Emeritus
Mr. Robert J. Parks
1922-2011
Mr. Robert J. Parks
Emeritus
Retired Deputy Director, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech
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  • 1973
  • Aerospace
  • Electronics, Communication & Information Systems
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  • 1973
  • Aerospace
  • Electronics, Communication & Information Systems
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  • 1973
  • Aerospace
  • Electronics, Communication & Information Systems
Memorial Tribute

BY JOHN L. MASON

ROBERT J. PARKS, known as Bob, was born in Los Angeles in 1922. He attended California Institute of Technology (Caltech), where he played in the backfield on the freshman football team (including one game in the Rose Bowl, ...

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Election Citation
Contributions in radio-inertial guidance, communications methods, systems engineering, and project management of spacecraft and missiles.
Employment
  • NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech
  • California Institute of Technology Assistant Director, Flt Projects