Camp Evans and Sputnik

History changed on October 4, 1957, when the former Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik I. Besides the bruising to national prestige it started the ‘SPACE RACE’. A part of the race was a push to ‘catch-up’ and exceed the Soviets in the fields of space science...

William B. Gould III

InfoAge Wall of Honor – 2016 Born on March 14, 1902, Bill Gould, grandson of a literate, escaped slave who kept a diary of his Civil War service, achieved his first two-way radio contact at the age of 13. Bill attended Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the third...

An Early Sputnik Diary

From an Early Sputnik Diary of HAROLD A. ZAHL Source: IRE Transactions on Military Electronics, April-July 1960,  Pages 320-322 Summary: Like almost everyone else in the world, personnel of the U. S. Army Signal Research and Development Laboratory (USASRDL), Fort...