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From engineering science to big science : the NACA and NASA Collier Trophy research project winners

Author: Pamela Etter Mack; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. History Office.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA Office of Policy and Plans, NASA History Office, 1998.
Series: NASA SP (Series), 4219.; NASA history series.
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Genre/Form: History
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From engineering science to big science.
Washington, D.C. : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA Office of Policy and Plans, NASA History Office, 1998
(OCoLC)760147052
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Etter Mack; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. History Office.
ISBN: 0160496403 9780160496400
OCLC Number: 37451762
Notes: Shipping list no.: 1999-0002-S.
Description: xxiii, 427 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
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.
Series Title: NASA SP (Series), 4219.; NASA history series.
Other Titles: NACA and NASA Collier Trophy research project winners
Responsibility: edited by Pamela E. Mack.

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