Dr. Jack N. Nielsen
1918-1990
Dr. Jack N. Nielsen Member
Chief Scientist , National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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  • 1985
  • Mechanical
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  • 1985
  • Mechanical
Memorial Tribute

BY DEAN R. CHAPMAN

JACK N. NIELSEN, a pioneering developer of engineering methods for analyzing the aerodynamic characteristics and interference effects of various aerospace configurations, died in his sleep on October 31, 1990, at age approaching ...

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Election Citation
For pioneering contributions to missile aerodynamics, and for contributions to the interference effects among aerodynamics components in supersonic flight.