Oral History Interview with Physicist and Principal Scientist Dr. David E. Flinchbaugh
Building the Lunar Laser for Apollo 11: I was one of the founders of Orlando Research Corporation which was a laser manufacturer right here in Orlando. And so, we made our mark in history for a little while… I actually built that laser by hand. And wh ... Read more
Oral History Interview with Author and Historic Preservationist Grace Hagedorn
Author and Historic Preservationist, Grace Hagedorn, pictured with her husband, Fred Hagedorn. Grace Hagedorn, a Fulbright Scholar, received her education in the United States and in Austria. She is the author of Sam Stoltz, artist and builder, 1876-1952 ... Read more
Dr. Patz on Computers at the Cape
Working at the Cape you get to do a lot of different kinds of stuff. I remember... an ocean group that was part of the Cape and they said, "You know these capacitors could explode." Of course, they didn't know what they were talking about and so the other ... Read more
Physicist Robert J. Bobber, Sr. Hero of Underwater Sound Lab
Robert Bobber was considered a hero locally and a scientific leader internationally. Bobber was invited to lecture at MIT and a NATO Advanced Study Institute, as well as teaching graduate courses at the University of Central Florida and the University ... Read more
Oral History Interview with Sonar Physicist Vincent Benedetti
Sonar Physicist Vincent Benedetti worked at the naval research lab at the corner of Gatlin and Summerlin Avenue for 35 years. He was the first person in Orlando to own scuba equipment having received his training from the U.S. Navy Seals in Key West in th ... Read more