Mueller, G. E. (George Edwin), 1918-

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Engineer, administrator of U.S. manned space flight program, and corporate executive.

From the description of G.E. Mueller papers, 1876-1997 (bulk 1935-1995). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983798

Mueller was Associate Administrator for Manned Space Flight.

From the description of Ranger Lunar Target Selection : memo to Homer E. Newell, NASA Director of Space Science and Applications, 1965 Jan 26. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733098966

Biographical Note

  • 1918, July 16: Born, St. Louis, Mo.
  • 1939: B.S., electrical engineering, Missouri School of Mines, Rolla, Mo.
  • 1940: M.S., electrical engineering, Purdue University, Lafayette, Ind.
  • 1940 - 1946 : Member, technical staff, Bell Telephone Laboratories, New York, N.Y.
  • 1941: Married Maude Elizabeth Rosenbaum (divorced 1974)
  • 1946 - 1957 : Assistant professor and professor of electrical engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • 1951: Ph.D., physics, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • 1955 - 1957 : Consultant, Ramo-Wooldridge Division, Thompson Ramo Wooldridge, Inc., Los Angeles, Calif.
  • 1957 - 1963 : Director of Electronics Laboratories, director of Able space program, vice president for space systems management, and vice president for research and development, Space Technology Laboratories, Redondo Beach, Calif.
  • 1963 - 1969 : Associate administrator for manned space flight, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C.
  • 1964: Published with Eugene R. Spangler Communication Satellites (New York: John Wiley & Sons. 280 pp.)
  • 1969 - 1971 : Senior vice president, General Dynamics Corp., New York, N.Y.
  • 1970: Founder, Sea-Space Symposium, Philadelphia, Pa. National Medal of Science, National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C.
  • 1971: Vice president, International Astronautical Federation
  • 1971 - 1981 : Chairman and president, System Development Corp., Santa Monica, Calif.
  • 1975 - 1981 : Director, Ocean Corp., Houston, Tex.
  • 1976: Chairman, twenty-seventh congress, International Astronautical Federation, Anaheim, Calif.
  • 1976 - 1986 : Trustee, Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, Calif.
  • 1978: Married Darla Jean Hix
  • 1979: National Transportation Award, Department of Transportation, Washington, D.C.
  • 1979 - 1980 : President, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • 1981 - : President, Jojoba Propagation Laboratories
  • 1981 - 1983 : Chairman and chief executive officer, System Development Corp., Santa Monica, Calif. Senior vice president, Burroughs Corp., Detroit, Mich.
  • 1982: Founder, American Institute of Wine & Food, San Francisco, Calif.
  • 1982 - 1995 : President, International Academy of Astronautics
  • 1983 - : Manager, Mueller Farms, Hyder, Ariz.
  • 1983 - 1985 : Director, Original Computer Camp, Santa Barbara, Calif.
  • 1983 - 1988 : Trustee, Laguna Blanca School, Santa Barbara, Calif.
  • 1984 - : President, George E. Mueller Corp., Santa Monica, Calif. Trustee, University of California Foundation, Santa Barbarba, Calif.
  • 1987 - 1988 : President, Next Peripherals, Inc.
  • 1989 - : Chairman, Desert King Jojoba Corp.
  • 1990 - : Trustee, National Board of the Smithsonian Associates, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • 1995 - : President and chief executive officer, Kistler Aerospace Corp., Seattle, Wash.

From the guide to the G. E. Mueller Papers, 1876-1997, (bulk 1935-1995), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. corporateBody
associatedWith American Institute of Wine & Food. corporateBody
correspondedWith Atwood, John Leland, 1904- person
correspondedWith Azcárraga Arana, Alvaro, 1940- person
associatedWith Bell Telephone Laboratories. corporateBody
correspondedWith Blumenthal, W. Michael, 1926- person
associatedWith Burroughs Corporation. corporateBody
correspondedWith Carter, Leonard J. (Leonard James) person
correspondedWith Chevalier, Roger, 1922- person
correspondedWith Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008 person
correspondedWith Contant, Jean-Michel person
correspondedWith Contant, Jean-Michel person
correspondedWith Debus, Kurt person
correspondedWith Debus, Kurt person
correspondedWith Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993 person
correspondedWith Doolittle, Josephine Daniels person
correspondedWith Dornan, Robert K., 1933- person
correspondedWith Draper, C. S. (Charles Stark) person
correspondedWith Durant, Frederick C., 1916- person
correspondedWith Galloway, Eilene Marie Slack, 1906- person
correspondedWith Gelder, Hélène van person
correspondedWith Gelder, Hélène van person
associatedWith General Dynamics Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith George C. Marshall Space Flight Center. corporateBody
associatedWith George E. Mueller Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Gold, Thomas. person
correspondedWith Grey, Jerry person
correspondedWith Grey, Jerry person
correspondedWith Gwinn, William P., 1907-1981 person
correspondedWith Harford, James J. person
correspondedWith Harford, James J. person
correspondedWith Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 person
associatedWith International Academy of Astronautics. corporateBody
associatedWith International Astronautical Federation. corporateBody
correspondedWith Jager, C. de (Cornelis de), 1921- person
associatedWith John F. Kennedy Space Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Kistler Aerospace Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Laguna Blanca School (Santa Barbara, Calif.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Loewy, Raymond, 1893-1986 person
correspondedWith Loewy, Viola Erickson person
associatedWith Manned Spacecraft Center (U.S.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Miller, George P. (George Paul), 1891-1982 person
correspondedWith Napolitano, Luigi G. person
associatedWith Ocean Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Ohio State University corporateBody
associatedWith Original Computer Camp (Santa Barbara, Calif.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Paine, Thomas O., 1921- person
associatedWith Project Apollo (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Project Gemini (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Purdue University corporateBody
associatedWith Saturn Project (U.S.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Schreiver, Bernard A. (Bernard Adolph), 1910- person
correspondedWith Sedov, L. I. (Leonid Ivanovich), 1907-1999 person
associatedWith Skylab Program. corporateBody
correspondedWith Slotkin, Arthur person
correspondedWith Slotkin, Arthur person
correspondedWith Smith, Margaret Chase, 1897-1995 person
associatedWith Smithsonian Associates. corporateBody
associatedWith Space Shuttle Program (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Space Technology Laboratories, inc. corporateBody
associatedWith System Development Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith System Development Foundation (Palo Alto, Calif.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Teague, Olin E., 1910- person
associatedWith Thompson Ramo Wooldridge, inc. Ramo-Wooldridge Division. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith University of California, Santa Barbara. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Missouri corporateBody
associatedWith University of Missouri--St. Louis corporateBody
correspondedWith Von Braun, Wernher, 1912-1977 person
correspondedWith Walker, Brooks, 1928- person
correspondedWith Webb, James E. (James Edwin), 1906- person
correspondedWith Welsh, Edward C. (Edward Cristy), 1909- person
correspondedWith Yarymovych, Michael Ihor, 1933- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Outer space
Outer space
Outer space
Aerospace engineering
Artificial satellites
Artificial satellites in telecommunication
Atlas (Missile)
Ballistic missiles
Computer camps
Electrical engineering
Lunar landing sites
Millimeter waves
Minuteman (Missile)
Nasa programs
Pioneer (Space probes)
Ranger 8 lunar probe:
Scuba diving
Skis and skiing
Space flight
Space probes
Thor (Missile)
Titan (Missile)
Public officials


Birth 1918



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