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Roger D. Launius

Museum administrator

Roger D. Launius, museum administrator. Fellow: American Astronautical Society (vice president publications).

Education

Bachelor in American History, Graceland College, Lamoni, Iowa. Master of Arts in American History, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. Doctor of Philosophy in American History, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1982.

Career

Civilian staff historian United States Air Force. Chief historian Military Airlift Command, 1987—1990, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1990—2002. Curator, chair division space history Smithsonian Institute National Air and Space Museum, Washington, since 2002.

Part-time faculty McKendree College, Lebanon, Illinois, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, Graceland College, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, Maryland. Served as consultant to the Columbia Accident Investigation Board, 2003. Consultant in field; lecturer in field.

Works

book Space Stations: Base Camps to the Stars book Space Stations: Base Camps to the Stars book Space Stations: Base Camps to the Stars by Roger D. Launius (2009) Hardcover book Space Stations: Base Camps to the Stars Hardcover - March 9, 2009
  • Space Stations: Base Camps to the Stars

    (This new edition of Space Stations: Base Camp to the S...)

  • Space Stations: Base Camps to the Stars

    (Winner of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astro...)

  • Space Stations: Base Camps to the Stars by Roger D. Launius (2009) Hardcover
  • Space Stations: Base Camps to the Stars Hardcover - March 9, 2009
  • All works

Membership

Fellow: American Astronautical Society (vice president publications).