Donald J. Campbell served as Center Director for almost 10 years and ushered in the center's name change from NASA Lewis to NASA Glenn at Lewis Field in April 1999.
This is the seventh in a series of articles spotlighting NASA Glenn's center directors.
Dr. John M. Klineberg, deputy director (1979–1985) and then acting director (1986), helped strategize and implement institutional improvements to maintain our excellence in aeronautics.
Andrew Stofan, Center Director for NASA's Lewis Research Center (now NASA Glenn) from 1982-1986, helped the center gain greater visibility and respect within NASA.
Former center director John F. McCarthy appreciated the talent working for NASA's Lewis Research Center (now Glenn) and considered the center an example of the nation's best and brightest.
Bruce Lundin was responsible for an experimental wind turbine built in the 1970's. He was center director from 1969 to 1977.
Bob Graham remembers recruiting Neil Armstrong for his first NASA job.
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NASA's early spaceflight director knew the answer to this question. He named two of the agency's most celebrated programs -- Mercury and Apollo.
NASA Glenn's Altitude Wind Tunnel (AWT) is being demolished, but its legacy endures.
Glenn's first director, Dr. Sharp, charted the course of the center's early construction and testing.