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1910 Chronology

1910 January 8 - .
  • Birth of Heinz Haase - . Nation: Germany, Russia. Related Persons: Haase. German engineer in WW2, member of the Rocket Team in the Soviet Union thereafter. Graduate engineer who worked on rocket engine development in Glushko's design bureau from 1947 to 1952. Worked as Deputy in charge of the Oxygen Plant..

1910 January 19 - .
  • Birth of Erich Walter Neubert - . Nation: Germany, USA. Related Persons: Neubert. German engineer in WW2, member of the Rocket Team in the United States thereafter..

1910 January 29 - .
  • Birth of Karl Ludwig Heimberg - . Nation: Germany, USA. Related Persons: Heimburg. German-American engineer. Worked in Japan 1937-1941, then at Peenemuende. Worked on test stands for Wasserfall and A4b. Helped with Backfire. Then joined von Braun team, becoming Director, Test Division, in Huntsville..

1910 February 27 - .
  • Birth of Clarence L 'Kelly' Johnson - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Johnson, Kelly. American engineer, at Lockheed 1933-1975, headed 'Skunk Works' design shop, responsible for F-80, F-104, Suntan, U-2,, and SR-71 designs among many others..

1910 March 3 - .
  • Birth of Gerhard Herbert Richard Reisig - . Nation: Germany, USA. Related Persons: Reisig. German engineer. Expert in guided missile guidance, telemetry, and control, working for von Braun from 1937. Worked for Dornberger on Wasserfall SAM from 1943. Member of von Braun's Rocket Team in the US from 1947..

1910 April 1 - .
  • Birth of Sergei Nikolayevich Anokhin - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Anokhin. Russian test pilot cosmonaut, 1966-1968..

1910 April 2 - .
  • Birth of Carl FJ Overhage - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Overhage. American physicist, director of Lincoln Laboratories 1957-1964..

1910 April 23 - .
  • Birth of Ivan Ivanovich Utkin - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Utkin, Ivan. Russian engineer. Chief Designer 1960-1970 of NII IT. Specialised in spacecraft memory data recorders..

1910 May 11 - .
  • Birth of Clifford P Phoebus - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Phoebus reactor. American naval aviator, flight surgeon and medical corps officer who rose to the rank of captain in 1953 and was commander of the U.S. Naval School of Aviation Medicine in Pensacola, Florida, from 1960-1964..

1910 May 20 - .
  • Birth of Bernard Brodie - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Brodie. American scientist. Political scientist, specialized in Cold War strategy, member of Rand..

1910 May 24 - .
  • Birth of Hans Gruene - . Nation: Germany, USA. Related Persons: Gruene. German engineer in WW2, member of the Rocket Team in the United States thereafter..

1910 May 28 - .
  • Birth of Robert 'RT' Jones - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Jones, Robert. American engineer, credited by NASA as inventor of the swept-back and oblique wing concepts..

1910 June 3 - .
  • Birth of Heinz Ludwig Schnarowski - . Nation: Germany, USA. Related Persons: Schnarowski. German engineer in WW2, member of the Rocket Team in the United States thereafter..

1910 July 11 - .
  • Birth of Sergei Nikolayevich Vernov - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Vernov. Russian scientist. Director of NII-Yash of Moscow State University 1960-1982. Specialised in science experiments..

1910 July 11 - .
  • Birth of John Paul Stapp - . Nation: Brazil, USA. Related Persons: Stapp. American USAF flight surgeon. In 1946-1958 pioneer research with rocket sleds and balloons; defined human tolerances for G-forces, altitude, and blast, essential data for design of aerospacecraft. Personally underwent the most grueling tests..

1910 July 15 - .
  • Birth of Abraham Hyatt - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Hyatt. American engineer. Navy chief aeronautics scientist, 1948-1958. Director positions at NASA, 1959-1964. After 1965 corporated director at NA..

1910 August 4 - .
  • Birth of Byron Gordon MacNabb - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: MacNabb. American engineer. Headed Convair operations at Cape Canaveral throughout development flight test of the Atlas..

1910 September 14 - .
  • Birth of Bernard A Schriever - . Nation: Germany, USA. Related Persons: Schriever. Key German-American military manager of development of the Thor, Atlas, Titan, and Minuteman ballistic missiles..

1910 October 1 - .
  • Birth of Alvin R Luedecke - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Luedecke. American manager. Air force nuclear weapons and propulsion liaison positions, 1949-1958. General Manager AEC 1958-1964; Deputy Director JPL 1964-1967..

1910 October 18 - .
  • Birth of Walter Hans Schwidetzky - . Nation: Germany, USA. Related Persons: Schwidetzky. German-American engineer in WW2, member of the Rocket Team in the United States thereafter. German expert in guided missiles during WW2. As of January 1947, working at Fort Bliss, Texas. Living in San Diego, California in 2004..

1910 October 30 - .
  • Birth of Andrei Illarionovich Sokolov - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Sokolov. Russian officer. Director of Nll-4 during the early space program 1955-1970..

1910 November 5 - .
  • Birth of Gerhardt Drawe - . Nation: Germany, USA. Related Persons: Drawe. German engineer in WW2, member of the Rocket Team in the United States thereafter..

1910 November 14 - .
  • Birth of Harry J Goett - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Goett. American engineer. At Langley from 1936, headed flight research at Ames 1958-1959, director of Goddard 1959-1965. Headed important 1960 committee that established NASA LV development plans. At Ford Aerospace from 1965..

1910 November 19 - .
  • Birth of Willi Schwarz - . Nation: Germany. Related Persons: Schwarz, Willi. German test engineer in WW2, worked on rocket engine development in Glushko's design bureau from 1947 to 1952. Worked as Deputy to the Test Bench Chief; Laboratory Department..

1910 December 24 - .
  • Birth of William H Pickering - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Pickering. New Zealand-American Chief Designer, Director JPL, 1954-1976. Under his leadership the first successful probes to earth orbit, the Moon, Venus, and Mars were designed, built, and flown (Explorer, Pioneer, Ranger, Mariner,Surveryor, Viking)..


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