Hugh Latimer Dryden

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Birthday
2, 1898
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Dec 2, 1965 (67)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
2, 1898
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Dec 2, 1965 (67)

About

Aeronautical scientist who served as NASA Deputy Administrator from 1958 until his death seven years later. He led the development of the "Bat", a radar-homing guided bomb program during WWII.

Before Fame

He attended John Hopkins University where he studied physics and math.

Trivia

He was portrayed by George Bartenieff in the TV miniseries From the Earth to the Moon.

Family Life

His parents were named Samuel and Nova.

Associated With

He was mentioned in a an article by Tom Wolfe concerning the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11.

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