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Pickering, William Hayward

Pronunciation:
/ˈpik(ə)riNG/
(1910–2004), US engineer, born in Australia; director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) at the California Institute of Technology 1954–76. During his directorate the JPL launched the US’s first satellite, Explorer I, in 1958.

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Syllabification: Pick·er·ing, William Hayward

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