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

Label
From engineering science to big science : the NACA and NASA Collier Trophy research project winners
Title
From engineering science to big science
Title remainder
the NACA and NASA Collier Trophy research project winners
Statement of responsibility
edited by Pamela E. Mack
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL537
LC item number
.F76 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • NASA SP
  • NASA history series
Series volume
4219
Label
From engineering science to big science : the NACA and NASA Collier Trophy research project winners, edited by Pamela E. Mack
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
37451762
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 427 p.
Isbn
9780160496400
Lccn
97027899
Note
Library's copy 2 (University Archives): Transfer from Dept. of History and Ron Brown, Southwest Texas State University, 2001 (Access. No. 2001-137). Stamped: Property of History Department. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
033-000-01199-7
Label
From engineering science to big science : the NACA and NASA Collier Trophy research project winners, edited by Pamela E. Mack
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
37451762
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 427 p.
Isbn
9780160496400
Lccn
97027899
Note
Library's copy 2 (University Archives): Transfer from Dept. of History and Ron Brown, Southwest Texas State University, 2001 (Access. No. 2001-137). Stamped: Property of History Department. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
033-000-01199-7

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