Michael D Griffin This prominent aerospace engineer and physicist served from 2005 until 2009 as Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Previously, he had headed Johns Hopkins University’s Space Department. Early life He earned multiple degrees, including a B.A. in physics from Johns Hopkins University; an M.S. in engineering from the […]

Frederick Rentschler American aircraft engine designer, aviation engineer, and founder of Pratt & Whitney Aircraft. Early life As a Captain in the U.S. Army during World War I, he inspected Hispano-Suiza aircraft engines manufactured under French license. Trivia He was awarded the Daniel Guggenheim Medal for American Engineering in 1956. Family of Frederick Rentschler […]