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Jack Catran

Jack Catran, American aerospace and physiology scientist, writer. Decorated United States Air Force Commendation medal. Member Aviation and Space Writers Association Clubs: Mensa.


  • Catran, Jack was born on January 22, 1918 in New York City. Son of Joseph and Rachel (Ohana) Catran.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy in Experimental Psychology, Sussex College of Technology, England, 1962.


    • Consultant human factors, man-machine systems, life support, behavioral science Apollo Space Program Hughes North America, California, from 1941. Consultant Hughes Aerospace, Culver City, California, 1962-1970.



    Member Aviation and Space Writers Association Clubs: Mensa.


    • Married Gladys Louise Goldfin, April 12, 1945. Children– Diane Lee, Steven Jay, Rachel Ann, Lisa Beth.
    • father: Joseph Catran
    • mother: Rachel (Ohana) Catran
    • spouse: Gladys Louise Goldfin
    • children: Diane Lee Catran
    • Steven Jay Catran
    • Rachel Ann Catran
    • Lisa Beth Catran
    Jack Catran
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    Born January 22, 1918
    Died January 18, 2001
    (aged 82)
    • 1962
      Sussex College Technology