Paul Dembling, Co-Author of Space Act, Dies at 91
20 May 2011

Paul G. Dembling, co-author of the legislation that founded NASA, died on Monday, May 16, in Florida. He was 91 years old.

As general counsel to NASA's precursor, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), Dembling helped shape the agency's legislative charter, the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958.

Dembling was a longtime member of the IISL.

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