Peter Glaser

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Birthday
5, 1923
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
May 29, 2014 (90)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
5, 1923
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
May 29, 2014 (90)

About

Scientist and aerospace engineer who was granted the U.S. patent on the Solar Power Satellite to supply power from space for use on the Earth. In his long career he published more than 800 scientific books and papers.

Before Fame

During World War II, he served in the Free Czechoslovak Army before immigrating to the U.S. in 1948.

Trivia

He was project manager for the Apollo 11 Lunar Ranging Retroreflector Array.

Family Life

He married Eva F. Grad in 1955.

Associated With

Like Neil Armstrong, he worked on the Apollo 11 spacecraft.

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