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Title:
From engineering science to big science : the NACA and NASA Collier Trophy research project winners
Author:
Mack, Pamela Etter.
Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA Office of Policy and Plans, NASA History Office : For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., 1998.
Physical Description:
xxiii, 427 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
General Note:
Shipping list no.: 99-0002-S.
Language:
English
Contents:
Engineering science and the development of the NACA low-drag engine cowling / James R. Hansen -- Lew Rodert, epistemological liaison, and thermal de-icing at Ames / Glenn E. Bugos -- Research in supersonic flight and the breaking of the sound barrier / John D. Anderson, Jr. -- The transonic wind tunnel and the NACA technical culture / Steven T. Corneliussen -- The Whitcomb area rule: NACA aerodynamics research and innovation / Lane E. Wallace -- The X-15 hypersonic flight research program: politics and permutations at NASA / W.D. Kay -- The Collier as commemoration: the Project Mercury astronauts and the Collier Trophy / Jannelle Warren-Findley -- Managing America to the moon: a coalition analysis / W. Henry Lambright -- The human touch: the history of the Skylab program / Donald C. Elder -- LANDSAT and the rise of earth resources monitoring / Pamela E. Mack -- Voyager: the grand tour of big science / Andrew J. Butrica -- The space shuttle's first flight: STS-1 / Henry C. Dethloff -- More favored than the birds: the manned maneuvering unit in space / Anne Millbrooke -- The advanced turboprop project: radical innovation in a conservative environment / Mark D. Bowles and Virginia P. Dawson -- Return to flight: Richard H. Truly and the recovery from the Challenger accident / John M. Logsdon -- The Hubble space telescope servicing mission / Joseph N. Tatarewicz.
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ISBN:
9780160496400
Format :
Book