Alcorn, George Edward Jr.

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Name
Alcorn, George Edward Jr. Gender: M
born on 22 March 1940 at 15:30 (= 3:30 PM )
Place Indianapolis, Indiana, 39n46, 86w09
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 02°07' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 19°01 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 03°20'



George Edward Jr. Alcorn

Biography

American physicist and inventor (issued with eight patents) who worked primarily for IBM and NASA. He was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2015.

Alcorn earned a Master of Science in Nuclear Physics in 1963 from Howard University, after nine months of study. During the summers of 1962 and 1963, he worked as a research engineer for the Space Division of North American Rockwell. He was involved with the computer analysis of launch trajectories and orbital mechanics for Rockwell missiles, including the Titan I and II, the Saturn and the Nova.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Prize 2015 (National Inventors Hall of Fame)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate from Indiana Archives.

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Race (African-American)
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher
  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy
  • Vocation : Science : Physics
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (National Inventors)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Inventor)