Beyond the Atmosphere: Early Years of Space Science

 
 
APPENDIX A
 
 
 
Membership of Rocket and Satellite Research Panel
 
 
[414-417] V-2 Upper Atmosphere Panel and V-2 Upper Atmosphere Research Panel until March 1948. From March 1948 until 29 April 1957, Upper Atmosphere Rocket Research Panel. After 29 April 1957, Rocket and Satellite Research Panel. The panel never disbanded; in 1960 it simply ceased operating.
 
 
 
Name and
Original
Institution
1946
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
Institution Early Years of NASA
(1958-1960)*

Ernst Krause, NRL

C

CR

Industry

C. F. Green, G.E

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

Industry

K. H. Kingdon, G.E.

MR

Industry

G. K. Megerian, G.E.

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

S

Industry/univ.

M. H. Nichols, Princeton, U. Michigan

MR

M

M

M

M

M

University

F. L. Whipple, Harvard

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

University

W. G. Dow, U. Michigan

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

University

M. J. E. Golay, SCEL

M

M

MR

Government

J. A. Van Allen, APL

M

MC

C

C

C

C

C

C

C

C

C

C

C

M

M

M

University

M. D. O'Day, AFCRL

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

Government

Newburn Smith, NBS

M

M

MR

H. E. Newell, NRL

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

C

C

CM

NASA

W. H. Pickering, JPL

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

University

L. A. Delsasso, BRL

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

Government

M. J. Ference, Jr., SCEL

M

M

M

M

M

MR

M

M

M

M

M

Industry**

P. H. Wyckoff, AFCRL

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

Government

R. A. Weiss, SCEL

M

MR

Government

W. G. Stroud, SCEL

M

M

M

M

M

M

MC

NASA

L M. Jones, U. Michigan

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

University

W. Berning, BRL

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

Government

J. W. Townsend, Jr., NRL

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

NASA

K. Ehricke, Industry

M

M

M

M

M

Industry

M. Greenberg, AFCRL

M

M

M

M

M

Industry

W. W. Kellogg, UCLA

M

M

M

M

M

University

H. Strughold, Randolph AFB

M

M

M

M

M

Government

E. Stuhlinger, ABMA

M

M

M

M

M

NASA

 

 

Rocket and Satellite Research Panel-Continued
 
 
 
Name and
Original
Institution

1946

47

48

49

50

51

52

53

54

55

56

57

58

59

60

61
Institution Early Years of NASA
(1958-1960)*

W. von Braun, ABMA

M

M

M

M

M

NASA

N. Spencer, U. Michigan

M

M

M

M

M

NASA

J. Kaplan, UCLA

M

M

M

M

M

University

K. Stehling, NRL

M

M

M

M

M

NASA

H. J. Stewart, JPL

M

M

M

M

M

University

M. Zelikoff, AFCRC

M

M

M

M

M

Industry

M. Rosen, NRL

M

M

M

M

NASA

R. Tousey, NRL

M

M

M

M

Government

H. Friedman, NRL

M

M

M

M

Government

E. R. Manring, AFCRC

M

M

M

M

Government

R. Slavin, AFCRC

M

M

M

M

Government

V. Suomi, U. Wisconsin

M

M

M

M

University

R. Porter, G.E.

M

M

M

M

Industry

F. L. Bartman, U. Michigan

M

M

M

University

S. Chapman, G.I, U. Alaska

M

M

M

University

 
 
Rocket and Satellite Research Panel-Continued
 
 
 
Name and
Original
Institution

1946

47

48

49

50

51

52

53

54

55

56

57

58

59

60

61
Institution Early Years of NASA
(1958-1960)*

T. Chubb, NRL

M

M

M

Government

J. Clark, NASA

M

M

M

NASA

R. P. Haviland, G.E.

M

M

M

Industry

R. Jastrow, NASA

M

M

M

NASA

H. K. Kallman, RAND

M

M

M

Industry

J. E. Kupperian, NASA

M

M

M

NASA

H. E. LaGow, NASA

M

M

M

NASA

L. H. Meridith, NASA

M

M

M

NASA

J. A. O'Keefe, NASA

M

M

M

NASA

G. Schilling, NASA

M

M

M

NASA

J. C Seddon, NASA

M

M

M

NASA

M. Stoller, NASA

M

M

M

NASA

E. H. Vestine, RAND

M

M

M

Industry

D. D. Woodbridge, ABMA

M

M

M

NASA

W. Nordberg, NASA

M

M

M

NASA

M. Dubin, NASA

M

M

M

NASA

H. auf'm Kampe, SRDL

M

M

M

 
 
M = Member. C = Chairman. S = Secretary. R = Resigned.
ABMA = Army Ballistic Missile Agency.
AFB = Air Force Base.
AFCRC = Air Force Cambridge Research Center.
AFCRL = Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories.
APL = Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University.
BRL = Ballistic Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground.
G.E. = General Electric Company.
G.I. = Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska.
JPL = Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
NBS = National Bureau of Standards.
NRL = Naval Research Laboratory.
SCEL = Signal Corps Engineering La boratory
SRDL = Signal Research and Development Laboratories.
UCLA University of California at Los Angeles.
 
* In the space program unless otherwise indicated.
** Not in the space program.
 


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