Mae D. Silbergeld, a technical manager for contractors in the U.S. space program, died Nov. 22 at Bethesda naval hospital of cardiac arrest. She was 66 and had lived in Garrett Park.
Ms. Silbergeld had worked for ST Systems Corp. since 1983 and, for 13 years before that, for Computer Sciences Corp., managing work under contract to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt.
She graduated from the University of Dayton and earned a master's degree from the University of Illinois. She taught physics at Illinois and at North Carolina State University and did research at Stanford University and with the U.S. Public Health Service.