The book documents Glenn's many research specialties over those 75 years. Among them are early jet engines and rockets; flight safety and fuel efficiency tested in premier icing and wind tunnels; liquid hydrogen fuel which, despite skeptics like aerospace engineer Werner von Braun, helped the U.S. win the race to the moon; and electric propulsion, considered key to future space flight.
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Audience: Space enthusiasts, aviation personnel, aerospace engineers, and inventors may be interested in this comprehensive and milestone volume.
Keywords: U.S. National Aeronautical and Space Administration, NASA, nasa, john glenn, astronaut, space exploration, space engineering, space flight, aviation, aviation safety, flight safety, fuel efficiency, John Glenn accomplishments, scientists, science researches, science research, wind tunnels, liquid hydrogen, science research development, 1941-2016, advancements in science, science innovations
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- 2016: 419 p.; ill.
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- NASA SP 2016 627Celebrating 75 Years of the John H. Glenn Research CenterGlenn, John H.National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationJohn H. Glenn Research Center
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