Hugh L. Dryden's Career in Aviation and Space. Monograph in Aerospace History, No. 5, 1996

Hugh L. Dryden's Career in Aviation and Space. Monograph in Aerospace History, No. 5, 1996

by Michael H. Gorn, NASA History Division
     
 

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First published in 1996 as volume 5 in the NASA "Monograph in Aerospace History" series. This study contains photographs and illustrations.

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First published in 1996 as volume 5 in the NASA "Monograph in Aerospace History" series. This study contains photographs and illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780393209
Publisher:
Books Express Publishing
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.31(d)

Meet the Author

Michael H. Gorn is an author and historian specializing in aeronautics and spaceflight. He holds a doctorate in U.S. history from the University of Southern California. Gorn has published eight books, including the critically acclaimed NASA: The Complete Illustrated History (Merrell Publishers, 2005, second edition, 2008) and Expanding the Envelope: Flight Research at NACA and NASA (The University Press of Kentucky, 2001). A federal historian for nearly thirty years, Gorn began his career with the Department of the Air Force in Washington, D.C. He held a variety of staff and management positions, culminating in Deputy Chief Historian of the U.S. Air Force. He also served as the first historian of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Finally, Gorn worked for NASA as the Chief Historian of the Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California. Gorn is the recipient of the Gardner-Lasser Aerospace History Literature Award for Expanding the Envelope, presented by the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics. He has also received the Alfred V. Verville Fellowship from the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Gorn is presently a Research Associate at NASM and is at work on a major aerospace biography.

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