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Maran, Stephen P.,
Oral history interview with Stephen P. Maran, 2005 August 5.
In this interview, Stephen Maran discusses topics such as: family background; early education; becoming interested in astronomy; Freeman Miller; Brooklyn College; Sputnik; Moonwatch; Otto Struve; Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO); Judy Cohen; International Astronomical Union (IAU); American Astronomical Society (AAS); S. Fred Singer; Bob Jastrow; University of Michigan; Fred Haddock; Bill Dent; Lawrence Aller; Charlie Kennel; Luigi Jacchia; National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); Goddard Space Flight Center; Kitt Peak National Observatory.
MA (1961) and PhD (1964) in astronomy from University of Michigan; taught astronomy at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the University of Maryland, College Park; joined the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) where he worked at Kitt Peak National Observatory; at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center was assistant director of space sciences for information and outreach (1995-2004); has written over twelve books and was a senior advisor with the American Astronomical Society (AAS).
Aller, Lawrence H. (Lawrence Hugh), 1913-2003
Jacchia, Luigi G. (Luigi Giuseppe)
Jastrow, Robert, 1925-2008
Kennel, Charles F., 1939-
Maran, Stephen P.,
Miller, Freeman D. (Freeman Devold), 1909-
Singer, S. Fred (Siegfried Fred), 1924-
Struve, Otto, 1897-1963.
American Astronomical Society
Brooklyn College
Goddard Space Flight Center
International Astronomical Union
Kitt Peak National Observatory
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
University of Michigan
Astronomy
Sputnik satellites
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DeVorkin, David H., 1944-, interviewer.
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American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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