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recently received al contribution to
NASAs Exceptional the Large Area
roject co-ordinated f Oklahoma and Ohio
by NASA. State University.
James L. Dragg, former Norman resident, Service award for his management and technic Crop Inventory Experiment, an inter-agency p
Dragg is a graduate of the University o At NASA, Dragg is responsible for techn the project which uses satellite remote sens production. Results of the 4-year experiment can be used to predict harvests with over 90
show that the space age techniques percent accuracy.
ical and administrative direction ing to monitor world-wide crop
The Exceptional Service medal is grante service characterized by unusual initiative the award November 1 at the annual awards ce
d for significant achievement or or creative ability. Dragg received remony at the Johnson Space Center.
Dragg received his B.A. from the Univer Oklahoma.
sity in 1964. He was raised in Norman,
A 13 year NASA employee, Dragg is chief tion Test Branch of Earth Observations Divis
of the Applications System Verica- ion at the Johnson Space Center in
Houston. As a manager of LACIE, he directed resources remote sensing technology.
development and evaluation df Earth