Editor's 16 Feb note: I have just learned that Tom Rogers has died.
Thomas F. Rogers, 85 - Defense Official Became Space Tourism Booster, Washington Post
"Thomas F. Rogers, 85, a physicist and former Defense Department deputy director who, in retirement, became a prominent advocate for outer-space tourism, died Feb. 13 of kidney failure at the Vantage House nursing home in Columbia. Mr. Rogers spent much of his early career as a research administrator at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and as deputy director of defense research and engineering at the Pentagon."
Editor's note: Memorial services are being held Saturday - Feb. 21 at 1 P.M. at the Vantage House 5440 Vantage Point Road, Columbia, MD 21044.