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Collins, Duncan



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Collins Duncan
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Collins, Merwin Duncan (1902-1987) American engineer, son of a Pasadena street railway conductor, became head of Structural Design for the Atlas missile, who translated Charlie Bossart's weight-saving ideas and aims into practical and producible hardware designs.

Birth Place: Pasadena, California.


Born: 1902.07.22.
Died: 1987.10.22.

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Bibliography
  • Walker, Chuck, with Powell, Joel, Atlas - The Ultimate Weapon, Apogee Books, Canada, 2005.
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Collins, Duncan Chronology


1987 October 22 - .
  • Death of Merwin Duncan Collins - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Collins, Duncan. Summary: American engineer, son of a Pasadena street railway conductor, became head of Structural Design for the Atlas missile, who translated Charlie Bossart's weight-saving ideas and aims into practical and producible hardware designs..

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