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Paul MacCready Innovative Lives Presentation, November 8, 2002

Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation
Interviewer:
Judd, Michael
Interviewee:
MacCready, Paul 1925-
Physical description:
0.25 cu. ft. : 1 box
Type:
Interviews
Collection descriptions
Videotapes
Oral history
BetaCam SP (videotape format)
Date:
2002
November 8, 2002
20th Century
20th century
2000-2010
Notes:
Born September 25, 1925 in New Haven, Connecticut. He began flying in his teens and received formal flight training from the Navy during World War II. After the war, MacCready earned a physics degree from Yale University and a doctorate in aeronautical engineering from California Institute of Technology.
Summary:
Nine (9) original Beta Cam SP videos documenting interviews with Paul MacCready, the father of human powered flight, by Michael Judd. MacCready invented the Gossamer Condor and Gossamer Albatross.
Cite as:
Paul MacCready Innovative Lives Presentation, November 8, 2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Solar Energy
Gliders (Aeronautics)
Physics
Engineering
Aeronautics
Local number:
2003.3081 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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