McMann, Harold J. - Logbook Collection

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    Finding Aid for the Harold J. McMann Logbook Collection, 1961-2002 (#2013-0005)
    (University of Houston-Clear Lake Archives, 2013)
    Harold Joseph McMann Jr. (who went by "Joe") received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1959. He worked as a staff applications engineer at Liquid Carbonic Corporation, a division of General Dynamics, until he joined NASA as an aerospace technologist for the Materials, Life Systems Division, Space Task Group, in 1961. McCann held increasingly responsible positions until he became the manager of the EVA Management Office, EVA and Crew Equipment Office in 1996 at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. he was a member of the EVA Hardware Development Group, EVA Project Office, before leaving NASA in 1996. On leaving NASA, McMann took a position as an engineer at the Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation, a position that he held in 2002. McMann received 15 awards for his work, including the MSC Outstanding Performance Award, Project Mercury; the Victor A. Prather Award; and the JSC Group Achievement Award, Manned Maneuvering Unit Thermal/Vacuum Test Support Team, JSC NITROX Development and Support Team for STS-61. This collection contains McMann’s personal copies of logbooks covering four decades that report the activities of the Crew Systems Division at the Lane-Wells Building (MSC Site 4) at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.