Like me, this is a work in progress.
A Little History
grew up in
Iron County, Michigan
, member of
graduate school -
University of Wisconsin at Madison
work history - now retired
Orbiting Astronomical Observatory-2 (1970-1977) (
See an OAO-2 photo gallery here
Computer Sciences Corporation (1977-2010)
, which has since split and merged itself out of business.
International Ultraviolet Explorer (1977-1983)
See an IUE photo gallery here
Hubble Space Telescope (1983-2010)
, where I retired from the position of branch chief for Data Processing and Archiving Services.
Here are some photos and stories collected for a celebration of Hubbles 30th anniversary.
wife Gail taught ESOL at the
University of Marland-Baltimore County
Howard Community College
, but has retired. In a previous career, she supported research in poultry science.
son Doug works at
, where he helps identify potential financial supporters
daughter CJ is teaching in the
New York City public schools
while also pursuing her passion in
three terrific grandchildren
family history and old family photos
Walking for exercise
places we've visited
since 2005, plus a few from earlier times.
Presentations about astronomy
for the general public
People Acting Together in Howard (PATH)
Serving in the
Climate Crisis team at the Unitarian Universlist Congregation of Columbia
Participating in the
Christian Applications study group
at Saint John United Church in Columbia, MD
(mysteries, science fiction & history)
and tropical fish
Our pet cat
, and former pets cat
Updated: 13 August 2023, Albert Holm