Dr. Cal Fowler, 1960

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Title

Dr. Cal Fowler, 1960

Alternative Title

Dr. Fowler

Subject

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (U.S.)
NASA
Project Mercury (U.S.)
Atlas (Missile)

Description

Dr. Cal Fowler (1929-2013), an engineer/manager who was deeply involved in early rocket development and manned space flight. This photograph was taken while he was at Warren Air Force Base, where he was Chief of Activation Engineering for the installation of the Atlas Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). Dr. Fowler participated in the development of the Atlas missile and Mercury-Atlas manned launch vehicle. As manager of Launch Complex 14 (LC-14), at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) in Cape Canaveral, Florida, Dr. Fowler personally pushed the button to launch the final three missions of Project Mercury. He continued to participate in missile and rocket development, as well as launches.

Source

Original black and white photographic print, August 1960: Private Collection of Dr. Calvin D. Fowler.

Date Created

1960-08

Contributor

Fowler, Calvin "Cal" D.

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original black and white photographic print, August 1960.

Is Part Of

Dr. Calvin Fowler Collection, Florida Space Coast History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

120 KB

Medium

1 black and white photographic print

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Provenance

Originally owned by Dr. Calvin D. Fowler.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Dr. Calvin D. Fowler and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Michlowitz, Robert
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"Cal Fowler." Florida Today, June 25-27, 2013. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/floridatoday/obituary.aspx?pid=165512762.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 black and white photographic print

Locations

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