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Krause, Ernst Henry, 1913-
Oral History interview with Ernst H. Krause, 1983 July 1.
This interview concerns Krause's tenure at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), discussing and identifying a series of news clippings, correspondence, reports, and photographs which document Krause's activities. The discussion focuses primarily on V-2 rocket and cosmic ray experimentation. Also discussed briefly are post-war rocket activities at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, CalTech, and NRL. Other contacts and affiliations identified include: William Pickering, Fritz Zwicky, Marcel Schein, Michael Dennis, and the book titled "Preliminary Design of an Experimental World-Circling Spaceship.
Ernst Henry Krause attended the University of Wisconsin, receiving his B.S. in 1934, his M.S. in 1935, and his Ph.D. in Physics in 1938. Krause began his career as a professional physicist and wartime coordinator of missile work at the Naval Research Laboratory, continuing from 1938-1954. Other affliiations include Lockheed (1954-1955), and Ford Aeronautics (1956-1962). Krause's primary research interests are missile systems, rocket development, and cosmic rays.
Krause, Ernst Henry, 1913-
Pickering, W. H. (William Hayward), 1910-2004
Zwicky, F. (Fritz), 1898-1974
California Institute of Technology
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.)
Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.)
Preliminary Design of an Experimental World-Circling Spaceship.
Cosmic rays -- Experiments.
V-2 rocket. -- Experiments.
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Schein, Marcel, 1902-1960.
Dennis, Michael. interviewer.
DeVorkin, David H., 1944- interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA