Keith Wright

Keith Wright was a systems engineer at Bendix Aerospace responsible for the pre-launch operations of the Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package at Kennedy Space Center from 1968 until 1972. At the end of the Apollo program he returned to Europe to work in Europe’s expanding space program. In 1975 he became Systems Safety Assurance engineer on the European Space Agency (ESA) contribution to the Shuttle program, the Spacelab project, at the European space research and technology center (ESTEC) in the Netherlands. From 1985 until his retirement in 1994, Keith was head of the Safety Assurance Section in the ESA’s Product Assurance and Safety organization.