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From engineering science to big science : the NACA and NASA Collier Trophy research project winners / edited by Pamela E. Mack.

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  • ISBN: 0160496403
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 427 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA Office of Policy and Plans, NASA History Office, 1998.

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General Note: Shipping list no.: 1999-0002-S.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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. -- Transonic wind tunnel and the NACA technical culture / Steven T. Corneliussen -- Whitcomb area rule: NACA aerodynamics research and innovation / Lane E. Wallace -- X-15 hypersonic flight research program: politics and permutations at NASA / W.D. Kay -- 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 -- 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 -- Space shuttle's first flight: STS-1 / Henry C. Dethloff -- More favored than the birds: the manned maneuvering unit in space / Anne Millbrooke -- 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 -- Hubble space telescope servicing mission / Joseph N. Tatarewicz.
Additional Physical Form available Note: Also available via Internet from the NASA History Office web site. Address as of 2/7/2003:; current access is available via PURL.
Subject: Aeronautics > Research > United States > History.
Aerospace engineering > United States > History.
Airplanes > United States > Design and construction > History.
Collier Trophy.
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