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Engines and innovation : Lewis laboratory and American propulsion technology

Author: Virginia P Dawson; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Division.
Publisher: Washington, DC : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Management, Scientific and Technical Information Division : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1991.
Series: NASA SP (Series), 4306.; NASA history series.
Edition/Format:   Book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dawson, Virginia P. (Virginia Parker).
Engines and innovation.
Washington, DC : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Management, Scientific and Technical Information Division : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S.G.P.O., 1991
(OCoLC)651859777
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia P Dawson; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Division.
ISBN: 0160307422 9780160307423
OCLC Number: 22665627
Notes: Shipping list no.: 1991-0449-P.
Description: x, 276 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Aircraft engines for war --
Trouble-shooting: the wartime mission --
Jet propulsion: too little, too late --
Testing their mettle --
New educational demands --
Operations research --
Pushing innovation and industry resistance --
Seizing the space initiative --
The Apollo era: opportunities and dashed hopes --
Down-to-Earth problems --
Essay on sources --
Appendices --
Land acquisitions and name changes --
Facilities (1942-1987) --
Management structure --
Budget (1944-1977) --
Lewis Research Center personnel (1941-1983).
Series Title: NASA SP (Series), 4306.; NASA history series.
Other Titles: Lewis laboratory and American propulsion technology
Responsibility: Virginia P. Dawson.

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