Joseph Francis Shea Jesse Russell

ISBN: 9785510544565

Published: June 10th 2012

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78 pages


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Joseph Francis Shea  by  Jesse Russell

Joseph Francis Shea by Jesse Russell
June 10th 2012 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 78 pages | ISBN: 9785510544565 | 6.32 Mb

High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Joseph Francis Shea (September 5, 1925 - February 14, 1999) was an American aerospace engineer and NASA manager. Born in the New York City borough of the Bronx, he was educated at the University ofMoreHigh Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Joseph Francis Shea (September 5, 1925 - February 14, 1999) was an American aerospace engineer and NASA manager. Born in the New York City borough of the Bronx, he was educated at the University of Michigan, receiving a Ph.D.

in Engineering Mechanics in 1955. After working for Bell Labs on the radio inertial guidance system of the Titan I intercontinental ballistic missile, he was hired by NASA in 1961. As Deputy Director of NASAs Office of Manned Space Flight, and later as head of the Apollo Spacecraft Program Office, Shea played a key role in shaping the course of the Apollo program, helping to lead NASA to the decision in favor of lunar orbit rendezvous and supporting all up testing of the Saturn V rocket.

While sometimes causing controversy within the agency, Shea was remembered by his former colleague George Mueller as one of the greatest systems engineers of our time.



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