ⓘ Edgar Cortright

Edgar Cortright

ⓘ Edgar Cortright

Edgar Maurice Cortright was an American scientist and engineer, and senior official at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in the United States. His known positions during his career were Director of NASAs Langley Research Center and Chairman of the Apollo 13 Review Board.

He died from a stroke in Palm City, Florida, aged 90.


1. Other websites

  • Spaceflight Revolution: NASA Langley Research Center From Sputnik to Apollo See Chapter 12: The Cortright Synthesis.
  • Exploring Space With A Camera. Compiled and Edited by Edgar M. Cortright, 1968.
  • Oral History Transcript: Edgar M. Cortright Lengthy interview of Cortright.
  • Apollo Expeditions to the Moon Edited by Edgar M. Cortright, 1975.
  • NASA Biographical Data Sheet: Edgar Maurice Cortright