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Identifier: MSS 29
Overview Roald H. Fryxell was born in Moline, Illinois, to Dr. Fritiof M. Fryxell and Regina Holmen Fryxell. He attended Rock Island High School before entering Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, where he graduated with a degree in geology in 1956. He received his doctorate in geology from the University of Idaho, and became a professor of anthropology at Washington State University. Fryxell was involved in many groundbreaking projects, including examining moon rocks that the Apollo 11 expedition...
Identifier: MSS 382
Overview David McIntyre was an American geologist who worked for the United States Geological Survey for 20 years. His specialty was regional geologic mapping of volcanic rocks. His friend and colleague, Roald H. Fryxell, was a geologist and graduate of Augustana College and the University of Idaho. Fryxell was involved in many groundbreaking projects, including examining moon rocks that the Apollo 11 expedition brought back. He took part in a Seminar of Space Exploration at Augustana College in 1972,...
Identifier: MSS 188
Overview The Seminar on Space Exploration was held at Augustana College 10-12 February 1972. The seminar included talks by Augustana faculty and guest speakers discussing climate change and lunar exploration. Speakers included Neil Armstrong, Dr. James VanAllen, Dr. Roald Fryxell, Dr. Thor Karlstrom, and Dr. Edward J. Olsen. The Seminar on Space Exploration collection, 1972, consists of a photograph album, three copies of a commemorative program, a photograph of Neil Armstrong and audio recordings of...