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Propulsion Handbook, Gemini, Aerojet-General Corporation, June 1964

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSA 310, File 2

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The William G. Cowdin papers document Cowdin's role as Aerojet program manager for the Dyna-Soar boost rocket engines. This collection includes two 8" x 10" photographs taken during a 1961 Dyna-Soar full scale mockup review, Boeing Co., Seattle, 1961. The photographs include NASA test pilots and Aerojet project team including Neil Armstrong, William Dana, James Woods, Henry Gordon, William Knight, and Aerojet program manager and Purdue graduate William Cowdin. Also included is a biographical statement by Cowdin with a description of the pace and culture of the aerospace industry during the 1950s and 1960s, and Gemini and Titan III B propulsion handbooks.

Types of materials include photographs, clippings, biographical statement, and handbooks.


  • June 1964

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is in English.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 0.226 Cubic Feet (One legal-size half-width manuscript box)


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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