|born on||23 December 1922 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )|
|Place||Fort Wayne, Indiana, 41n08, 85w08|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||00°51' 00°24 Asc. 03°37'|
American geologist and astronomer who started his career working for the US Geological Survey and later joined NASA as a senior science member. He was responsible for investigation of planetary and lunar surfaces, being interested in finding scientifically valuable landing places. This included the Apollo and Viking missions.
He died on 24 August 1990, aged 67, in Flagstaff, Arizona. A crater on Mars and the asteroid 2685 Masursky were named in his honor. The Masursky Award and the Masursky Lecture are named after him as well.
Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate (Harry Masursky).
- Vocation : Education : Researcher
- Vocation : Science : Astronomy
- Vocation : Science : Geology
- Notable : Awards : Other Awards (Posthumous honours)