The NACA and NASA Collier Trophy

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Edited by Pamela E. Mack

The NASA History Series

Table of Contents

The Collier Trophy
Introduction Pamela E. Mack, Editor
Chapter 1 "Engineering Science and the Development of the NACA Low-Drag Engine Cowling," James R. Hansen
Chapter 2 "Lew Rodert, Epistemological Liaison, and Thermal De-Icing at Ames," Glenn E. Bugos
Chapter 3  "Research in Supersonic Flight and the Breaking of the Sound Barrier,"John D. Anderson, Jr.
Chapter 4  "The Transonic Wind Tunnel and the NACA Technical Culture," Steven T. Corneliussen
Chapter 5  "The Whitcomb Area Rule: NAGA Aerodynamics Research and Innovation," Lane E. Wallace
Chapter 6  "The X-15 Hypersonic Flight Research Program: Politics and Permutations at NASA," W.D. Kay
Chapter 7  "The Collier as Commemoration: The Project Mercury Astronauts and the Collier Trophy," Jannelle Warren-Findley
Chapter 8  "Managing America to the Moon: A Coalition Analysis," W. Henry Lambright
Chapter 9  "The Human Touch: The History of the Skylab Program," Donald C. Elder
Chapter 10  "LANDSAT and the Rise of Earth Resources Monitoring," Pamela E. Mack
Chapter 11  "Voyager: The Grand Tour of Big Science," Andrew,J. Butrica
Chapter 12  "The Space Shuttle's First Flight: STS-1," Henry C. Dethloff
Chapter 13  "More Favored than the Birds: The Manned Maneuvering Unit in Space," Anne Millbrooke
Chapter 14  "The Advanced Turboprop Project: Radical Innovation in a Conservative Environment,"
Mark D. Bowles and Virginia P. Dawson
Chapter 15  "Return to Flight: Richard H. Truly and the Recovery from the Challenger Accident," John M. Logsdon
Chapter 16  "The Hubble Space Telescope Servicing Mission," Joseph N. Tatarewicz
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