Dr. Fred Horz is the head of the hypervelocity
gun facility at NASA JSC. He received his B. S.
and Ph. D. from University of Tubingen in 1961
and 1965 respectively. He is an expert on hypervelocity
impact and its effects on both targets and projectiles.
He was a PI of Apollo sample analysis. Dr. Horz
manages the JSC Experiment Impact Laboratory since
1972 and has been a PI on a micrometeoroid collection
experiment on LDEF. He was the Project Scientist
on the Cosmic Dust Collection Facility, chosen
as an attached payload for the Freedom Space Station.
Dr. Horz has commendation from the American Geologic
Society, and has received, at JSC, NASA Outstanding
Performance awards, Certificates of Commendations
and Sustained Superior Performance awards.
November 26, 2003