Tag: aerospace

Daniel Guggenheim

(1856-1930) American industrialist and philanthropist brother of Simon Guggenheim and son of Meyer Guggenheim. Member of NSL (National-Security-League) which was the driving force for moving the then neutral USA into the first World War. Interested in rocketry. Funded the work of Robert Goddard References wikipedia: Daniel Guggenheim

16
May

Charles Lindberg

Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr. (February 4, 1902 — August 26, 1974) aka: Lucky Lindy, The Lone Eagle Pioneering aviator. Nazi sympathizer. Strongly opposed to America entering World War II. FDR banned him from joining the military. (in 1954. Dwight D. Eisenhower restored Lindbergh’s assignment with the Army Air Corps and made him a Brigadier General). […]

29
Apr

Daniel W Fry

One of the first modern contactees. Author of The White Sands Incident. On July 4, 1950, Fry was working at the White Sands Proving Ground in New Mexico as an employee of the AeroJet Corperation. In the evening he took a walk into the desert, and at one point though he saw the stars disappearing. […]