Roy Standefer, born in Lubbock, Texas in 1924, was enlisted in the U.S. Navy in December 1941, and was released in December,
1945. He was a Grumman Aerospae engineer in Bethpage, New York and White Sands, New Mexico, from 1960 to 1972. He was also
the assistant Program Director for S/CAT (Spacecraft Assembly and Test).