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Table Of Contents

Flying High with Feet on the Ground
A Call for Nationalization
Low-Pressure System
Producing Results
Barometer of the Future
Pulling Ahead
NACA’s Panel of Experts
Congressional Authorization
Te Designers
Propulsion Systems Laboratory Rising•
Executing the Plans
Assembling the Crew
Endnotes for Chapter 2
Making Research a Reality
Endnotes for Chapter 3
Te Nuclear Navaho
Navaho’s 48-Inch-Diameter Powerplants
Bob Walker
Getting the Damn Engine to Ignite
Taking Advantage of the Opportunity
Self-Immolation
Coda
Defense Missiles
Howard Wine
Testing the Turbojets
General Electric 1950s Successes
Ill-Fated Avro Project
Endnotes for Chapter 4
Cleveland Rockets
Transformation
Hypersonic Heating
John Kobak
Neal Wingenfeld
Homemade Rockets
Star of the Rocket Engine Era
Te RL-10 Gets Worked Over
Sitting on Top of All Tat Hydrogen
Rocket Division Arrives
Primitive Propulsion
End of an Era
Endnotes for Chapter 5
Airbreathing Research Personnel
Supersonic Calibration
Artificial Distortion
Treatments
Slower, Better, Cheaper
Te Compass Cope
Hazards Exposed
Endnotes for Chapter 6
Another Giant Emerges
Flutter
Full-Scale Engine Programs
Pratt & Whitney F100
J85-21
Highly Maneuverable Aircraft Technology
Remote Control
Multivariable Control
Complete Control
Glory Days
Endnotes for Chapter 7
Te Long Winter
Demolition Decision
Pulling PSL Down
Historical Mitigation
PSL Legacy
Endnotes for Chapter 8
Reference Works, NASA SP–4000 Series:
Management Histories, NASA SP–4100 Series
Project Histories, NASA SP–4200 Series
Center Histories, NASA SP–4300 Series
General Histories, NASA SP–4400 Series
Monographs in Aerospace History, SP–4500 Series
Electronic Media, SP–4600 Series
Conference Proceedings, SP–4700 Series
Societal Impact, SP–4800 Series
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Pursuit of Power NASA’s Propulsion Systems Laboratory No. 1 and 2 By Robert S. Arrighi

Pursuit of Power NASA’s Propulsion Systems Laboratory No. 1 and 2 By Robert S. Arrighi

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Pursuit of Power
NASA’s Propulsion Systems Laboratory No. 1 and 2
By Robert S. Arrighi
History of NASA propulsion research.
Pursuit of Power
NASA’s Propulsion Systems Laboratory No. 1 and 2
By Robert S. Arrighi
History of NASA propulsion research.

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