Strouhal, George

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    Finding Aid for the George Strouhal Papers
    (UHCL Archives staff, 2023)
    The George Strouhal Papers is composed of NASA corporate contractor records and reports, reports, white papers and papers, manuals, research binders, memorandums, brochures, booklets, a poster, college course lecture notes, course assignment records, and miscellaneous materials, created and used by George Strouhal during his career working at NASA’s Manned Spacecraft Center (later Johnson Space Center) between the 1960s and 1970s. Strouhal was a mechanical engineer known for his work focusing on thermal protection systems for the Apollo Program and Space Shuttle Program. The bulk of the collection is composed of Strouhal’s copies of official NASA corporation contractors’ reports, papers, records, and other materials, from the 1950 through 1970s. There are miscellaneous NASA, contractors, and various organizations’ aerospace research materials that he retained while working at NASA. The collection includes course notes kept by Strouhal during his undergraduate and other educational course work in the 1950s and 1960s.