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Maxwell W. Hunter

Maxwell W. Hunter II, a visionary rocketeer, consummate aerodynamicist, project manager and policy advisor for five decades, steadfastly contributed to the nation's rocket programs and the future of space transportation.

ABOUT THIS WEBSITE

This website supports the Maxwell W. Hunter Foundation mission through following the extraordinary journey of Max Hunter along with the process of organizing and eventually providing public access to many of Max’s extensive files. This library includes, in addition to the dozens of technical publications he authored, thousands of notes, memos and correspondence, media and government reports, speeches and presentations, event coverage, family records,photos, videos, art and memorabilia.

"A TRUE VISIONARY"

President Kennedy asked the Council to make suggestions for a speech he was going to give at Rice University in Houston in September, 1962. It was Max who proposed the term "spacefaring nation." The proposal filtered its way up to the President, who liked it, and inserted into the ringing speech "We choose to go the Moon in this decade..."

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JULY 11 2016: NASA ISSUES NEW FIVE-YEAR CONTRACT FOR HUBBLE TELESCOPE OPERATION

NASA began constructing Hubble in 1979 for what was planned as a 15-year mission. But several visits by shuttle astronauts to fix problems and install updates prolonged its life beyond that, and Hubble is still working so well that NASA just extended its operation for another five years.

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The mission of the Maxwell W. Hunter Foundation is to support secondary-level aeronautical engineering curriculum in the United States while inspiring America's youth to consider careers in aeronautical engineering.

The Foundation also provides insight into America's golden age of space exploration by following the five-decade journey of legendary aerodynamicist and space visionary Max Hunter.

Phone: 818.380.3058

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