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United States -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Officials and employees

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Used for NASA Administrators and Project Directors

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

John W. Townsend, Jr., Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-068
Abstract This collection contains six boxes of John W. Townsend, Jr.'s personal and professional papers from 1949 until his retirement from corporate and government aerospace work in 1990. In addition to professional correspondence, memos, and subject files, there are extensive travel files from 1949-1968 and 1985-1990, congressional testimony on NASA projects from 1982-1986, and files on the history of the Upper Air Rocket Research Program at the Naval Research Laboratory from about 1956-1958....
Dates: 1949 - 1990

Marjorie Rhodes Townsend Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1986-003
Abstract Marjorie Rhodes Townsend (1930-2015) was the first women to earn an engineering degree at George Washington University, receiving her Bachelor of Electrical Engineering in 1951. After eight years at the Naval Research Laboratory, she moved to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)'s Goddard Space Flight Center in 1959, where she worked until 1980. Townsend was project manager for three Small Astronomy Satellites (SAS, 1966-1975) and for Applications Explorer Missions...
Dates: 1960-1994, n.d.