Bob Graham

Robert (Bob) Graham (1950-), space and aeronautical engineer, started his career in 1968 as an apprentice at Hawker Siddeley and studied engineering at Hatfield Polytechnic. During the 1970s he worked on the design of missiles and airborne weapons, contributing particularly to the stress analysis of structures. In 1982 he joined British Aerospace's Space Division at Stevenage, where he was partof the team working on space structures and satellite projects, including the Eurostar series of telecommunications satellites and collaborative programmes with American industry. He remained with the company through the corporate changes that eventually created Astrium, and served in a succession of senior technical management positions until his retirement as Head of UK Sites in 2013.

  • Birth name Robert Graham
  • Born 1950 Perth, UK
  • Occupation Space engineer
  • Disciplines Space Science and Engineering
  • Education Hatfield Polytechnic

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