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Frederick I. Ordway III
|Died||July 1, 2014
|Known for||Space advocacy, Technical consultant to 2001: A Space Odyssey|
|Spouse(s)||Maria Victoria Ordway (1950-2012)|
|Institutions||-1960 Army Ballistic Missile Agency
1960-1963 Marshall Space Flight Center space systems information
University of Alabama in Huntsville professor
As scientific consultant, he was part of the production team of 2001: A Space Odyssey.
At the time of his death he was the longest-serving member of the American Rocket Society which he joined in 1939. Ordway served as a member of the faculty at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) from 1970 to 1973, and he was awarded an honorary doctorate by UAH in 1992.
Ordway died in Huntsville, Alabama, aged 87.
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