James Henry Deese

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Birthday
23, 1914
Birthplace
Florida
Death Date
Aug 11, 2001 (86)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
23, 1914
Birthplace
Florida
Death Date
Aug 11, 2001 (86)

About

NASA manager who worked at Kennedy Space center from 1960 to 1964 and contributed to five major U.S. Space Programs including Mercury, Apollo, and Saturn. In his long career he authored or partnered in 14 books.

Before Fame

He attended Georgia Institute of Technology in 1930.

Trivia

He owned Coastal Land Surveys and Engineering after being the Senior Research Administrator for the Future Studies Office at Kennedy Space Center from 1966 to 1973.

Family Life

He married Mary Deese.

Associated With

He managed astronauts like Neil Armstrong.