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Transition: Martin Marietta Scientists & Engineers Keeping Pace With Tomorrow
Martin Marietta recruiting brochure in book format created to lure top scientists to Orlando, circa 1960. VIEW. Excerpt: By way of background, the Martin Company experienced a sharp transition from aircraft to spacecraft in the mid-fifties. ... Read more
Organizations
Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division
Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, Orlando, Florida history and evolution from its origins in the Engineering Division of the Navy's Bureau of Aeronautics to the Naval Training Device Center, the Naval Training Equipment Center, the Naval ... Read more
Organizations
The Future of the Naval Training Equipment Center
May 27, 1985 Orlando Sentinel article,  "Building For Future In Military Training Naval Center Could Spur Simulation-field Growth"  on the move of NTEC from the Naval Training Center to Central Florida Research Park and the importance of militar ... Read more
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Cutting Edge Engineering From the Early Days of FTU to the UCF Achievers of Today
UCF (FTU) would be starting in 69. At that time we were called electrical engineering and computer engineering. It was one department. When we went out there first it was like one department for the entire college because you were in what is currently the ... Read more
People
Physicist Robert J. Bobber, Sr. Hero of Underwater Sound Lab
Robert Bobber was considered a hero locally and a scientific leader internationally. Bobber was invited to lecture at MIT and a NATO Advanced Study Institute, as well as teaching graduate courses at the University of Central Florida an ... Read more
Places
Underwater Sound Research Division of the Naval Research Laboratory
With a $3.5 million dollar budget, three research facilities, and physicists engaged in unequaled sonar technology for the U.S. Navy, the quiet Underwater Sound Reference Division of the Naval Research Laboratory on Summerlin Avenue, brought high technolo ... Read more
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Underwater Sound Research Division of the Naval Research Laboratory
Aerial photo of the  Underwater Sound Research Division of the Naval Research Laboratory, mission statement and description of the scientific work at the Orlando lab on Lake Mary Gem are detailed in this October 20, 1968 Orlando Sentinel article by S ... Read more