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Greer, Robert E American officer. Major General, managed completion of development of the S-II second stage of the Saturn V.

Graduate of West Point, and later taught electronics there for ten years. Later worked under Bernard Schriever in development of America's first generation of ballistic missiles. In January 1966 succeeded William F Parker as chief of North American's division developing the S-II second stage of the Saturn V after complaints by General Phillips at NASA of lax management at the plant.

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  • Lay, Beirne Jr, Earthbound Astronauts, Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 1971.

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