Tousey, Richard

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Richard Tousey (May 18, 1908- ). Prominent Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) space scientist whose career spans the V-2, Aerobee, OSO, Solrad, and Skylab eras. Graduated from Tufts College in 1928 and received a Ph.D. in Physics from Harvard in 1933. After teaching at both Tufts and Harvard he began his long association with the NRL in 1941.

From the description of Papers, 1940s-1980s (bulk dates 1960s). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78159145

From the description of Oral history interview with Richard Tousey, 1981 November 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82445519

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referencedIn Newkirk, Gordon Allen, 1928-. Oral History interview with Gordon Allen Newkirk, 1983. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Baum, William Alvin, 1924-. Oral History interview with William A. Baum, 1983. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Tousey, Richard. Papers, 1940s-1980s (bulk dates 1960s). American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Tousey, Richard. Oral history interview with Richard Tousey, 1981 November 17. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn National Air and Space Museum. Dept. of Space History. The Space Astronomy Oral History Project, 1981-1986. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Goldberg, Leo. Oral history interview with Leo Goldberg, 1983, February 22. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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associatedWith Baum, William Alvin, 1924- person
associatedWith DeVorkin, David H., 1944- person
associatedWith Goldberg, Leo. person
associatedWith Harvard University. Dept. of Physics. corporateBody
associatedWith National Air and Space Museum. Dept. of Space History. corporateBody
associatedWith National Air and Space Museum. Space Astronomy Oral History Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.) Instruments Section. corporateBody
associatedWith Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.) Micron Waves Branch. corporateBody
associatedWith Newkirk, Gordon Allen, 1928- person
associatedWith Tufts University. corporateBody
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Subject
Rockets
Atmosphere, Upper
Ultraviolet spectroscopy
Spectrum, Solar
Ultraviolet astronomy
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Physicists
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Active 1980

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