Charles J. Robinove
The EROS, or Earth Resources Observation Satellite, Program was formally established by Secretarial Order in 1967. Under the EROS Program, Chuck became the Associate Program Manager. In this position, Charles J. Robinove participated in international remote sensing workshops, facilitated remote sensing research, and coordinated program development. He witnessed his years of hard work and diligence when ERTS-A (Landsat 1) was launched on July 23, 1972.