D. Brainerd Holmes
1921 – 2013
Who was D. Brainerd Holmes?
Dyer Brainerd Holmes, known professionally as D. Brainerd Holmes, was an American engineer and business executive. He was perhaps best known for directing NASA's manned spaceflight program from 1961 to 1963, when John Glenn made the pivotal first US orbital spaceflight, but Holmes was also the president of international defense contractor Raytheon. He retired from that post in 1986.
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- May 24, 1921
- United States of America
- Jan 11, 2013
on July 23, 2013
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