Peter Glaser


Birthday September 5, 1923

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Czech Republic

DEATH DATE May 29, 2014 (90)

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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.


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.