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Photo of Dr. Fred Horz 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.


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