Deaths Elsewhere

Published Jul 15, 2014 at 12:34AM

Deaths of note from around the world:

Frederick Ordway III, 87: Former top official at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration whose expertise in science fiction and real space exploration helped shape the groundbreaking imagery and feel of the film “2001: A Space Odyssey.” Died July 1 in Huntsville, Alabama.

Lorin Maazel, 84: A former child prodigy who went on to become the music director of the New York Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Vienna State Opera and several other ensembles and companies around the world, and who was known for his incisive and sometimes extreme interpretations. Died Sunday in Castleton, Virginia.

— From wire reports