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High-speed dreams : NASA and the technopolitics of supersonic transportation, 1945-1999

Author: Erik M Conway
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005.
Series: New series in NASA history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Historians, along with participants in current aerospace research programs, will gain valuable perspective on the interaction of politics and technology.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Conway, Erik M., 1965-
High-speed dreams.
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004017271
(OCoLC)56111657
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erik M Conway
ISBN: 9781421410432 1421410435
OCLC Number: 646530028
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 369 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Constructing the supersonic age --
Technological rivalry and the Cold War --
Engineering the national champion --
Of noise, jumbos, and SSTs --
Of ozone, the Concorde, and SSTs --
The Airbus, the Orient Express, and the renaissance of speed --
Towards a green SST --
Sic transit HSCT.
Series Title: New series in NASA history.
Responsibility: Erik M. Conway.

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