Alan M. Lovelace

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Alan M. Lovelace
Alan Lovelace, official NASA photo portrait.jpg
Born(1929-09-04)September 4, 1929
DiedApril 18, 2018(2018-04-18) (aged 88)
Alma materUniversity of Florida in Gainesville
Scientific career
FieldsOrganic Chemistry
InstitutionsNASA

Alan Mathieson Lovelace (September 4, 1929 – April 18, 2018) was an American civil servant. He was the Deputy Administrator of NASA from July 2, 1976 to July 10, 1981.[1]

Biography[change | change source]

Lovelace was born in St. Petersburg, Florida. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Florida in Gainesville in 1951. He received a Master of Science in Organic Chemistry in 1952. He became a Doctor of Philosophy in 1954, also in Organic Chemistry.[1]

Lovelace died on April 18, 2018 in Melbourne, Florida at the age of 88.[2]

Awards[change | change source]

In June 1981, Lovelace was presented with the Presidential Citizens Medal by President Ronald Reagan.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Alan M. Lovelace". NASA. Archived from the original on 26 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-04.
  2. "Alan Lovelace (1929-2018)". Legacy.com.

Other websites[change | change source]

NASA - Goddard News Archived 2011-07-21 at the Wayback Machine