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Aeronautical engineer

Robert James Gatenbee, American aeronautical engineer. Member American Institute Astronautics and Aeronautics, American Rocket Society (president 1959-1960), Society Space Freefloaters, Admirals Club, National Model Railroad Association.

Background

Gatenbee, Robert James was born on November 9, 1937 in Louisville. Son of Robert James and Mary Elizabeth (Robbins) Gatenbee.

Education

Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering, University Louisville, 1961. Master in Mechanical Engineering, University Louisville, 1974.

Career

General engineer, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, 1960-1975. Deputy director Multinational Programs, 1975-1982. Assistant division chief Brussels, 1982-1983.

Technical advisor, 1983-1985. Supervisor, manager aquisition F-16 SPO, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, 1985-1988, special assistant to director logistics, 1988. Chief configuration management division Special Projects Office, since 1988.

Membership

Member American Institute Astronautics and Aeronautics, American Rocket Society (president 1959-1960), Society Space Freefloaters, Admirals Club, National Model Railroad Association.

Connections

Married Sara Frances Hart, October 19, 1968. Elizabeth Kathryn, Robert Andrews.

father:
Robert James Gatenbee

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Robbins) Gatenbee

spouse:
Sara Frances Hart