Frank H. Winter


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Frank H. Winter was born in London, England, in 1942, and emigrated to the U.S. at age nine, becoming a U.S. citizen in 1960. From 1964-68 he served in the U.S. Air Force primarily as a military journalist. In 1966 he won the Robert H. Goddard Essay Award sponsored by the National Space Club. He continued his avocation of researching and writing on the history of space flight and rocketry. Upon discharge from the Air Force, Winter continued his education and earned a BA cum laude in history from the University of Maryland.

Winter joined the National Air and Space Museum in 1970, initially as a historical research clerk, and became a historian in 1980. In 1984 he was named curator of rocketry. Winter won two additional Goddard essay awards an
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The First Golden Age of Roc...

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100 Years of Flight: A Chro...

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History Of Rocketry And Ast...

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The Filipinos in America

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