SP-4402 Origins of NASA Names





Helen T. Wells, editor in the NASA History Office from 1962 to 1967, came to NASA Headquarters from two years in the Historical Office of Marshall Space Flight Center, an office which she helped establish. She has also served as editorial information specialist in the Historical Office of the Army Ballistic Missile Agency, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. A graduate of Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia, Mrs. Wells took her B.A. degree in English literature.


Susan H. Whiteley, writer in the NASA History Office 1971-1972, previously was an editorial assistant with the Association for Childhood Education International and an associate editor of the American University literary magazine, the American. The American was voted the best U.S. collegiate magazine in 1968 by the national professional journalism fraternity.


Carrie E. Karegeannes, editor in the NASA History Office since 1968, has been research analyst, writer, and editor for the nonprofit research corporation Analytic Services Inc., the Central Intelligence Agency, and the U.S. Economic Cooperation Administration's European Headquarters. Earlier she was a reporter for United Press Associations and newspaper reporter and editor in South Carolina and Paris, following receipt of her B.A. degree in English and journalism from Baylor University.