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What does the future bring? A look at Technologies for Commercial Aircraft in the years 2035 to 2050
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-01-23)
Demographics and economics in the next 20 years are being examined. They reflect a significant GDP growth and with this a strong demand for commercial aircraft not only in the US and Europe but across Asia and the Middle ...
The Space Shuttle and I
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-02-06)
The Space Shuttle consumed a major portion of my life, nearly thirty years. I was there at the beginning when we were defining crew requirements. That included the computer requirements, cockpit controls and displays, and ...
Why Do We Want to Have a Space Program?
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-09-06)
For more than fifty years, the exploration and development of space by the United States could have been characterized, without much exaggeration, as “all government, all the time”. There were exceptions, notably with ...
Inventing the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-12-06)
During the first century of flight, the focus of aerospace education has been on the methods of predicting lift and drag, with cost and schedule as dependent variables. Consequently, our engineers are very good at predicting ...