Eilene Galloway

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Eilene Galloway (May 4, 1906 – May 2, 2009) was an American researcher and editor. She was often called "The Grand Dame of Space"[1] and described as "an influential force in the development and analysis of domestic and international space law and policy".[2]


Galloway was born in Kansas City, Missouri. Her work with the Congressional Research Service in the Library of Congress began in 1941.[1] Galloway worked for several decades on the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, and was editor of Space Law Senate Symposium[1][3] She played a part in the creation of the Agency for the American Space Explorative (see also:National Aeronautics and Space Act) and as a founding member of the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) (see also: the International Institute of Space Law and Space law).[1] Her son, J. F. Galloway, is a retired professor of political science.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e Billings, Linda (2009-05-04). "Eilene Galloway, the Woman Who Helped Create NASA, Dies at Age 102". NASA. Retrieved 2016-11-28. 
  2. ^ May 15, 2006 [U.S] Rep. Bart Gordon (D-TN), chairman of the House Science and Technology Committee from Linda Billings [12:12(UTC)]
  3. ^ Worldcat

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