Essays Tagged: "national advisory committee"

Neil Armstrong

ring the Korean War. Shortly after graduating from Purdue University in 1955, Armstrong joined the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, then known as the National Advisory Committee for Aer ...

(3 pages) 78 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Women's Contributions to Aeronautics and Space: Historical Milestones

scientists, pilots, mathematicians andtechnicians. The contribution of women to the mission of the National Aeronautics andSpace Administration dates back to NASA's predecessor, the National Advisory ... Leavitt also developed a standard of photographicJuarez3measurements that was accepted by the International Committee on PhotographicMagnitudes in 1913, and is called the Harvard Standard. To do this ...

(9 pages) 70 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

From Ground To Space: The History Of The United States Space Program

rth of the modern era of space exploration. A milestone in this process was the inauguration of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA on October 1, 1958, as the successor to the Natio ...

(5 pages) 35 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Neil Armstrong's Moon Landing in 1969

ved as a naval aviator from 1949-1952, and flew 78 combat missions in the Korean War. He joined the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics at the Lewis Laboratory in Cleveland, Ohio as a research ... two vehicles in space (“Biographical Data”). Also in 1966, Armstrong was inducted into the International Aerospace Hall of Fame. Neil Armstrong’s most famous expedition was with the Apollo 11 ma ...

(4 pages) 23 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy