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Edelson


Edelson, Burton I (1926-2002) American engineer. Worked at Comsat 1969-1982. NASA Associate Administrator for Space Science and Applications 1982-1988.

Burton I. Edelson was Associate Administrator for Space Science and Applications between 1982 and 1988. He earned his B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1947, and served for 20 years in the service. He then returned to school and received a Ph.D. from the University of California at San Diego in 1969. Thereafter he worked with the Communications Satellite Corporation for 14 years before coming to NASA.

Born: 1926.07.31.
Died: 2002.01.06.

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  • NASA American agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, USA, USA. More...
  • Comsat American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Comsat, USA. More...

Bibliography
  • Launius, Roger D, NASA Chief Historian, NASA History Office Home Page, Web Address when accessed: here.

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2002 January 6 - .
  • Death of Burton I Edelson - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Edelson. Summary: American engineer. Worked at Comsat 1969-1982. NASA Associate Administrator for Space Science and Applications 1982-1988..

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