This is a developing story that Bob Williams, a nasa engineer may have passed away. This historic project resulted in the Hubble Deep Field, a landmark image showing in remarkable detail the structure of galaxies in the early universe.  Prior to his work at STScI, he was a Professor of Astronomy at the University of Arizona in Tucson for 18 years and the Director of Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory from 1986 to 1993. Bobby G. Williams (born 1951), Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineer; namesake of asteroid 5642 Bobbywilliams; Sports American football.
He is a strong advocate for science education and has lectured internationally on the discoveries of the Hubble Space Telescope. We have not been able to verify this story and therefore can not say for sure that the above mentioned individual is dead. NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center. Former NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy Capt.
Bob Williams could have been a great asset to the black community but instead discovered crack cocaine . Donald E. Williams, who served as pilot on his first space shuttle flight and commander on his final, died Feb. 23. timothy_strickland, playboyric, MaLi and 6 others dapped this. Robert Williams Lead Aerospace Engineer at NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, Alabama Area Aviation & Aerospace. An interview from 1981 where Bob Williams, a well-educated engineer, details how he became a crack addict, spending $50,000 in a span of nine months. Bob Williams (American football coach), at Livingston State Teachers College, now University of West Alabama, 1952; Bob Williams (coach) (1877–1957), American college football coach
He seemed way too cool to be working there. 10 connections. This Bob dude was a black sheep at NASA. NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center. 10 connections. This is a developing story that Bob Williams, a nasa engineer may have passed away. Remote Veteran Supporter. The Institute, together with Goddard Space Flight Center, operates the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope for NASA. [Total: 38 Average: 3.6 /5] I Like This Unlike 0 Please Login to Vote , A member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, Williams' research specialties cover nebulae, novae, and emission-line spectroscopy and analysis. The leaders of the two teams were awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics for this remarkable discovery.
 In 1996, Williams made the controversial decision to offer Director's Discretionary time on the Hubble Space Telescope to two competing teams using distant supernovae to make an accurate determination of the expansion rate of the universe. Robert Williams (born 1940) is an astronomer who served as the Director of the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) from 1993 to 1998, and the President of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) from 2009 to 2012. The two teams independently found that the expansion of the universe was accelerating due to a previously unknown source of energy. , As the Director of STScI, he decided to devote a substantial fraction of his Director's Discretionary time on the Hubble Space Telescope during 1995 to the study of distant galaxies.
Robert, Rob, Robbie, Bob or Bobby Williams may refer to: Disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term, Sir Robert Williams, 1st Baronet, of Bridehead, Robert Williams (Archdeacon of Carmarthen), Sir Robert Williams, 1st Baronet, of Park, Robert Williams (Grambling State basketball), Bob Williams (Australian rules footballer), Robert Williams (South African cricketer), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Robert_Williams&oldid=979981398, Disambiguation pages with short descriptions, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Rob Williams (1979–2009), partner of business, Bobby G. Williams (born 1951), Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineer; namesake of asteroid, This page was last edited on 23 September 2020, at 22:19. This is a developing story. , Asteroid Day biography of Robert Williams, German Astronomical Society (AG) awards Robert Williams the Karl Schwarzschild Medal, "Astronomer Robert Williams to Discuss his Work with the Hubble Space Telescope on Oct. 22 at UMass Amherst", "When Hubble Stared at Nothing for 100 Hours", "HubbleSite: Image - Robert Williams, Recipient of the 2016 Karl Schwarzschild Medal", 1995: Robert Williams Peers into Deep Space, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Robert_Williams_(astronomer)&oldid=986506752, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 1 November 2020, at 08:35. For his leadership of this project, he was awarded the 1998 Beatrice M. Tinsley Prize, the 1999 NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal  and the 2016 Karl Schwarzschild Medal. 2 years ago.
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Robert Williams Lead Aerospace Engineer at NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, Alabama Area Aviation & Aerospace. Feb 27, 2015 #2. After a 3-billion-mile journey and a decade of space flight, NASA's New Horizons mission became the first to explore the dwarf planet Pluto on Tuesday, passing within 7,800 miles (12,500 kilometers) of the distant and mysterious world.
Robert Williams (born 1940) is an astronomer who served as the Director of the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) from 1993 to 1998, and the President of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) from 2009 to 2012. Joined: Aug 29, 2013 Messages: 55,606 Daps Received: 243,266 Reputation: 16,980