8th AIAA Member Appreciation Event

When:  Dec 6, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CT)
Associated with  St. Louis Section
Please join the members of the St Louis Section as we recognize the membership anniversaries of a number of our longtime AIAA colleagues. Come and show your appreciation for these members who have been with AIAA for 25, 30, …45, and even 60+ years. In addition, we will also be recognizing those members who are 2018 AIAA Fellows and 2019 Associate Fellows in the St. Louis Section.

Special Presentation: 'Memories From the Early Manned Space Programs' with Retired McDonnell Douglas Engineers: Dean Purdy, Jerry Roberts, and Bob Schepp

Dean Purdy -Electrical Engineer-He joined the Mercury team in early 1959 working in the electrical power and sequential systems design group on the Mercury, Gemini, Manned Orbital Laboratory. Finished career as Director-Military and Space Electronics.
Jerry Roberts -Guidance & Control Systems (GCS) Engineer -Mercury Gemini, Manned Orbital Laboratory, and Skylab. Finished career as Chief Design Engineer and Design DeptManager in the Astronautics Division.

Bob Schepp -Autopilot System Engineer -Redstone and Atlas missions. Responsible for design of the Gemini Orbital Maneuvering System. Finished career as Chief Test Conductor in Launch Operations for the Sky Lab.

Reservation Deadline: Monday, December 8, 2018  (stlaiaa@gmail.com)


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