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George Paul Sutton (1920- ) was an aerospace engineer and manager. He received degrees from Los Angeles City College (AA, 1940) and the California Institute of Technology (BS, 1942; MS (ME), 1943) before going to work as a development engineer for the Rocketdyne Division of North American Aviation [now Rockwell International]. He remained at Rocketdyne into the late 1960s, while also sitting as Hunsaker Professor of Aeronautical Engineering at MIT (1958-59) and serving as Chief Scientist, Advanced Research Projects Agency and Division Director, Institute of Defense Analysis for the Department of Defense (1959-60). Following his work at Rocketdyne he joined the technical staff at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Identifier

NASM.XXXX.0009

Creator

Sutton, George Paul, 1920-

Date

1945-1958

Provenance

No donor information, gift, unknown, XXXX-0009, unknown

Extent

0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Photographs

Drawings

Articles

Publications

Correspondence

Scope and Contents

This collection contains numerous articles and papers on rocketry, as well as drawings and photographs of rockets and rocket systems. The material was collected by Sutton in the course of this work.

Genre/Form

Photographs

Drawings

Articles

Publications

Correspondence

Rights

Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Names

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

North American Aviation, Inc.. Rocketdyne Division

Sutton, George Paul, 1920-

Topics Rockets (Aeronautics)
Rocketry
Astronautics
Rocket engines
Aerospace engineers

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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