Press, Frank, 1924-

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Press was chairman of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences.

From the description of Ranger Project, Flight Readiness of Instrument : letter to Cargill Hall, JPL Historian, 1973 Jul 26. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733099577

Press was Director of the Seismological Laboratory.

From the description of Request for more Ranger capsule experiments : letter to Homer Newell, NASA, 1962 Oct 22. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733096123

Co-Authors Phyllis Buwalda and Marcia Neugebauer were part of the JPL Space Sciences Division.

From the description of A Lunar Seismic Experiment, 1960 Oct. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733099451

Frank Press was born on December 4, 1924. He served as Special Adviser for Science and Technology to President Jimmy Carter, and was director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, 1977 to 1981.

From the description of Press, Frank, 1924- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10570153

Frank Press, 1924- , M.A. and Ph.D. in Geology, Columbia University, 1949; taught geophysics at Columbia University until 1955; taught geophysics at California Institute of Technology; professor and head of the Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1965. Science advisor to President Jimmy Carter from 1977 - 1981 when he became president of the National Academy of Sciences.

From the description of Oral history interview with Frank Press, 1997, July 1 and July 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78544209

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creatorOf Bascom, Willard N., 1916-. Oceans 1968-A New World [sound recording] : the University of California Centennial Symposium on Oceanography. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 4/21/80 [2]
creatorOf Nierenberg, William Aaron, 1919-2000. Papers, 1932-1986. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Langseth, Marcus G. Oral history interview with Marcus G. Langseth, 1995 December 13, 21, and 1996 June 3, December 19. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Press, Frank,. Request for more Ranger capsule experiments : letter to Homer Newell, NASA, 1962 Oct 22. Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives
creatorOf Press, Frank,. Proposal to NASA for a Passive and / or Active Seismic Experiment for a Ranger Capsule Type Mission, 1963 Apr 30. Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives
referencedIn Press, Billie K. 1925-. Oral history interview with Billie K. Press, 1996 and 1997. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Press, Frank,. Ranger Project, Flight Readiness of Instrument : letter to Cargill Hall, JPL Historian, 1973 Jul 26. Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives
referencedIn Greene, Harriett. Oral history interview with Harriett Greene, 1996-1997. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Press, Frank. Oral history interview with Frank Press, 1997, July 1 and July 30. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Records of the Council of Economic Advisers (Carter Administration). 1976 - 1981. Charles L. Schultze's Subject Files. 1977 - 1981. Press, Frank
referencedIn Ewing, J. I. (John I.). Oral history interview with John and Betty Ewing, 1996-1997. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory oral history project, 1995-1997. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Frosch, Robert A. (Robert Alan), 1928-. Oral History interview with Robert Alan Frosch, 1981. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Oliver, J. E. (Jack Ertle), 1923-2011. Oral history interview with Jack E. Oliver, 1996 March 8 and 1997 September 27. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Katz, Samuel, 1923-. Oral history interview with Samuel Katz, 1997 May 14. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Press, Frank. A Lunar Seismic Experiment, 1960 Apr 21. Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives
referencedIn Sutton, George H., 1927-. Oral history interview with George H. Sutton, 1996 December 30 and 3 June, 1997. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Dorman, Henry James, 1928-. Oral history interview with Henry James Dorman, 1997. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Sykes, L. R. Oral history interview with Lynn R. Sykes, 1996-1997. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Press, Frank,. A Lunar Seismic Experiment, 1960 Oct. Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives
creatorOf Press, Frank, 1924-. Theoretical magnetic anomalies of three oceanic structures. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 12/17/80
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associatedWith Buwalda, Phyllis. person
associatedWith City University of New York. City College corporateBody
associatedWith Columbia University corporateBody
associatedWith Doel, Ronald Edmund. person
associatedWith Dorman, Henry James, 1928- person
associatedWith Ewing, J. I. (John I.) person
associatedWith Ewing, W. Maurice (William Maurice), 1906-1974. person
associatedWith Frosch, Robert A. (Robert Alan), 1928- person
associatedWith Greene, Harriett. person
associatedWith Holmes, Arthur, 1890-1965. person
associatedWith International Geophysical Year. corporateBody
associatedWith Katz, Samuel, 1923- person
associatedWith Kay, Marshall, 1904-1975. person
associatedWith Kovach, Robert L., person
associatedWith Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. corporateBody
associatedWith Langseth, Marcus G. person
associatedWith Lehner, Francis E., person
associatedWith Neugebauer, Marcia. person
associatedWith Nierenberg, William Aaron, 1919-2000. person
associatedWith Oliver, J. E. (Jack Ertle), 1923-2011. person
associatedWith Press, Billie K. 1925- person
associatedWith Sutton, George H., 1927- person
associatedWith Sykes, L. R. person
associatedWith Worzel, J. Lamar (John Lamar), 1919-2008. person
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