I had a small wind tunnel testing model rockets on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., for two weeks. /Contents [30 0 R 31 0 R 32 0 R 33 0 R 34 0 R] /SSR 24 0 R /SS2 27 0 R
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at Progressive Field for the Cleveland Indians, and got to throw out the first pitch at
This modern theory is slightly different from the theory developed by the Wright's to design their propellers. /Resources << /Image3 40 0 R + Non-Flash Version
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so I decided to get a "real job".
NASA's Mercury and Gemini programs were in progress when I was in high school, and the moon landings occurred when I was in college. + Freedom of Information Act
Early in my career, I built and used computational models for flow through hypersonic propulsion systems and microgravity flow experiments.
Combat Fighter (F-16) and the EF-111 and was involved in performance predictions
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riding in the dead of winter. /MI 17 0 R /SB 22 0 R
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He started working at NASA Glenn in 1978. /SB 22 0 R
/ProcSet [/PDF /ImageB /Text] I have written and maintain a website for NASA called the Beginner's Guide to Rockets with some interactive computer programs to design and test model rockets.
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He earned Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Aerospace Engineering from Ohio State University in 1971. /Rotate 0 /Subject () /Type /Catalog
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In grade school during the
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flows through high speed aircraft inlets. >> << /M2 19 0 R /FitWindow false to become the Navy F-18).
He likes sports; playing football and basketball as a kid, and coaching basketball and soccer for his son.
During the Centennial of Flight Celebration, he developed several computer simulations related to the Wright Brothers wind tunnel tests, aircraft, and engines. >>
2002-12-10T09:29:57-05:00 NASA's Gemini and Apollo programs picked up steam.
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He returned to graduate school at OSU in 1975 and passed the qualifiers for a PhD. That stopped when I broke my collar bone in a slip on ice
I was pretty good at math, science, and reading (English),
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To correctly predict the drag of a model rocket, I had two high school shadow-students build and wind-tunnel test more than 40 model rockets to establish a database that is used in RocketModeler. Website built by shark&minnow. /Parent 2 0 R
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/MB 18 0 R I was born and grew up in Columbus, Ohio.
/SSI 25 0 R /Contents [56 0 R 57 0 R 58 0 R 59 0 R] In 1978, I accepted a job at the NASA Lewis (now Glenn) Research
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math, science, and reading (English) and as a 10th grade science fair project,