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Robert Busbey Young

Robert Busbey Young, American mechanic engineer. Recipient Science Achievement award California Wing, Air Force Association, 1959-1960; Propulsion award American Rocket Society, 1961; Public Service award National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1969; registered professional engineer, California.


  • Young, Robert Busbey was born on September 23, 1917 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Lincoln A. and Mabel (Busbey) Young.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, California Institute Technology, 1940.


    • With Aerojet-General Corporation, 1943-1979, vice president liquid rocket plant, 1957-1963, vice president, general manager Sacramento plant, 1963-1969, vice president propulsion div., 1967-1969, corporate vice president engineering and quality assurance, 1969-1979. Director industrial operations Marshall Space Flight Center National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Huntsville, Alabama, 1963-1964.


    Member science advisory board United States Air Force. Member subcommittee on rocket engines National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington. Fellow American Institute Aeronautics an Astronautics (aerospace technical council 1969-1979).


    • Married Ann Dickie, October 5, 1940. Children: Patricia Webster, Robert Busbey, Deborah Annual.
    • father: Lincoln A. Young
    • mother: Mabel (Busbey) Young
    • spouse: Ann Dickie
    • children: Patricia Webster Young
    • Robert Busbey Young
    • Deborah Ann Young
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    Born September 23, 1917
    Died February 7, 1979
    (aged 61)