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Soule, Hartley A. (1904-1988)

Papers, 1950-1967, 2.0 cu. ft.

Aeronautical engineer and NASA administrator. Received B.S. degree from New York University in 1927 and joined the Langley Aeronautical Laboratory of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics the same year. Positions at Langley included head of the Spin Tunnel Section, Chief of the Stability Research Division, and Assistant Director. Was instrumental in establishing the NASA High Speed Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base and the Mercury Ground Tracking and Data Acquisition System. Retired from NASA in 1962. His papers include notes, memoranda, calculations, and drawings on the High-Speed Flight Research Station (1950-1954); Research Airplane Program (1953-1957); X-15 program (1958-1962); Dyna Soar program (1957-1962); Projects Mercury and Gemini (1961-1962); and history of the high-speed aircraft program (1963-1967).

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