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Rocco A. Petrone

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PETRONE, Rocco A. Born in Amsterdam, New York on March 31, 1926. He passed away August 24, 2006 at home in Palos Verdes Estates, California. He graduated from West Point in 1946 serving in the Army. He joined NASA in 1960 where he worked in the Apollo program. Later in his career he was with Rockwell's Space Transportation Division.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, four children and one son-in-law.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Aug. 29, 2006
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