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Baldwin, Ralph Belknap, 1912-
Oral history interview with Ralph Belknap Baldwin, 1989 October 25.
Early schooling and university training; association with the Oliver Machinery Company; involvement in the Applied Physics Laboratory of the Johns Hopkins University during World War II; lunar studies from the 1940s into the 1970s. Recollections of professional employment at the Flower Observatory of the University of Pennsylvania in the 1930s, and the Dearborn Observatory of Northwestern University from 1938 to 1942.
American Astrophysicist. Ph.D., University of Michigan (1937). Professional experience includes: senior physicist, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (1942-1946); astronomy consultant, Boeing Company, Chance-Vought Corp., Rand Corp., Grumman, Aeronautical Chart and Information Center (NASA), U. S. Air Force moon-mapping project; product manager through chairman of the board, Oliver Machinery Company (1947-1984).
Baldwin, Ralph Belknap, 1912-
Dearborn Observatory
Johns Hopkins University. Applied Physics Laboratory.
Astronomy
Geophysics
Lunar geology.
Moon -- Research.
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Flower Observatory.
Oliver Machinery Company.
Doel, Ronald Edmund interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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