This collection consists of materials that document four NASA space
programs during the years 1967 to 1988: Biosatellite, Magellan, Pioneer and Voyager. The
materials were collected by Robert W. Jackson, who served as Recovery Controller for the
Biosatellite program and as Flight Director for the Pioneer spacecraft.
Robert William Jackson was born March 31, 1937 in Yonkers, New York. He earned a BS in
Aeronautical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1959. After
working for the Boeing Company, he received an MS in Aeronautics and Astronautics from
Stanford University in 1963. He joined the NASA Ames Research Center in 1963.
Copyright does not apply to United States government records. For non-governmental
material, researcher must contact origical creator.
Collection is open for research.