Mr. John F. Yardley
1925-2001
Mr. John F. Yardley Member
Retired President, McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company, The Boeing Company
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  • 1977
  • Aerospace
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  • 1977
  • Aerospace
Memorial Tribute

BY CHRISTOPHER KRAFT 

JOHN F. YARDLEY was one of many great engineers and scientists who contributed to the success of the U.S. manned spaceflight program, but few had more of an impact than him. He died on June 26, 2001, at the age of 76.

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Election Citation
Contributions to engineering theory and practice and leadership of organizations that pioneered major space programs.