*William P. Rogers: Commission chairman. Secretary of state under President Richard M. Nixon (1969-1973) and attorney general during President Dwight D. Eisenhower's second term. Now a practicing attorney and senior partner in the New York law firm of Rogers & Wells.
*Neil A. Armstrong: Commission vice chairman. Former astronaut. Current chairman of the board of Computing Technologies for Aviation Inc., Lebanon, Ohio. Spacecraft commander of 1969 Apollo 11 mission, and first man to walk on the moon.
*David C. Acheson: Former senior vice president and general counsel of the Communications Satellite Corp. Now a partner in the Philadelphia law firm of Drinker Biddle & Reath.
*Dr. Eugene E. Covert: Educator and engineer. Professor and head of the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
*Dr. Richard P. Feynman: Nobel Prize-winning physicist (1965). Professor of theoretical physics at the California Institute of Technology.
*Robert B. Hotz: Former editor-in-chief of Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine. Now a member of the general advisory committee to the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.
*Maj. Gen. Donald J. Kutyna, USAF: Director of Space Systems and Command, Control, Communications. Recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Legion of Merit and nine air medals.
*Dr. Sally K. Ride: Astronaut. First U.S. woman in space. Mission specialist for the June 1983 flight of the space shuttle Challenger.
*Robert W. Rummel: Space expert and aerospace engineer. Former vice president of Trans World Airlines. Recipient of the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal.
*Joseph F. Sutter: Aeronautical engineer. Now executive vice president of the Boeing Commercial Airplane Co. Sutter has worked for Boeing since 1945 and participated in development of three generations of jet aircraft.
*Dr. Arthur B.C. Walker Jr.: Astronomer. Professor of applied physics and former associate dean of the graduate division at Stanford University.
*Dr. Albert D. Wheelon: Physicist, executive vice president of Hughes Aircraft Co. Member of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. Consultant to the President's Science Advisory Council (1961-1974).
*Brig. Gen. Charles Yeager USAF (Ret.): Former experimental test pilot. Member of the National Commission on Space. Yeager was the first person to penetrate the sound barrier and the first to fly at a speed of more than 1,600 mph.
*Dr. Alton G. Keel Jr.: Commission executive director. Associate director for National Security and International Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Former assistant secretary of the Air Force for research, development and logistics.