Encyclopedia Astronautica
Aerodynamicist


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  • Dryden Dryden, Hugh L (1898-1965) American aerodynamicist, director of NACA (NASA's predecessor) 1947-1958. More...
  • Kurzweg Kurzweg, Hermann H (1908-2000) German-American aerodynamicist, at Peenemuende, then US Naval Ordnance 1946-1960, NASA 1960-1974. More...
  • Goddard, Frank Goddard, Frank E (1915-) American aerodynamicist. Chief of aerodynamics at JPL; moved into management positions 1959-1962. More...
  • Dahm Dahm, Werner Karl (1917-2008) German-American aerodynamicist, worked at Peenemuende on A9/A10, A7, A4b, and Wasserfall winged missiles. Post-war completed studies, joined von Braun team in US as Head of Aerodynamics Analysis Branch, Aeroballistics Division, Huntsville. More...
  • Myers Myers, Dale Dehaven (1922-) American aerodynamicist, charismatic manager that went many times through the revolving door between industry and government. Key roles in Hound Dog, Apollo, Shuttle, and B-1 programs. More...
  • Culbertson, Philip Culbertson, Philip Edgar (1925-) American aerodynamicist. Managed development of the Atlas space launch version at Convair; then went to NASA, being General Manager at the time of the Challenger disaster. More...
  • Kretschmer Kretschmer, Willi German expert in aerodynamics during World War II, working at the Walter Werke, Kiel. Moved by the British to Saenger's facility in Trauen in early 1946 to conduct rocket engine tests, which were completed on 16 June 1946. More...

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