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

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA Office of Policy and Plans, NASA History Office, 1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Federal Documents Online  NAS 1.21:4219    ---  Available
Description xxiii, 427 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series NASA SP ; 4219
The NASA history series
Form Also available via the NASA History Office web site.
Bibliography 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.
Subject Aeronautics -- Research -- United States -- History.
Aerospace engineering -- United States -- History.
Airplanes -- United States -- Design and construction -- History.
Collier Trophy.
Added Author Mack, Pamela Etter.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. History Office.
Added Title NACA and NASA Collier Trophy research project winners
ISBN 0160496403
Gpo Item No. 0830-I (online)
Sudoc No. NAS 1.21:4219

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