Frosch, Robert A. (Robert Alan), 1928-

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Robert A. Frosch is a Senior Research Fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He received his Ph. D. in 1952 from Columbia University in Theoretical Physics and later conducted research in ocean acoustics at Columbia. He has served as Director for Nuclear Test Detection and Deputy Director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) in the Department of Defense, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research and Development, Assistant Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Associate Director for Applied Oceanography of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), and Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Foreign Member of the UK Royal Academy of Engineering, and a fellow or member of a number of professional societies.

From the description of Oral History interview with Robert Alan Frosch, 1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154305504

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associatedWith American Institute of Physics. Corporate Associates. Annual Meeting (1969 : New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Barth, Kai-Henrik, person
associatedWith Carter, Jimmy, 1924- person
associatedWith Columbia University. Dept. of Physics. corporateBody
associatedWith DeVorkin, David H., 1944- person
associatedWith Dryden Flight Research Facility. corporateBody
associatedWith Enterprise (Space shuttle) corporateBody
associatedWith Gamma-Ray Observatory. corporateBody
associatedWith Goddard Institute for Space Studies. corporateBody
associatedWith Institute for Defense Analyses. JASON Division. corporateBody
associatedWith Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Murray, Bruce C., 1931- person
associatedWith National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith National Air and Space Museum. Dept. of Space History. corporateBody
associatedWith Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith New York City Public Schools. corporateBody
associatedWith Press, Frank. person
associatedWith Project Apollo (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Rabi, I. I. (Isidor Isaac), 1898- person
associatedWith Selby, Barbara. person
associatedWith Tolstoy, Ivan, 1923- person
associatedWith Townes, Charles H. person
associatedWith United Nations Environment Programme. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Advanced Research Projects Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Dept. of Defense. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Management and Budget. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Naval Research. corporateBody
associatedWith VELA Program (U.S.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Wahl, Henry C. person
associatedWith Wallops Flight Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. corporateBody
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Outer space
United States
Music--Acoustics and physics
Nuclear weapons--Detection
Underground nuclear explosions--Detection
Atomic bomb--Social aspects
Artificial satellites--Communication systems
Remote sensing
Seismic arrays
Space sciences--Administration


Birth 1928-05-22



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