America's Leap Into Space: My Time at JPL and the First Explorer Satellites

America's Leap Into Space: My Time at JPL and the First Explorer Satellites

by Henry L. Richter

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ISBN-13: 9781460268513
Publisher: FriesenPress
Publication date: 02/20/2018
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 865,972
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

Dr. Henry Richter was born in Long Beach, California. After serving in the Navy in World War II, he attended the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, CA receiving a BS, then, a PhD in Chemistry, Physics, and Electrical Engineering. He was then hired at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where he headed the project developing the first American satellite. JPL then became part of NASA. He has worked in aerospace, education, manufacturing, and communications. He is now retired and lives with his wife in Escondido, California....

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