Kelley, Henry J. (1926-1988)
Papers, 1948-1988, 14.8 cu. ft.
Aerospace engineer, authority on flight optimization. Sc.D. (1958) from New York University; connected with Grumman Aircraft (1948-1963) as a researcher and as assistant chief of the Research Department. Founder of Analytical Mechanics Associates (1963), which worked with NASA on parameterized steering approaches for Apollo mission planning. Professor of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering at Virginia Tech (Christopher C. Kraft, Jr., Chair), 1978-1988. Awarded the AIAA Guidance and Control Award (1973) and the AIAA Pendray Award (1973). Papers include correspondence, notes, drafts and offprints of publications and research reports.
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