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Amrom Harry Katz

Amrom Harry Katz (August 15, 1915 – February 10, 1997) was an American physicist who specialized in aerial reconnaissance.

Katz developed methods for aerial reconnaissance supported by space satellites. His work was used by military intelligence, and for locating disaster victims.[1]

Between 1954 and 1969 he worked for the RAND corporation in Santa Monica, California.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Katz, Amron Harry." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2009. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 18 Apr. 2009 <>.
  2. ^ NASA History Division. "Biographies of Aerospace Officials and Policymakers, K-N". Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  3. ^ "The Research and Development (RAND) Corporation Interviews". Record Unit 9536. Smithsonian Institution Archives. Retrieved 9 March 2012.