Charles Falkenberg, age 45 of University Park, MD, died September 11, 2001 in AA Flight 77 that crashed into the Pentagon. He, his wife, Leslie Whittington and daughters, Zoe, age 8 and Dana, age 3 were traveling to Australia.
He was the lead software engineer for ECOlogic Corp. in Herndon. For the last six years, he had worked on developing "scientific data delivery systems" for oceanographers, ecosystem scientists and space scientists, according to his biography on the Internet.
He had worked in Alaska developing a software system for researchers evaluating the long-term effects of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. When he died, he was at work on a project for NASA.
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