Robert Alan Smith

 

 

Age: 45

 

Summary: associate professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Iowa who had previously served as a postdoctoral research associate at Goddard Space Flight Center from 1973 to 1975 and was active in national space physics activity through the American Geophysical Union whose research interests ranged from thermonuclear to space or astrophysical plasma physics.

 

 

Cause of Death: Homicide by shooting

 

Born: March 8, 1946

 

Died: November 1, 1991

 

Location: Iowa City, Iowa