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OBITUARY: Space Program Leader Lee Solid of Merritt Island Passes Away Feb. 3 at Age 87

Leroy “Lee” D. Solid of Merritt Island, Florida passed on to his new home in eternity on February 3, 2024. After graduating from the South Dakota School of Mines, Lee embarked on a remarkable career in the manned spaceflight program that would send a man to the moon in 1969. He would continue his work as VP-GM of the group at Rocketdyne managing the Space Shuttle Main Engines program. […]

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Missile, Space and Range Pioneers Spring Dinner Will Feature Notable Apollo Program Engineers

The Spring meeting of the Missile, Space and Range Pioneers will honor the 50th anniversary of Apollo with a program called: “Reflections on Apollo: 50 Years since “One Small Step.” This program will feature Lee Solid, Senior Executive of Rockwell’s Florida Operations; John Tribe, Chief Engineer of Launch Support at Kennedy Space Center; and Bob Sieck, Apollo Test Engineer and Space Shuttle Launch Director. […]