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Interview with Al Hibbs

Author: Albert R Hibbs; Don Blane
Publisher: Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory Archives, 1988.
Series: Jet Propulsion Laboratory Archives Oral History Program.
Edition/Format:   Archival material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hibs describes how he came to JPL, his first assignment to the Research Analysis section and the first computer he used, the Reeves Electronic Analog Computer (REAC.) The majority of the transcript is about Explorer I, but he also describes how JPL got its name, Loki, Surveyor and the NASA/Caltech/Army/JPL relationship, including the orange report.
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Named Person: Al Hibbs; Lee A Dubridge; Jack E Froehlich; John B Medaris; Robert A Millikan; William H Pickering; Eberhardt Rechtin; Homer J Stewart; Holger N Toftoy; James A Van Allen; Wernher Von Braun; James E Webb
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Albert R Hibbs; Don Blane
OCLC Number: 733106411
Notes: A typescript of the original sound recording.
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Event notes: Interview recorded by Don Blane at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory on July 28, 1988.
Description: Transcript: 51 p. 2 sound cassettes (120 min) : analog, mono.
Series Title: Jet Propulsion Laboratory Archives Oral History Program.
Responsibility: by Don Blane.

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Hibs describes how he came to JPL, his first assignment to the Research Analysis section and the first computer he used, the Reeves Electronic Analog Computer (REAC.) The majority of the transcript is about Explorer I, but he also describes how JPL got its name, Loki, Surveyor and the NASA/Caltech/Army/JPL relationship, including the orange report.

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