Charles D. Walker

American astronaut Charles D. Walker

Charles David "Charlie" Walker is an American engineer who flew on three Space Shuttle missions in 1984 and 1985 as a Payload Specialist for the McDonnell Douglas Corporation. He was the first non-government person to fly in space.
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The man with a plan
Chicago Times - over 4 years
Daniel Burnham conspicuously absent from most coverage of the 1909 unveiling Many men and women helped raise Chicago out of the ashes of the Great Fire of 1871 and transform it into the major city it would become in the 20th century, people such as Marshall Field, Charles Wacker, Aaron Montgomery Ward, Potter Palmer, Jane Addams and the Mayors Carter Harrison (father and son). And it is only fitting, in a city renowned for its skyline, that an architect would rival those giants of their day for his lasting fame and enduring legacy.     
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Rev. Charles Walker helped bring changes to divinity school - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Google News - over 6 years
Charles Walker — a pastor, concert pianist, composer and humanitarian who as a student led a protest that resulted in the addition of more black faculty members at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School — has died. He passed away on Sunday in
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The Weekend List: Fes2Val, Rebirth Brass Band, Girl Talk, Greek fun and a ... - MLive.com
Google News - over 6 years
Friday -- The Charles Walker Band, a Milwaukee R&B/funk/soul/blues group, makes a stop at Billy's Lounge, 1437 Wealthy St. SE, at 8 pm Friday. Admission is $5. (Blue Molly plays Billy's on Saturday, $5). Friday-Sunday – The Yassou!
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Rev. Dr. Charles Walker,composer wrote 'Requiem for Brother Martin', passes away - Examiner.com
Google News - over 6 years
Dr. Charles Walker passed away Sunday, August 21 in Philadelphia. Dr. Walker was a relative of Mahalia Jackson and one of the early musician leaders at Rev. Dr. Clay Evans' Fellowship MB Church in Chicago. He served as pastor of Philadelphia's
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STUDENT NEWS - phillyBurbs.com
Google News - over 6 years
... Charlese Martin, Ciara Phillips-Darby, Sicily Samuel, Nia Smith, Charles Walker, Kwabena Bonna, Victoria Bostick, Talia Hawkins, Jordan Shackleford, Jordan McGriff, Yvonne Olayemi, Victoria Pierce, Reinardus Chindian, Lisa Karngbaye, Andrew Snow
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Arena football: Former Marshall standout signs with Florida Tarpons - Naples Daily News
Google News - over 6 years
By Naples Daily News staff report Former Marshall wide receiver Charles Walker has signed with the Florida Tarpons, the arena football team announced Thursday. Walker played two seasons with the Thundering Herd, starting 25 games and recording 59
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Voters Question Tea Party-Backed Lawmaker Following Debt Deal - San Francisco Chronicle
Google News - over 6 years
Charles Walker, a retiree from Haugen, Wisconsin, said his investments lost about $30000 in value in the Aug. 8 drop. He said he's prepared to vote against Duffy and other office- holders next year because they're not doing enough to address the budget
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Tankers still to reach peak form for SEAG - Philippine Star
Google News - over 6 years
The Filipinos, including Jasmine Alkhadi, Jessie Lacuna and Charles Walker, failed to even match their best times and finished below the standings, but Joseph said it's not the true measure of their status. “For this time of the season, the swimmers
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Making grave mistakes - Corpus Christi Caller Times
Google News - over 6 years
Charles Walker, of Corpus Christi, knew he had problems with the Social Security office. He just didn't know it was because he was dead, according to their records. "It really didn't dawn on me," he said. "All these years that I've been fighting for
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BIRTHS - The Daily Advertiser
Google News - over 6 years
Mrs. Marks is the former Carla Lanclos. A son, Brylan Eric James Richard, born April 4 to Tina Mitchell and Junius Richard Jr. of Lafayette. A daughter, Kynda Monae' Walker, born April 5 to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Walker Jr. of Lafayette
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Snapping Shoals annual meeting set for July 21 - Newton Citizen
Google News - over 6 years
Registration begins at 10 am and closes at 1:15 pm, with the business portion of the meeting getting under way at 1:30 pm Members will gather under the shelter at Charles Walker Arena where new board members will be confirmed and the popular door prize
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City Grill's specter lingers in aftermath of Falls melee - Buffalo News
Google News - over 6 years
The theater owner said he was duped by party promoter Charles Walker Jr., son of City Councilman Charles A. Walker. He rented out the space to the younger Walker, who Hutchins said acted as a frontman for his cousin, Tyree Walker
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Councilman's son alleged party promoter - WIVB
Google News - over 6 years
"The Niagara Gazette" reports Charles Walker, Jr., who's the son of a city councilmember, promoted the party at The Rapids Theatre on Saturday. Police believe a feud between rival street gangs escalated into a fight, which erupted in the street near
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MSU Billings Library goes global - Billings Gazette
Google News - over 6 years
Charles Walker, foreground, and Wayne Frerich, of Rich's Flooring, lay carpet in a new study area in the MSU Billings library. Students began using the new area as soon as it was completed last week. A small corner of the Montana State University
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FEMA still assessing damages - Cabot Star Herald
Google News - over 6 years
However, after six weeks of using a wheelbarrow to ferry groceries and other necessities across a makeshift footbridge, the humor escapes Wildwood residents Jill and Charles Walker. The Walkers' home on Wild Plum Cove became isolated when a 40-inch
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    FIFTIES
  • 2005
    Age 56
    Walker retired in 2005 as the Director for NASA Systems Government Relations with the Washington D.C. Operations office of The Boeing Company.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1992
    Age 43
    He was the organizing committee chairman for the 1992 World Space Congress.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1988
    Age 39
    He was a participant in the 1988 Center for Strategic and International Studies civil Space policy study.
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    Walker was Faculty Course Advisor and lecturer for the International Space university 1988 summer session.
  • 1986
    Age 37
    In May 1986, Walker was appointed Special Assistant to the President of McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Company, working in Washington, D.C.
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  • 1982
    Age 33
    He was responsible for training the NASA astronaut crews in the operation of the CFES payload on STS-4, STS-6, STS-7, and STS-8 shuttle flights during 1982 and 1983.
  • 1979
    Age 30
    From 1979 to 1986, he was Chief Test Engineer and Payload Specialist for the McDonnell Douglas EOS commercialization project, having told company management that he was interested in flying in space if possible.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1977
    Age 28
    He joined the McDonnell Douglas Corporation in 1977 as a test engineer on the Aft Propulsion Subsystem for the Space Shuttle orbiters.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1948
    Born
    Born on August 29, 1948.
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