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1Title:  Historical data: a chronology of American aviation events    
 Creator:  United States Department of the Air Force. 
 Publication:  Dept. of the Air Force, Washington],1955. 
 Call #:  TL515 .U581 1955 
 Extent:  114 pages ; 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Aeronautics -- United States | Astronautics -- United States | Aeronautics, Military -- United States
 
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2Title:  Earthbound astronauts: the builders of Apollo-Saturn    
 Creator:  Lay, Beirne, 1909- 
 Publication:  Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J,[1971] 
 Call #:  TL789.8 U6S25L 
 Extent:  vi, 198 p. ports. 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Project Apollo (U.S.) | Saturn launch vehicles | Astronautics -- United States
 
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3Title:  American space digest    
 Publication:  Schick Safety Razor Co. Division of Eversharp, S.l.],c1963. 
 Notes:  Cover title. 
 Call #:  Pam. Z216 
 Extent:  64 p. : col. ill. ; 15 cm. 
 Subjects:  Astronautics -- United States | Outer space -- Exploration -- United States
 
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4Title:  Astronautical and aeronautical events of 1962: report of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to the Committee on Science and Astronautics, U.S. House of Representatives, Eighty-eighth Congress, first session    
 Creator:  United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 
 United States Congress House.(88th, 1st session : 1963).
 United States Congress. House. Committee on Science and Astronautics.
 Publication:  United States Government Printing Office, Washington, DC,1963. 
 Notes:  At head of title: Committee print. "June 12, 1963"--Title page. Includes index. 
 Call #:  TL501 .A859 1962 
 Extent:  vii. 370 pages ; 24 cm 
 Subjects:  Aeronautics -- History | Aeronautics -- United States | Astronautics -- United States | Legislative materials
 
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5Title:  The early years, Goddard Space Flight Center    
 Creator:  Goddard Space Flight Center 
 United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
 Publication:  National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington],[1964] 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographies. 
 Call #:  TL862 G6E12 
 Extent:  ix, 273 p. : illus., ports., map. ; 26 cm. 
 Subjects:  Goddard, Robert Hutchings, -- 1882-1945 | Goddard Space Flight Center -- History | Astronautics -- United States
 
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6Title:  Abe Silverstein Papers     
 Creator:  Silverstein, Abe 
 Dates:  1929-2000 
 Abstract:  Abe Silverstein (1908-2001) a giant in the field of aerospace engineering and development, was born in Terre Haute, Indiana. He received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, in 1929, and a Mechanical Engineering professional degree, in 1934, at Rose Polytechnic Institute. Silverstein began his professional career with the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), in 1929, at the Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia. There, he helped design and, later, was placed in charge of the full-scale wind tunnel. In this facility he directed important research that led to increased high-speed performance for most of the United States combat aircraft of World War II. In 1943, he was transferred to the NACA Aircraft and Engine Research Laboratory (later named, NACA Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory) at Cleveland, Ohio. As chief of the Wind Tunnel and Flight Division, Silverstein directed research in propulsion aerodynamics in the Altitude Wind Tunnel. These investigations led to significant improvements in both reciprocating and early turbojet aircraft engines. He also pioneered research on large-scale ramjet engines. Following World War II, Silverstein was responsible for the concept, design and construction of the nation's first supersonic propulsion wind tunnels. The investigations in these facilities greatly contributed to the development of present-day supersonic aircraft. In 1949, he was placed in charge of all research at Lewis and in 1952 was appointed Associate Director of the laboratory. Silverstein was called to NACA Headquarters in Washington, D. C. in 1958 to plan the organization and programs for a new space agency, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), to be built around NACA as its core. Subsequently, he was appointed Director of NASA's Office of Space Flight Programs that included the development of both manned and unmanned spacecraft. He initiated the Tiros weather satellites and communication satellites. He directed the task forces that carried out the Mercury manned flights. This activity laid the groundwork for the Gemini and Apollo programs and the latter's success in landing men on the moon. Dr. Silverstein returned to Cleveland in 1961 as Director of the NASA Lewis Research Center, responsible for the development of advanced space power and propulsion systems. Under the latter program, he was the guiding force behind the creation of the Centaur launch vehicle. From its first successful launch in 1963 to the end of the century, Centaur was the workhorse of the American space program, propelling spacecraft to the moon and to the outer planets and both scientific and commercial satellites into earth orbit. Dr. Silverstein retired in 1969 with 40 years of government service. He went on to work for Republic Steel Corporation, in Cleveland, Ohio, from 1970-1977, where he helped develop pollution controls. In addition to his professional career, Dr. Silverstein was active in community and civic affairs. He was instrumental in the founding of Beth Israel-The West Temple of Cleveland in 1954. His concern for human rights led to his involvement in the Cleveland Council on Soviet Anti-Semitism, serving as President, 1965-1969. Silverstein's interest in guiding youth to constructive endeavors led to his active participation with Boy Scouts of America in city, district, and local levels. He served as a Trustee of Cleveland State University, Case Western Reserve University, and the Cleveland Natural History Museum; a member of the Baldwin-Wallace College Council of Cleveland Business and Industrial Leaders, the Carnegie-Mellon University Mechanical Engineering Visiting Committee, the Advisory Board of Deaconess Hospital, and the Cleveland Federal Executive Board. The collection consists of awards and honors, biographies, correspondence, papers and reports, press articles, talks and addresses, personal material, and books. Of particular interest are talks containing reminiscences of Dr. Silverstein's involvement in decisions that shaped early space programs. 
 Call #:  MS 4985 
 Extent:  5.21 linear feet (6 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Silverstein, Abe, 1908-2001 | United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics | United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration | Lewis Research Center | Aeronautics -- United States | Aeronautics -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Astronautics -- United States | Astronautics -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Jewish scientists -- Ohio -- Cleveland
 
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