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Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Infographics

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The von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics National Aviation Hall of Fame Theodore von Karman Scientist Enshrined 1983 The U.S. Discovered air drag after seeing an airplane in Paris in 1908.During World War I he developed a tethered observation helicopter.His studies on air turbulence and supersonic drag were major achievements. Biography Hungarian-born Theodore von Kármán’s lifelong fascination with aviation began in 1908 when he witnessed a flight by Henri Farman near Paris. In 1913, he accepted the Chair of Aeronautics at the Technische Hochschule in Aachen, Germany. With the outbreak of World War I von Karman reported for duty with the Austro-Hungarian Army and served as a researcher. In 1926, von Karman visited the California Institute of Technology and helped plan its new Daniel Guggenheim Graduate School of Aeronautics and its Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory. Wind tunnel studies of the new Douglas DC-1 airliner at the Guggenheim Laboratory led to greater streamlining and an increase in its top speed of 30 miles per hour. Dr.

Aerospace (GALCIT) | History & Facts September—Pasadena philanthropist Amos Throop (1811–1894) rents the Wooster Block building in Pasadena for the purpose of establishing Throop University, the forerunner of Caltech. In November of that year, Throop University opened its doors to 31 students and a six-member faculty. Astronomer George Ellery Hale (1868–1938) arrives in Pasadena. He is the first Director of the Mount Wilson observatory. Hale becomes a member of Throop's board of trustees in 1907; under Hale's leadership, the transformation of Throop begins. December 17, 1903—Wright Brothers' first powered flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. December 17, 1903—Wright Brothers first powered flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Harry Bateman (1882–1946) Professor of Mathematics, Physics, and Aeronautics, 1917–1946. Albert A. Donald Douglas starts his aircraft company in Santa Monica. Hale is joined by chemist Arthur A. Arthur Emmons Raymond (1899–1999). ↑ up GALCIT Meteorology program, 1932–1944. The Suicide Squad—John W. C.

Theodore von Kármán Wind Tunnel Lab The smallest wind tunnel of our department is NPL (National Physical Laboratory)-type, the cross section of its test section is 0.5x0.5 m. It is completely made of wood and is mainly used for calibration of anemometers and for educational goals, but it is also suitable for scientific measurements. The maximum velocity of the wind tunnel is 15 m/s.

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