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Edward Alan Miller

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Edward Alan Miller, American executive. Achievements include was responsible for the design, construction, deployment, operation, and recovery of Corona's satellite recovery vehicle (SRV), the first man-made object recovered from Earth's orbit; honored by the Director of the Central Intelligence for his role as a Corona Pioneer in 1995.

Background

Miller, Edward Alan was born on March 5, 1922 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of John Milton and Frances (Riley) Miller.

Education

Biosystems Engineering., University Maryland, 1950. Bachelor of Laws, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Cincinnati, 1958. Juris Doctor, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Cincinnati, 1964.

Career

Manager, general manager General Electric, Cincinnati, 1954-1968. General manager Philco Ford Corporation, Palo Alto, California, 1968-1970. Senior vice president Fairchild Space & Electronics Company, Germantown, Maryland, 1970-1972.

President optical systems division ITEK Corporation, Lexington, Massachusetts, 1973-1975. Assistant secretary research and development Dept Army, Washington, 1975-1977. Member Army Science Board, 1975—1981.

Vice president engineering Sanders Associates, Inc., Nashua, New Hampshire, 1977-1982, senior corporation vice president, president federal systems group, 1982-1984, executive vice president corporation, since 1984.

Achievements

  • Achievements include was responsible for the design, construction, deployment, operation, and recovery of Corona's satellite recovery vehicle (SRV), the first man-made object recovered from Earth's orbit. Honored by the Director of the Central Intelligence for his role as a Corona Pioneer in 1995.

Membership

Member school board City of Greenhills, Ohio, 1958-1960. Served to major United States Army, 1944-1946, 50-53. Southeast Asia; member American Defense Preparedness Association (president Yankee chapter 1982-1984, national director).

Association United States Army Landpower Commission (board directors).

Connections

Married Mary Jane Chase, November 2, 1946. Children– Edward, Ann Elizabeth, Marion, Jane, John.