Event Title

About the Authors

Location

Cocoa Beach, Florida

Start Date

8-1963 12:00 AM

Description

Operational Problems with Large Space Boosters

R. C. Uddenberg is the Manager of the Atlantic Booster Test Organization, of the Saturn Booster Branch of the Boeing Company. He is responsible for the Boeing test work with NASA on the Saturn S-IC.

Mr. Uddenberg received a B.S. degree in engineering from the University of California and an M.S. degree in engineering from M.I.T. in 1937. He joined the Boeing Airplane Company in 1940, after teaching at the University of California for two years and working for short periods at Lockheed and Douglas Aircraft companies.

Starting as an aero engineer, Mr. Uddenberg was later promoted to Senior Aerodynamicist and became a supervisor in 1947. He was associated with the GAP A program from 1945 to 1950 and with the BOMARC program from 1950 to 1961. During this time he also served for six months as assistant to the Chief Engineer of the Pilotless Aircraft Division, and was responsible for the aerodynamic design of both the GAPA and BOMARC missiles.

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Aug 1st, 12:00 AM

About the Authors

Cocoa Beach, Florida

Operational Problems with Large Space Boosters

R. C. Uddenberg is the Manager of the Atlantic Booster Test Organization, of the Saturn Booster Branch of the Boeing Company. He is responsible for the Boeing test work with NASA on the Saturn S-IC.

Mr. Uddenberg received a B.S. degree in engineering from the University of California and an M.S. degree in engineering from M.I.T. in 1937. He joined the Boeing Airplane Company in 1940, after teaching at the University of California for two years and working for short periods at Lockheed and Douglas Aircraft companies.

Starting as an aero engineer, Mr. Uddenberg was later promoted to Senior Aerodynamicist and became a supervisor in 1947. He was associated with the GAP A program from 1945 to 1950 and with the BOMARC program from 1950 to 1961. During this time he also served for six months as assistant to the Chief Engineer of the Pilotless Aircraft Division, and was responsible for the aerodynamic design of both the GAPA and BOMARC missiles.

 

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