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Bringing the Future Within Reach: Celebrating 75 Years of the NASA John H. Glenn Research CenterThe National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, has been making the future for 75 years. The center's work with aircraft engines, high-energy fuels, communications technology, electric propulsion, energy conversion and storage, and materials and structures has been, and continues to be, crucial to both the Agency and the region. Glenn has partnered with industry, universities, and other agencies to continually advance technologies that are propelling the nation's aerospace community into the future. Nonetheless these continued accomplishments would not be possible without the legacy of our first three decades of research, which led to over one hundred R&D 100 Awards, three Robert J. Collier Trophies, and an Emmy. Glenn, which is located in Cleveland, Ohio, is 1 of 10 NASA field centers, and 1 of only 3 that stem from an earlier research organization-the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). Glenn began operation in 1942 as the NACA Aircraft Engine Research Laboratory (AERL). In 1947 the NACA renamed the lab the Flight Propulsion Laboratory to reflect the expansion of the research. In September 1948, following the death of the NACA's Director of Aeronautics, George Lewis, the NACA rededicated the lab as the Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory. On 1 October 1958, the lab was incorporated into the new NASA space agency and was renamed the NASA Lewis Research Center. Following John Glenn's return to space on the space shuttle, on 1 March 1999 the center name was changed once again, becoming the NASA John H. Glenn Research Center.
Document ID
20160004991
Document Type
Book
Authors
Arrighi, Robert S. (Alcyon Technical Services (JV) LLC Greenbelt, MD., United States)
Date Acquired
April 12, 2016
Publication Date
February 1, 2016
Subject Category
Aeronautics (General)
Astronautics (General)
Report/Patent Number
GRC-E-DAA-TN27952
NASA/SP-2016-627
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NNC15CA30C
WBS: WBS 736466.07.10.03.07
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Public Use Permitted.

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