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Economist

Otto Walthert, Swiss economist. Achievements include development, construction and testing of small solid fuel rocket motors.

Background

Walthert, Otto was born on July 10, 1937 in Luzern, Switzerland. Son of Otto and Elisabeth (Reichlin) Walthert.

Education

Lic.Oec., University St. Gallen, 1965.

Career

Manager market research and economic studies Viscosuisse AG, Emmenbruecke, Switzerland, 1972-1978. Finance manager Kaiser AG, Ruemlang, Switzerland, 1978-1984. Assistant to general manager Stadtspital Waid Zuerich, Switzerland, since 1984.

Board advisors American Biographical Institute, 1991.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development, construction and testing of small solid fuel rocket motors.

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, The Planetary Society, Hermann Oberth-Gesellschaft e.V. (president Swiss section since 1975), International Astronomical Federation (member committee on application satellites, 1973-1978, committee on space applications 1978-1979, committee on safety in youth rocket experiments, 1977-1979), Schweizerische Arbeitsgemeinschaft fuer Raketentechnik (president 1959-1974, 76—, Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt, National Association of Rocketry, Schweizerischer Foerderkreis fuer Raumfahrt Hermann Oberth-Wernher von Braun (president since 1992, founder).

Connections

Married Sylvia Hinden, November 17, 1973. 1 child, Otto.

father:
Otto Walthert

mother:
Elisabeth (Reichlin) Walthert

spouse:
Sylvia Hinden

child:
Otto Walthert