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Abstract: The National Space Meeting was held at the Gold Key Inn, Orlando, Fla., 15-16 March 1972. It had been planned to hold the meeting to permit those desiring to do so to attend the meeting and then witness the Apollo launch originally scheduled for the day following the meeting, but a one month’s postponement of the launch left us with only Disney World as an added attraction. The meeting opened with remarks by Dr. Edgar M. Cortright, Director of the Langley Research Center, who was General Chairman of the meeting. On 15 March Dr. Clarence Gates, JPL, Chaird Session I on DEEP SPACE and Dr. J.E. Potter, MIT, Chaired Session II on NAVIGATION TECHNOLOGY. The luncheon Speakers were Cadets 1c J.H. Gormley, Jr. and J.J. Norton of the Air Force Academy. They were introduced by Major Stan Powers and spoke on “Air Force Cadet Research on Manual Navigation in Space.” The Toastmaster was Dr. Raynor L. Duncombe, U.S. Naval Observatory. The Banquet Speaker was Mr. George W. Cherry, NASA, Deputy Associate Administrator for Programs, Office of Aeronautics and Space Technology, who gave an interesting talk on future air transportation problems. Dr. Cortright was Toastmaster. On 16 March Lincoln Hudson, Honeywell, Chaired Session III on REDUNDANT INERTIAL SENSING and Session IV was Chaired by Mathew Grogan, Martin Marietta. Robert C. Hock, Manager Apollo Sky Lab Program, Kennedy Space Center, gave an interesting luncheon talk on the Sky Lab Program. Dr. Thomas Nicholson, ION President, was the Toastmaster.
Published in: NAVIGATION: Journal of the Institute of Navigation, Volume 19, Number 2
Pages: 195 - 198
Cite this article: -,, "THE INSTITUTE'S PROFESSIONAL FILE", NAVIGATION: Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 19, No. 2, Summer 1972, pp. 195-198.
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