Oral History Interview With Charles Brian Nelson

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Friday__November_17__2017_at_10_45_21_AM_default_182d3f85
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Oral History Interview With Charles Brian Nelson

Description

Charles Brian Nelson was born in 1938 in Memphis, Tennessee. He received his first degree in Industrial Design at Tennessee Tech. After he graduated from college in 1960, he went to work with the Depot Company where his job was making Titanium Dioxide. Charles stayed at this job for about 5 years, and by encouragement from his friends, he moved to Huntsville to work at NASA. He started out working at a test lab where they were responsible for getting the test bird into the test stand to test it. This job also included testing of vibrations, engine fire, and testing every individual part. After this job, Charles moved into the human factors engineering group. He worked for NASA for about 12 years.

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2017-11

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Oral History Collection
University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives and Special Collections

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Citation

Nelson, Charles Brian and Stokes, Jack, “Oral History Interview With Charles Brian Nelson,” The UAH Archives and Special Collections, accessed November 26, 2022, http://libarchstor2.uah.edu/digitalcollections/items/show/9452.

Comments

Russell Nelson

Fantastic interview! I learned a number of things I'd never heard before. One correction -- my father worked for DuPont, not "Depot."

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