Innovators in History

Remembering The Savior of Skylab!

May 15, 2014 admin 0

Jack  A. Kinzler (1920 – 2014) saved Skylab – the United States’ $2.5 billion space station – with a parasol in 1973. Imperiled by the loss of a thermal shield, this NASA Technical Services Chief […]

Innovators in History

Remembering Scientist Enrico Fermi

April 10, 2014 admin 0

Enrico Fermi (1901 – 1954) was forced to flee Italy shortly after receiving the Nobel Prize in 1938 for physics. He moved to the U.S., where he built the world’s first nuclear reactor in1942. He […]

Innovators in History

Remembering Madame C. J. Walker

March 19, 2014 admin 0

Sarah Breedlove (1867-1919) known as Madam C. J. Walker, was an American entrepreneur and philanthropist, is regarded as the first female self-made millionaire in America. She built her business model by developing and marketing a […]