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George Adcock

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About Me

George Adcock worked in the Apollo program for a number of years. At Marshall Spaceflight Center (MSC) in Huntsville, AL, he wrote Launch Procedures manuals for the Saturn I launch vehicle. He also worked with the Future Studies Branch, with which he wrote the original design report for the Lunar Roving Vehicle.

Later, at the Launch Operations Center (LOC) at Cape Canaveral, he wrote reports on the Crawler/Transporter for the Saturn V. He also worked on the Atlas/Centaur launch vehicle and the Surveyor lunar lander project.

Prior to his Apollo work, he was involved in the Air Force’s Discoverer program. This was, at the time, a Top Secret project that orbited a camera over the Soviet Union, and recovered the reentry capsule, with the film, in mid-air.


My Awards & Certifications

Financial Writing Award--International Association of Financial Planners


My Experience

Editorial Background:

Editor: Pension World; The Financial Planner.

Business Writer: Atlanta Constitution

Bureau Reporter: Fairchild Publications

Major Freelance Credits:

International Commerce & TransportationFinancial

WorldWide Shipping MoneyLetter

ExportTodayPension Management

Foreign Trade Magazine Financial Planning

Southern Shipper Southeast Real Estate

International Freighting Weekly Vector

Southern Motor Cargo National Real Estate

Investor

RetailTechnology

Produce News Internet Security News

Floor Covering Weekly Electronic News

Office World News Metalworking News

Men's WearNewspaper Technology

Supermarket News Financial Technology

Home Furnishings Daily Computer Currents

Daily News Record TechLinks

Shopping Center World Healthcare CIO Report

General BusinessGeneral

Career Pilot Atlanta Magazine

Sky Magazine Accent

Business Atlanta Security & Safety

Metro Realtor ED Management

South Magazine Industrial Development

Columns:

Taxing Matters Fed Watch

Georgia Notes Net Worth

Plan Notes Tangibles

Appreciating Your Dollar Transportation Trends

Personal Finance Wholesaling

Major Book credits:

How to Build and Tax- National Institute of Business Management

Proof Your Estate

Planning for Profitable Hume Publishing, Inc.

Retirement

Financial Planning Hume Publishing, Inc.

After You Retire

International Site Conway Publishing, Inc.

Selection Handbook (Editor)

How to Save 50% Rodale Press On Everything (contributor)

Special Projects:

Web content development, PR release and newsletter writing and editing for Albany Door Systems.

Special Reports for Accounts Payable Network including Fraud, Enterprise Resource

Planning, Interactive Voice and Web Response systems.

Port of Los Angeles Annual Report ('93, '94)

WHITE PAPERS:

The Efficacy of Lump Sum Distributions for Pension Plans

Tangible Investments for Pension Plans


SURVEY & REPORT:

Marketability of a Publication for Healthcare Environmental Services

OTHER:

Funk & Wagnall’s: Articles for Encyclopedia

Centers for Disease Control (CDC): Briefing papers on various diseases.


My Latest Articles

  • The Solar Flare Cycle

    Magnetic storms continuously course through the sun’s photosphere. Sometimes, the magnetic lines of force shear and cross each other. When they do, a solar flare is propelled into space. If the flare heads to Earth, communications can be disrupted...
    Published on  March 14, 2012 to Space

  • Solar Storms Can Cause Severe Damage on Earth

    The Sun gives warmth, light, life. But within its boiling cauldron storms rage, and sometimes these storms expel massive plasma and radiation storms at Earth. These solar storms from space can play havoc with our lives.
    Published on  January 24, 2012 to Space

  • Do You Have a Galaxy of Knowledge About Galaxies?

    There are more galaxies in the Universe than there are stars in our Milky Way. And, they come in all shapes and sizes. What do you know about the billions of galaxies in the Universe?
    Published on  November 24, 2011 to Space

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