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Nguyen Xuan Vinh - A Life In Hypersonic Flight

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dc.contributor.author Wolf, Aron A.
dc.contributor.author Scheeres, Daniel J.
dc.contributor.author Lu, Ping
dc.date.accessioned 2020-04-22T02:51:55Z
dc.date.available 2020-04-22T02:51:55Z
dc.date.issued 2018-02-01
dc.identifier.citation American Astronautical Society (AAS) Guidance & Control Conference (GNC), Colorado Springs and Breckenridge, Colorado, Feb 1-7, 2018 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 18-0470
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/48035
dc.description.abstract Nguyễn Xuân Vinh (born January 1930 in Yên Bái, Vietnam) is a noted Vietnamese-American aerospace scientist and educator whose seminal work on the guidance, dynamics and optimal control of space vehicles and their interaction with the atmosphere has played a fundamental role in space exploration. Vinh is Professor Emeritus of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Michigan, where he taught for nearly thirty years. Among his many publications was "Hypersonic and Planetary Entry Flight Mechanics” (1980. Vinh, N. X.; Busemann, A.; Culp, R. D. University of Michigan Press) which contains equations for hypersonic flight that came to be known as “the Vinh equations”. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2018 en_US
dc.title Nguyen Xuan Vinh - A Life In Hypersonic Flight en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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