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Guide to the David W. Lozier Papers
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This collection contains personal papers of David W. Lozier, a retired NASA Ames Research Center computer programmer, engineer, and flight director. This includes personal scrapbooks, recollections, materials related to Pioneer Project missions, Lunar Prospector mission papers, project documents for multiple probe and telescope missions, images related to NASA culture, and work and reference files including mission design and analysis documentation and data, concept studies, proposals, technical papers, and some notes, meeting minutes, correspondence, plans, timelines, schedules, reference documents, press kits, and photographs. Many file directories include trajectory plots, analyses, and related data.
Born in Olympia Washington in 1943, David Lozier was recruited by NASA Ames in 1965 as he was graduating from Washington State University with a degree in mathematics. He was hired as a civil servant in 1966 to work on the Pioneer Project. Pioneer 6 had launched, but the project needed a computer programmer to debug and finish trajectory codes, which was Lozier’s first role at NASA. His career at Ames spanned 38 years, ending with his retirement in 2005. Proud of his work, he collected articles, excerpts, photographs, and ephemera relating to each of his projects and others that interested him, with an eye toward detailing his legacy.1998 to 2005: Ames Research Center, Mission Design Engineer, Advanced Missions Branch
Number of digital items: 1032

Volume: 846.4 Megabytes
Copyright does not apply to United States government records. For non-government material, researcher must contact the original creator.
Collection is open for research. Portions may be subject to restrictions.