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Thursday, October 19, 2017
2001

Fred Ordway, Rocket Scientist Who Was Key Adviser On ‘2001’ Film, Dies At 87

By Jill Leovy, Los Angeles Times The pulp science-fiction magazine was left by a maid in his family’s posh upper eastside apartment. Fred Ordway picked it up, and knew from that moment what he would grow up to be. Ordway, 87, who died July 1 in Huntsville, Ala., devoured science-fiction magazines after that — chronicles […]

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