Edgar Cortright

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Edgar Cortright
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Edgar Maurice Cortright

(1923-07-29)July 29, 1923
DiedMay 4, 2014(2014-05-04) (aged 90)
OccupationEngineering and executive positions at NASA and private corporations

Edgar Maurice Cortright (July 29, 1923 – May 4, 2014) was an American scientist and engineer, and senior official at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the United States. His known positions during his career were Director of NASA's Langley Research Center and Chairman of the Apollo 13 Review Board.

He died from a stroke in Palm City, Florida, aged 90.[1][2][3]

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  1. Former Langley Center Director Edgar Cortright Dies NASA Press Release, 2014-05-05.
  2. Edgar M. Cortright Langley Legacies, 2014-05-07.
  3. Obituary: Dr. Edgar Cortright TC Palm, 2014-05-06.

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