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Arthur Wagner Bowman, American Research company executive. Avocations: wilderness camping, woodcarving, writing non-fiction. M C. Recipient Voyager Achievement award National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1980, Magellan Achievement award National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1989.


Bowman, Arthur Wagner was born on August 18, 1938 in San Diego, California, United States. Son of Forest Bowman and Rachel Ball (Traylor) McDonald.


ASBA, Allen Hancock College, Santa Maria, California, 1975. Bachelor of Business Administration, University Redlands, 1980.


Instructor, United States Army Security Agency, Fort Devers, Massachusetts, 1961-1964; senior electronic technical, Bendix Field Engineering, Pasadena, California, 1964-1967; telemetry controller, ITT/Federal Electric Corporation, Vandenburg Air Force Base, California, 1967-1974; mission controller, flight director, Jet Propulsion Laboratory-California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1975-1979; senior project engineer, Aerospace Corporation, El Sequndo, California, 1980-1983; flight director, Hughes Aircraft Company, El Segundo, 1983-1984; senior staff engineer, Martin Marietta Astrountics, Denver, 1984-1990; executive director, Colorado Institute Risk Analysis, Littleton, since 1990. Consultant Hughes Aircraft, El Segundo, 1984, A.W. Bowman & Associations, Ventura, California, 1983-1984.


  • Avocations: wilderness camping, woodcarving, writing non-fiction.


  • Other Work

    • Author: A Guide to Risk, 1991, Risk Management, 1991. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Active loaned executive program United Way, Denver, 1989. Fellow British Interplanetary Society. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (section chairman 1973-1974, outstanding leadership award 1974), Society Risk Analysis, American Management Association.


  • Other Interests

    Wilderness camping, woodcarving, writing non-fiction.


Married Jaquelyn Sue Kelly, December 13, 1961. Children: Dona Marie Bowman Mayes, R. Steven, Michelle R.

Forest Bowman McDonald

Rachel Ball (Traylor) McDonald

Jaquelyn Sue Kelly

Michelle R. Bowman

R. Steven Bowman

Dona Marie Bowman Mayes Bowman