Dan Alderson

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(October 31, 1941 -- 1988)

Dan Alderson was an LA fan and member of LASFS. He worked at JPL and wrote navigation software for the Voyager spacecraft. He was was an Official Editor of the comic book APA CAPA-alpha and a member of TAPS. The character "Dan Forrester" in Niven and Pournelle's Lucifer's Hammer was modeled on him.

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