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Gordon Reginald Bolton

Gordon Reginald Bolton, British aerospace administrator. Recipient Public Service medal National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1984. Fellow British Interplanetary Society; member International Academy Astronautics.


  • Bolton, Gordon Reginald was born on October 23, 1933 in Ipswich, England. Son of Reginald Rodney and Olive May (Green) Bolton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with honors, Manchester University, 1955. Project leader Elliott Brothers, London, 1955-1960. Head simulation group United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, Winfrith Heath, England, 1960-1963.

      Director Houston computation center Electronic Association Inc., West Long Branch, New Jersey, 1963-1967. Engineering supervisor Lockheed Electronics Company, Houston, 1967-1973. Engineering manager Spacelab, systems engineering manager Columbus, ESTEC/European Space Agency, Noordwijk, Netherlands, since 1973.


    • Contributor to book, articles to professional journals.


    • Contributor to book, articles to professional journals.


    Fellow British Interplanetary Society. Member International Academy Astronautics.


    • Married Mollie Doreen Rivers. Children– Anthony, Rodney, Anna-Louise.
    • father: Reginald Rodney Bolton
    • mother: Olive May (Green) Bolton
    • spouse: Mollie Doreen Rivers
    • children: Anthony Bolton
    • Rodney Bolton
    • Anna-Louise Bolton
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    Born October 23, 1933