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Gerald D. Griffin

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BIOL 230 - Module 12 - Video 1 of 3

 

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Gerry Griffin on what Apollo mission memories stand out

 

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Gerry Griffin: Where Will Your Aggie Ring Take You?

 

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Apollo Mission Control Flight Director Gerry Griffin Message to Australia

 

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Gryffin - Tie Me Down (Lyrics) ft. Elley Duhé

Gerald D. "Gerry" Griffin is an American aeronautical engineer and former NASA official, who served as flight director during Apollo program and director of Johnson Space Center, succeeding Chris Kraft in 1982. When Gerry was nine years old his family moved to Fort Worth, Texas. Upon graduation from Texas A&M he was commissioned as an officer in the United States Air Force. He served four years on active duty, first in flight training, then flying as a weapon systems officer in jet fighter-interceptors. In 1960 Gerry left active duty and began his space career as a systems engineer/flight controller at the USAF Satellite Test Center in Sunnyvale, California.
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