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The Resource Sonic wind : the story of John Paul Stapp and how a renegade doctor became the fastest man on Earth, Craig Ryan

Sonic wind : the story of John Paul Stapp and how a renegade doctor became the fastest man on Earth, Craig Ryan

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Sonic wind : the story of John Paul Stapp and how a renegade doctor became the fastest man on Earth
Title
Sonic wind
Title remainder
the story of John Paul Stapp and how a renegade doctor became the fastest man on Earth
Statement of responsibility
Craig Ryan
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the pivotal contributions of the late scientific visionary behind the development of seatbelts and ejection seats, outlining his dramatic experiments and battles for safety legislation that have been credited with saving millions of lives
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
OClCo
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Sonic wind : the story of John Paul Stapp and how a renegade doctor became the fastest man on Earth, Craig Ryan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-385) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Part I: The glorious rebellion against dissolution. 1. Where are my children to-night? -- 2. The most interesting place -- 3. Colonel Tank and Colonel Gas -- 4. Scum jobs -- 5. the citadel of aeromedical research -- Part II: The hot Siberia of the Air Force. 6. The battle of Muroc -- 7. Oscar Eightball and the Curbstone Clinic -- 9. Stapp's first rides -- 10. G-force chimps -- 11. Brother, we are the goats -- 12. Evicted -- 13. Solo on Lovers Lane -- 14. Waiting for a tiger to spring -- 15. Subject had considerable apprehension -- Part III: Above the Armstrong Line. 16. The conference -- 17. Space scientists in Hollywood -- 18. Space scientists in space -- 19. The most significant apparatus -- 20. Kicked upstairs -- 21. The Survivors Club -- 22. Exit from Valley Forge -- 23. Nazi doctors and the never-ending road trip -- Part IV: The ghosts that never happened. 24. Washington -- 25. Slugging away at the standards -- 26. Who wants a resurrection, anyway? -- 27. Honor and violation -- 28. The Stapp years -- Appendix: How fast?
Control code
sky2ocm74398058
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 411 pages
Isbn
9780871406774
Lccn
2015013245
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Sonic wind : the story of John Paul Stapp and how a renegade doctor became the fastest man on Earth, Craig Ryan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-385) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Part I: The glorious rebellion against dissolution. 1. Where are my children to-night? -- 2. The most interesting place -- 3. Colonel Tank and Colonel Gas -- 4. Scum jobs -- 5. the citadel of aeromedical research -- Part II: The hot Siberia of the Air Force. 6. The battle of Muroc -- 7. Oscar Eightball and the Curbstone Clinic -- 9. Stapp's first rides -- 10. G-force chimps -- 11. Brother, we are the goats -- 12. Evicted -- 13. Solo on Lovers Lane -- 14. Waiting for a tiger to spring -- 15. Subject had considerable apprehension -- Part III: Above the Armstrong Line. 16. The conference -- 17. Space scientists in Hollywood -- 18. Space scientists in space -- 19. The most significant apparatus -- 20. Kicked upstairs -- 21. The Survivors Club -- 22. Exit from Valley Forge -- 23. Nazi doctors and the never-ending road trip -- Part IV: The ghosts that never happened. 24. Washington -- 25. Slugging away at the standards -- 26. Who wants a resurrection, anyway? -- 27. Honor and violation -- 28. The Stapp years -- Appendix: How fast?
Control code
sky2ocm74398058
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 411 pages
Isbn
9780871406774
Lccn
2015013245
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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