Administrator of NASA/National Aeronautics and Space Administration who gained the approval of the Nixon Administration on January 5, 1972, to develop the Space Shuttle as the follow-on human space flight effort of the agency
Austrian-born American theoretical chemist. Received the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, together with Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel for 'the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems'
American solar astrophysicist, born 1927. Developed theory of solar wind in the 1950s. First living person to have NASA name a spacecraft after them, the Parker Solar Probe to the sun, launched in 2018