Mr. Clarence A. Syvertson
1926-2010
Mr. Clarence A. Syvertson Member
Retired Director , NASA Ames Research Center
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  • 1981
  • Aerospace
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  • 1981
  • Aerospace
Memorial Tribute

BY WILLIAM F. BALLHAUS, JR., AND GLENN BUGOS 

CLARENCE A. SYVERTSON, or “Sy” to his friends, was an extraordinary engineer and leader. He was a pioneer in hypersonic aerodynamics, both theoretically and experimentally, and led one ...

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Election Citation
Outstanding contributions in aerospace engineering, sound guidance of research and technology programs and innovative institutional guidance.