High-speed dreams; NASA and the technopolitics of supersonic transportation, 1945-1999.080188067X
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Conway, Erik M.
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New series in NASA history
The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), civilian agency of the U.S. federal government with the mission of conducting research and developing operational programs in the areas of space exploration, artificial satellites (see satellite, artificial), contracted with Conway, historian at its Langley Research Center Langley Research Center (LaRC) Oldest of NASA's field centers, LaRC is located in Hampton, Virginia and directly borders Poquoson, Virginia and Langley Air Force Base. LaRC focuses primarily on aeronautical research, though the Lunar Lander was flight-tested at this facility and a , to write the history of the agency's attempts to design and build an airliner capable of flying faster than the speed of sound, from the late 1950s until the most recent program was canceled in 1998. He reveals how national politics and business interests interact in high technology.
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