From Cows to Space With God as My Copilot narrates my early years, mid-early years, work on the farm, milking cows, high school, college, courtship, and university years. In addition, my career as a Mathematician where I utilized the first scientific computers for Flight Testing, and Systems Manager for 37 years, employed at the Premier Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards AB, CA.
I had a front-row seat involved with all the Test and Evaluation of the latest Aircraft prior to production and put into service. My career began with testing Supersonic Aircraft and ended my career managing the Edwards Flight Test Range used for the safe recovery of the Space Shuttle on Rogers Dry Lake Bed. Developed the computer Capability in concert with the “Scientific Modern Computer Age” with the justification, budgeting, approval, acquisition, installation, programming of software, training and operation of the latest computer technology available.