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|Russell Louis Schweickart
Born October 25, 1935, in Neptune, New Jersey
Married to Nancy Ramsey
High School Manasquan, New
fighter pilot, U. S. Air Force and Massachusetts Air National Guard, 1956-1963
research scientist, Experimental
Astronomy Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of
One of the third group of astronauts named in October 1963.
Director of User Affairs in the Office of Applications
assistant for science and technology to Governor Jerry Brown of California, 1977-1979
Commissioner of Energy for the State of California, 1979-1985
founder and president, Courier Satellite Services,
executive vice-president, CTA Commercial Systems, Inc.
chairman, United States Antarctic Program Safety Review Panel for the director of the National Science Foundation, 1987-1988
president and CEO, ALOHA Networks, Inc., 1996-1998
chairman of the board, B612 Foundation
Participated in the 1992 and 1995 World
Radiocommunications Conferences of the International
Has also worked extensively in Russia and the former Soviet Union on telecommunications matters.
Association of Space Explorers (founder and past president)
fellow, American Astronautical
Society and the International Academy of Astronautics
Awards and Honors
NASA Distinguished Service Medal, 1969
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