Personal papers relating to Ian B. Wright's employment at Frankenstein & Sons

Made:
1955-2007
maker:
Wright, Ian B.

Half a box of papers.

Gives a very good insight into the development of pressurised suits developed for and used by the Royal Air Force. There is also information about the feasibility of a British effort into getting a manned vehicle into orbit, using a rocket supplied by Avro. Frankenstein's was also involved in the research and design of space suits used by NASA astronauts in the 1960s.

Details

Extent:
0.2 linear metres
Identifier:
YA2010.71
Subject:
Textile Industry, Space Sciences, Aircraft
Access:
Open access.

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