he served as a professor of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering at Virginia Tech (held Christopher C. Kraft, Jr. Chair).

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Henry J. Kelley Papers

Identifier: Ms-1988-021

The Henry J. Kelley Papers include correspondence, notes, drafts and offprints of publications, teaching materials, and research reports from 1948-1988.

Dates: 1948 - 1988