Oral History Interview With Charles Dissinger

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Oral History Interview With Charles Dissinger

Description

Charles Dissinger was born and raised in Virginia. As a small child, Charles's father would drive him over to the Langley Research Center in Virginia, and he was always engaged with the space program. Charles remembers watching every space launch on tv with his dad as a kid. Being inspired by space, he decided to go to The University of Virginia to get his bachelor's degree in Biology. Then, after graduating, he taught high school for 4 years. After this, he went back to graduate school at West Virginia University to get his master's degree in Biology/Biochemistry. His second career after teaching, was doing Biochemical research for 19 years. Charles's wife later on received a job offer at The Marshall Space Flight Center in Hunstville, AL to join the Information Technology Organization there. She took this job, and they moved to Huntsville. Charles was then soon after hired in 1994 at NASA. His first project there included finding the requirements for the NASA Standard 3000 design. This project was called "The Launch Deployment Assembly" which was a system to deliver the robotic arm to the space station. Another program Charles was involved in was the Propulsion Module.

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2018-09-21

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

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Dissinger, Charles and Stokes, Jack, “Oral History Interview With Charles Dissinger,” The UAH Archives and Special Collections, accessed November 26, 2022, http://libarchstor2.uah.edu/digitalcollections/items/show/9459.

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