Dr. Rocco A. Petrone
1926-2006
Dr. Rocco A. Petrone Emeritus
Retired Vice President, Systems Safety , Rockwell International Corporation
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  • 1975
  • Aerospace
  • Industrial, Manufacturing & Operational Systems
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  • 1975
  • Aerospace
  • Industrial, Manufacturing & Operational Systems
Memorial Tribute

BY WILLIAM R. LUCAS

ROCCO A. PETRONE, a pioneer in rocketry and space flight, died on August 24, 2006, at his home in Palos Verdes Estates, California. From humble beginnings, and with an uncommon intellect and unexcelled work ethic, he became one ...

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Election Citation
Pioneering accomplishments in the design, development, and implementation of space launching capabilities for the Apollo program.