Richard T. Whitcomb

Engineer, Award Winner

1921 – 2009

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Who was Richard T. Whitcomb?

Richard T. Whitcomb was an American aeronautical engineer noted for his significant contributions to the science of aerodynamics.

Whitcomb was born in Evanston, Illinois but grew up in Worcester, Massachusetts and earned his bachelors degree at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He spent most of his career at the Langley Research Center operated by the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics and its successor, NASA.

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Born
Feb 21, 1921
Evanston
Profession
Education
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Lived in
  • Evanston
Died
Oct 13, 2009
Newport News

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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