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High-speed dreams : NASA and the technopolitics of supersonic transportation, 1945-1999 / Erik M. Conway.

By: Conway, Erik M, 1965-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: New series in NASA history.Publisher: Baltimore, Md. ; London : Johns Hopkins University Press , c2005Description: xvii, 369 p. : ill, 1 facsim., 1 map ; 24 cm.ISBN: 080188067X.Subject(s): United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Research -- History -- 20th century | Supersonic transport planes -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th centuryDDC classification:
Contents:
Constructing the supersonic age -- Technological rivalry and the Cold War -- Engineering the national champion -- Of noise, jumbos, and SSTs -- Of ozone, the Concorde, and SSTs -- The Airbus, the Orient Express, and the renaissance of speed -- Towards a green SST -- Sic transit HSCT
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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