Local Engineering and Systems Engineering: Cultural Conflict at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, 1960-1966

@article{Sato2005LocalEA,
  title={Local Engineering and Systems Engineering: Cultural Conflict at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, 1960-1966},
  author={Yasushi Sato},
  journal={Technology and Culture},
  year={2005},
  volume={46},
  pages={561 - 583}
}
  • Yasushi Sato
  • Published 1 September 2005
  • History
  • Technology and Culture
Wernher von Braun, who pursued the art of rocket building for forty years, also practiced the art of organization building throughout his career. In 1932, when the German army began sponsoring his work, he had just a single mechanic as his assistant.1 Thirty years later he was director of the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, with a staff of seven thousand and tens of thousands more employed by its contracting firms. The Marshall Center was then the largest field center of… 
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