Pickering, William H. (William Henry), 1858-

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1858-02-15
Death 1938-01-17
English

Biographical notes:

Epithet: Inspector of Mines, York and Lincoln district

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000342.0x0000d9

Pickering later became Director of JPL.

From the description of Eratosthenes No. 4 and other articles, 1924 Feb. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097453

Pickering was Director of JPL.

From the description of Recommendation to delay Ranger B launch date : teletype to Homer E. Newell, NASA Associate Administrator for Space Science and Applications, 1964 May 11. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733100398

From the description of Reliability of the Atlas-Agena launch vehicle for Ranger 6 and Ranger 7 : letter to Abe Silverstein, Lewis Research Center Director, 1964 Jan 21. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733098449

From the description of Appointment of Planetary Program Director : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs, Section Managers and Supervisors, 1960 May 13. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095483

From the description of Request that James D. Burke replace Clifford I. Cummings on the Agena-B Coordination Board and be approved as Chairman of the Lunar Committee : letter to Robert Seamans, NASA Associate Administrator, 1960 Oct 14. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095622

From the description of Lunar Spacecraft Sterilization : letter to Homer E. Newell, Director, Office of Space Sciences, NASA, 1962 Nov 2. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096067

From the description of JPL and ABMA Working Relationship : letter to T. Keith Glennan, NASA Director, 1958 Nov 20. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095757

From the description of Recommendation for Combined Systems Management for Vega and Centaur Programs : letter to T. Keith Glennan, NASA Administrator, 1959 Apr 29. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096376

From the description of Master Development Plan for NASA Technical Vehicles at Atlantic Missile Range : letter to Abe Silverstein, NASA Director of Space Flight Programs, 1960 Jun 17. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097535

From the description of Suggesting establishment of a small Agena vehicle management team at the NASA Western Operations Office or at JPL : letter to Wernher von Braun, 1959 Dec 21. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733100546

From the description of Potential Cooperation between the United States and Soviet Union in Space Exploration : letter to James E. Webb, NASA Administrator, 1962 Mar 22. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095603

From the description of Experiments for Rangers 3, 4, and 5 : letter to Dr. G.F. Schilling, NASA, 1960 May 5. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096091

From the description of Action to be taken by JPL on Ranger Project : teletype to Homer E. Newell, NASA Associate Director, Office of Space Science and Applications, 1964 May 26. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733099006

From the description of Project Assignment : memo to Senior Staff, 1964 Jul 21. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095789

From the description of Establishment of Space Flight Operations Section : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs and Section Managers, 1961 Oct 5. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095576

From the description of JPL Proposal for Lunar Missions with the Atlas-Able Vehicle : letter to Abe Silverstein, NASA, 1959 Feb 3. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096367

From the description of Use of Prospector funds for Ranger : letter to E.M. Cortright, NASA Assistant Director for Lunar and Planetary Programs, 1962 Mar 23. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097188

From the description of Definition of Programs : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs, Section Managers, 1960 Feb 26. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095472

From the description of Special Meeting of the Senior Staff : memo to Senior Staff, 1963 Feb 6. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096617

From the description of Diode Contamination Problem and Course of Action to be Followed for Ranger 6 and Subsequent Missions of Block III : letter to Homer E. Newell, NASA Director of the Office of Space Sciences, 1963 Oct 29. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095562

From the description of Selection of Northrop as Ranger Subcontractor : memo to All Personnel, 1963 Mar 12. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095807

From the description of Final Report of Ranger 6 Review Board : letter to Homer E. Newell, NASA, 1964 May 22. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095341

From the description of Ranger Project Activities in Support of Manned Lunar Flight Program : letter to Robert Seamans, NASA Associate Administrator, 1962 Aug 15. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095703

From the description of JPL Recommendation to Use a Juno II Type Vehicle to Launch a 12-foot Sphere Package : letter to Abe Silverstein, NASA, 1958 Dec 23. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096440

From the description of JPL and the Manned Space Flight Network Instrumentation : letter to E.C. Buckley, NASA, 1963 Jul 8. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095873

From the description of Objectives of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory : policy statement, 1963 Feb 15. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096615

From the description of Organizational Realignment : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs, Section Managers, 1963 Nov 11. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733100533

From the description of Organizational Changes : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs, Section Managers and Group Supervisors, 1963 Feb 26. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095812

From the description of Publicity Concerning the Laboratory : memo to All Personnel, 1964 Feb 13. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733100352

From the description of Laboratory Manpower Situation : memo to All Personnel, 1960 Mar 31. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095878

From the description of NASA Tracking Support of Ranger and Mariner Launches : letter to Edgar M. Cortright, NASA Deputy Associate Administrator for Space Science and Applications, 1964 July 13. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095354

From the description of Appointment of Source Evaluation Board for Spacecraft TV Ground Data Handling System : memo to Senior Staff and Source Evaluation Board, 1963 Sep 3. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733098089

From the description of Visit by Vice President Lyndon Johnson to JPL : letter to James E. Webb, NASA Administrator, 1961 Oct 24. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097637

From the description of Laboratory Policy and Procedure for Space Flight Operations : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs and Section Managers, 1960 Nov 9. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095590

From the description of Establishment of the Deep Space Network : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs and Section Managers, 1963 Dec 24. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095548

From the description of Response to the Final Report of the Ranger 6 Review Board : letter to Homer E. Newell, NASA Associate Administrator, Office of Space Science and Applications, 1964 May 22. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733100433

From the description of Vega Letter Report No. 2 : letter to Abraham Hyatt, NASA, 1959 Aug 11. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096352

From the description of Diode contamination problem : letter to Homer E. Newell, NASA Director of the Office of Space Sciences, 1963 Oct 29. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733100595

From the description of Transfer of JPL from U.S. Army Ordnance to NASA : press release, 1958. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095995

From the description of Working Relationship and Division of Responsibility Between JPL and ABMA : letter to T. Keith Glennan, NASA Director, 1958 Nov 20. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096339

From the description of Ranger Review and Ranger / Mariner R Conflict : letter to Edgar M. Cortright, NASA Deputy Director for Space Sciences, 1962 Dec 28. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095629

From the description of JPL Lunar and Planetary Launch Schedule : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs and Section Managers, 1964 Mar 1. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095794

From the description of Study on Accelerating the National Space Program : memo to Senior Staff, 1961 May 2. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095566

From the description of Assistant Laboratory Director for Technical Divisions : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs and Section Managers, 1964 Jan 2. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095810

From the description of Ranger B (Ranger 7) Schedule : teletype to Homer E. Newell, NASA Associate Administrator, Office of Space Science and Applications, 1964 May 11. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733098557

From the description of Establishment of the Deep Space Instrumentation Facility : letter to Abe Silverstein, NASA Director of the Office of Space Flight Development, 1960 Feb 18. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097490

From the description of Summary of Difficulties Encountered with Spacecraft, Launch Vehicle and Supporting Equipment at the Cape : teletype to Abe Silverstein, NASA Director of Office of Space Flight Programs, 1961 Aug 9. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097022

From the description of Revised Missions and Dates of the New Vega Complex 36 : letter to A. Silverstein, NASA Director of Space Flight Development, 1959 Aug 4. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096362

From the description of Invitation to Appoint a Review Board to Examine Ranger 6 Prior to Launch : letter to Homer E. Newell, NASA Associate Administrator for Space Science and Applications, 1963 Dec 6. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095435

From the description of Request for Appointment of a Source Evaluation Board for the Spacecraft TV Ground Data Handling System : memo to Distribution, 1963 Aug 21. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733098069

From the description of Spacecraft S-1 Development : memo to All Concerned, 1960 Jan 13. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095461

From the description of Vega Letter Report No. 3 : letter to Abraham Hyatt, NASA, 1959 Aug 18. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096354

From the description of Recent Publicity Regarding the Laboratory and Ranger Failures : memo to All Personnel, 1962 Dec 28. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095705

From the description of Appointment of Laboratory Deputy Director, Brian O. Sparks : memo to All Personnel, 1960 Feb 12. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095469

From the description of Role of Special Assistant for Reliability Assurance : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs and Section Managers, 1961 Jul 7. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095573

From the description of Report of the activities of the Laboratory for Astronomical Journal's annual Reports of Observatories : cover letter to Abe Silverstein, NASA Director of Space Flight Programs, 1961 Jul 20. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097618

From the description of Problem of Marshall Space Flight Center Participation in Agena and Centaur Programs : teletype to Maj. Gen. Don Ostrander, Director, Office of Launch Vehicle Programs, 1961 Jun 13. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733099551

From the description of Agena program : letter to Wernher M. von Braun, Marshall Space Flight Center Director, 1960 Nov 22. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096798

From the description of Dedication of New JPL Facilities : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs and Managers, and Supervisors, 1964 Apr 24. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095552

From the description of Schedule for Vega Project Funding and Equipment Installation Design, etc. : letter to T. Keith Glennan, NASA Administrator, 1959 May 11. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096377

From the description of Rumors Concerning the Laboratory : memo to All Personnel, 1964 Feb 13. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096490

From the description of Revision of 37-1-1, Establishment and Conduct of Space Sciences Program : letter to Oran W. Nicks, NASA Director of Lunar and Planetary Programs, 1962 Jun13. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097692

From the description of Appointment of Lunar Program Director, C.I. Cummings : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs, Section Managers and Supervisors, 1960 May 6. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095478

From the description of Summary of testing being conducted on Ranger 7 : teletype to Homer E. Newell, NASA Associate Director of the Office of Space Science and Applications, 1964 May 26. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733100406

From the description of Revised minutes of Advisory Committee on Organization meeting held 1960 May 6-7, 1960 Jun 22. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097540

From the description of Recommendation for Ranger Landed Capsule Experiments : letter to Homer E. Newell, NASA Director of the Office of Space Sciences, 1962 Nov 5. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095523

From the description of Termination of Laboratory Office at NASA Headquarters : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs, Section Managers and Supervisors, 1960 Oct 26. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095588

From the description of Design study of the instrumented capsule to be flown on Rangers 3, 4, and 5 : letter to Abe Silverstein, NASA Director of Space Flight Programs, 1960 Apr 25. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097513

From the description of Selection of a Contractor for the Ranger Project : draft letter to Robert Seamans, NASA Associate Director, 1963 Mar 7. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095591

From the description of Post-Vega program schedule : letter to Abe Silverstein, NASA Director of Space Flight Development, 1959 Dec 29. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095879

From the description of Lunar Program Organization and Operation : memo to All Members of the Senior Staff and Technical Section Chiefs, 1960 Oct 13. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095585

From the description of Tracking the Ranger 3 Flight : teletype to Sir Alfred Lovell, Jodrell Bank Experimental Station, 1962 Jan 25. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097164

From the description of Decontamination of Payloads and the Role of CETEX in Formulating Guidelines : letter to Homer E. Newell, NASA Assistant Director of Space Sciences, 1959 Feb 25. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096407

From the description of Ranger 6 : memo to All Ranger Personnel, 1964 Feb 5. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095719

From the description of Importance of the Vega Project to the U.S. and NASA, and Problem Areas Between NASA and JPL : letter to T. Keith Glennan, NASA Administrator, 1959 Mar 24. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096372

From the description of Dissemination of Scientific Data Resulting from Experiments : letter to T. Keith Glennan, NASA Administrator, 1959 Jan 27. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096347

From the description of AMR (Atlantic Missile Range) scheduling policy and NASA-DOD misunderstandings : letter to Robert C. Seamans, Jr., NASA Associate Administrator, 1961 Jun 9. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733100715

From the description of Proposal of Ranger as the Name for Lunar and Interplanetary Spacecraft Program : letter to Dr. Abe Silverstein, NASA Director of Space Flight Programs, 1960 Feb 9. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095496

From the description of New Assignment for G. Robillard and Robert F. Rose : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs, Section Managers, 1963 Aug 9. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095539

From the description of Appointment of Program Director and Program Deputy Director of the Deep Space Instrumentation Facility (DSIF) : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs, Section Managers and Supervisors, 1960 May 6. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095481

From the description of Appointment of Ranger Project Manager : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs, Section Managers and Supervisors, 1960 Oct 14. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095583

From the description of Comments on Interpretations of Revised NASA MI [Management Instruction] 37-1-1 : letter to Homer E. Newell, NASA Director of the Office of Space Sciences, 1963 Nov 27. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095433

From the description of Ranger B Launch Readiness : letter to Homer E. Newell, NASA Associate Administrator for Space Science and Applications, 1964 Jul 16. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095356

From the description of Agreement on Principles for Operating the Jet Propulsion Laboratory by the California Institute of Technology : letter to T. Keith Glennan, NASA Administrator, 1959 Jan 22. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096343

From the description of Comments on Responsibilities and Steps in the Establishment and Conduct of the Space Sciences Program : letter to Homer E. Newell, NASA Assistant Director of Space Flight Programs, 1960 Mar 22. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097499

From the description of Summary of Difficulties Encountered with Spacecraft, Launch Vehicle, and Supporting Equipment at Cape : teletype to Abe Silverstein, NASA Director of Space Flight Programs, 1961 Aug 9. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097620

From the description of Do We Have a Space Program?, 1960 Jan. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096634

From the description of Agena Program : letter to Dr. Wernher von Braun, Director, Marshall Space Flight Center, 1960 Nov 22. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095921

From the description of Ranger 6 video system failure : letter to George P. Miller, Chairman, Committee on Science and Astronautics, House of Representatives, 1964 Feb 12. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733098478

From the description of Request for waiver of heat sterilization on Ranger Central Computer and Sequencer Modules : teletype to Homer E. Newell, NASA Director of Office of Space Sciences, 1962 Aug 31. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097260

From the description of Proposal that Caltech be Authorized to Conduct a Program of 9 Rocket Flights to the Moon : letter and proposal to Lee DuBridge, Caltech President, 1957 Oct 25. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095948

From the description of Staff Paper on Project Management : cover memo to Distribution, 1960 Oct 24. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096857

From the description of Recent Publicity Regarding the Laboratory : memo to All Personnel, 1962 Dec 28. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733100396

From the description of Establishment of the JPL Executive Council : memo to Senior Staff, 1963 Feb 14. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096609

From the description of Increase in Support from Marshall Space Flight Center for Agena B Program : letter to Wernher von Braun, Director of MSFC, 1960 Dec 27. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097014

From the description of Proposed Procurement Plan for Bringing an Industrual Contractor into the Ranger Program : letter to E.M. Cortright, NASA, Deputy Director, Office of Space Sciences, 1963 Feb 20. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095413

From the description of Use of Jodrell Bank Antenna as Backup for South Africa DSIF Station : letter to Abe Silverstein, NASA Director of the Office of Space Flight Programs, 1960 Dec 1. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095515

From the description of Special Assistant for Reliability Assurance Appointed: memo to Senior Staff and Section Chiefs and Managers, 1961 Jul 7. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095572

From the description of Role of the Assistant Laboratory Director for Tracking and Data Acquisition : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs and Section Managers, 1963 Oct 2. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095541

From the description of Proposed Agena B Management Plan regarding transfer from Marshall Space Flight Center to JPL : teletype to Robert C. Seamans, Jr., NASA Associate Administrator, 1961 Sep 25. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097028

From the description of Project Priorities, Ranger and Mariner C : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs and Managers, 1964 Jan 15. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095550

From the description of Program Director for Ranger, C.I. Cummings Appointed : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs, Section Supervisors and Group Supervisors, 1960 Jan 26. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095464

From the description of Ranger Program Director's Office : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs, Section Managers, 1960 Feb 16. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096730

From the description of Ranger 6 Failure; Rescheduling of Ranger 7 : teletype to Homer E. Newell, NASA, 1964 Feb 11. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095326

From the description of Establishment of the Space Science Division at JPL : letter to Robert L. Bell, Director of the NASA Security Division, 1959 Nov 20. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096435

From the description of Evaluation of Ranger Project Objectives and Schedules, Request for 6-Month Slip in Block IV Schedule : letter to Homer E. Newell, NASA Director of the Office of Space Sciences, 1963 Jun 27. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095420

From the description of Preparation of JPL Ten-Year Plan, 1961-1971 (1960 Edition) : memo to Senior Staff, 1960 May 6. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095482

From the description of Procurement Practices at the Laboratory : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs and Section Managers, 1963 Nov 12. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095546

From the description of Organization and Responsibilities of the Division of Space Sciences : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs, Section Supervisors and Group Supervisors, 1960 Feb 9. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095466

From the description of Problems with lunar and planetary launchings at AMR (Atlantic Missile Range) : letter to Robert C. Seamans, Jr., NASA Associate Administrator, 1961 Jun 9. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097609

From the description of Charter for Quality Assurance and Reliability Office : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs and Section Managers, 1963 Apr 9. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095815

From the description of Spacecraft S-1 Development : memo to All Concerned, 1960 Jan 13. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096720

From the description of Contract NASw-6, FY 1961 Funding : letter to Abe Silverstein, NASA Director of Space Flight Development, 1960 Nov 3. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097106

From the description of Statement regarding crash of Ranger 4 on the moon. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733100331

From the description of Resignation by Pickering from Rocket and Satellite Research Panel : letter to Homer E. Newell, Jr., NASA, 1960 May 27. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097528

From the description of Priniciples Governing the Management and Operation of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory : operational guidelines, 1963 Feb 15. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096614

From the description of Facilities to Operate Vega Program : letter to Abe Silverstein, NASA Director of Space Flight Development, 1959 Apr 14. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096409

From the description of Space -- the New Scientific Frontier, 1959 Sep 29. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096538

From the description of Decision to Launch Ranger 3 : letter to Robert Seamans, NASA Associate Administrator, 1961 Nov 15. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097641

From the description of Outline of presentation for panel discussion - The Future of NASA, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1960 Oct 16-19, 1960 Sep 28. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097562

From the description of Vega Project Actions : letter to Abe Silverstein, NASA Director of the Office of Space Flight Development, 1959 Nov 9. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096393

From the description of Meeting at Williamsburg (1960 Oct 16-19) : letter to Hugh L. Dryden, NASA Deputy Administrator, 1960 Sep 28. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097561

From the description of Critique of Ranger 7 Flight Operation : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs and Section Managers, 1964 Aug 12. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095488

From the description of Summary of conclusions reached at 1959 Mar 21 meeting regarding the Vega Program : teletype to T. Keith Glennan and Abe Silverstein, NASA, 1959 Mar 23. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096371

From the description of Heat Sterilization Waivers for Ranger 6-9 Spacecraft : teletype to Homer E. Newell, NASA Office of Space Sciences Director, 1962 Aug 13. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097246

From the description of Establishment of Lunar and Planetary Projects Office : memo to All Personnel, 1962 Dec 18. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095533

From the description of Award of Lunar Capsule Contract : memo to W.J. Downhower, et al., 1960 Apr 27. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095476

From the description of Schedule for Vega Project : letter to A. Silverstein, NASA Director of Flight Space Development, 1959 Jul 10. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096378

From the description of Ranger Project Manager Appointed, H.M. Schurmeier : memo to All Personnel, 1962 Dec 18. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095534

From the description of JPL will proceed with additional testing on Ranger B : teletype to Homer E. Newell, NASA Associate Administrator of the Office of Space Science and Applications, 1964 May 20. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733100401

From the description of Operational Policy - Lunar Program, 1960 Oct 13. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095586

From the description of Revised minutes of Advisory Committee on Organization meeting held 1960 May 6-7 : letter to Alfred S. Hodgson, 1960 Jun 22. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097539

From the description of Role of the Section Chief : memo and attachment to Section Chiefs, 1960 Feb 10. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095468

From the description of Situation Regarding Launching Pads at AMR : letter to T. Keith Glennan, NASA Administrator, 1959 Apr 9. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096364

From the description of Program Director for Ranger : memo to Senior Staff, Section Chiefs, Section Supervisors, Group Supervisors, 1960 Jan 26. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096722

From the description of Role of Lunar Project Manager : role statement, 1960 Oct 13. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733100785

From the description of Vega Payloads and Flight Schedule : memo to distribution (Vega "C" list), 1959 Jul 25. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096379

From the description of Attendees at the Kelley Presentation : teleytpe to Office of the Associate Administrator, NASA Headquarters, 1962 Dec 10. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095489

Pickering was Director of JPL and Vega Project Director.

From the description of Procedures for the Technical Direction of NASA-Convair Astronautics Contract No. NASW-45, 1959 May 21. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096693

From the description of JPL Procedures for Technical Direction of Vega Program : cover memo to Distribution, 1959 Jul 13. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096691

Pickering taught astronomy at Harvard from 1889 to 1924.

From the description of Papers of William Henry Pickering, 1889-1924 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972847

From the description of General information by and about William Henry Pickering, ca. 1894. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77063857

Pickering was the Director of JPL.

From the description of Acknowledgment of Assignment of JPL to Project and Systems Management Roles : letter to Abe Silverstein, NASA Director of Space Flight Programs, 1961 Feb 23. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097593

From the description of NASA Reliability Assessment Program : letter to Robert C. Seamans, Jr., NASA Associate Administrator, 1960 Nov 8. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097577

From the description of Source for Data on Launch Vehicle Performance : letter to Robert C. Seamans, Jr., NASA Associate Administrator, 1960 Dec 27. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733097586

Pickering was Director of Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

From the description of JPL's Evaluation of the Ranger Project Objectives and Schedules Established in February 1963 : letter to Homer Newell, NASA, 1963 Jun 27. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096174

Epithet: English Ambassador to France

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001123.0x00012e

Pickering was Director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

From the description of Ranger - On the Upward Trail, 1965 Jan. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096242

From the description of JPL Policy on Design and Fabrication of Flight Instruments for Scientific Measurements : letter to A. Silverstein, NASA, 1959 Dec 14. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096313

From the description of Formation of a Scientific Advisory Group on Lunar, Interplanetary Exploration Functions : letter to A. Silverstein, NASA, 1959 Dec 17. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096315

From the description of Cancellation of the VEGA Program : memo to all personnel, 1959 Dec 11. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096312

Pickering was Director of JPL. Parks was Sergeant Program Director.

From the description of Sergeant Program : memo to All Personnel, 1960 Jul 22. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095580

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Subjects:

  • Budgeting
  • Contracts
  • Lunar exploration
  • Ranger 5 lunar probe
  • Atlas agena launch vehicle:
  • Agena b rocket vehicle
  • Centaur launch vehicle
  • Reliability
  • Sergeant missile
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  • Procurement
  • Vega project
  • Naming
  • Centaur project
  • Ranger block 3 television system:
  • Occultism
  • Launching pads
  • Astronomy--Observations
  • Juno 2 launch vehicle
  • Ranger 3 lunar probe
  • Tracking radar
  • Ranger 6 lunar probe
  • management planning
  • Spacecraft launching
  • Manned space flight network
  • Proposals
  • Quality control
  • Nasa programs
  • Research and development
  • Agena b ranger program
  • Deep Space Network
  • Automobiles--History
  • space exploration
  • Atlas launch vehicles
  • Spacecraft sterilization
  • project management
  • Lunar programs
  • manpower
  • Ranger project :
  • facilities
  • Agena rocket vehicles
  • Deep space instrumentation facility:
  • Astronomy--Research
  • Management
  • Ranger 4 lunar probe
  • Mariner program :
  • International cooperation
  • Launch dates

Occupations:

not available for this record

Places:

  • Arequipa (Peru) (as recorded)
  • Market Deeping, Lincolnshire (as recorded)
  • Kirton, Lincolnshire (as recorded)