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About the History of the X-33

Made at Professional Conferences

Abstracts of papers read and talks given on the topics related to the history of the X-33, as well as on the source and historiographical problems encountered to date on the X-33 History Project. Also includes materials on panel sessions organized for professional conferences.

Society for the History of Technology

Where: Pasadena, California

When: October 18, 1997

"From the X-Files: Some Source and Historiographical Problems of the X-33 History Project, or 'History Made While You Wait'"

Panel Session, "Doing the History of the Recent Past: Historiography, Sources, Disciplinary Boundaries..."

Business History Conference

Where: College Park, Maryland

When: March 15, 1998

"The Commercial Launch Industry, Technological Change, and Government-Industry Relations"

Panel: "Government on the Frontier: Space Policy"

National Council for Public History

Where: Austin, Texas

When: April 17, 1998

"Living with Secrecy and Technology: The X-33 History Project"

National Aerospace Conference

Where: Dayton, Ohio

When: October 1, 1998

"Regulatory Policy and Technological Change: The Case of Reusable Space Vehicles"

National Council for Public History

Where: Lowell, Massachusetts

When: April 29-May 2, 1999

"A Fistful of Electrons: The X-33 History Project Web Site and Public Historical Knowledge"

Panel: "Aerospace History and the Challenge of Presenting the Past to Multiple Audiences"

Also of interest:

"Hundredth Anniversary of Flight: Incorporating Dayton's Aviation Heritage into a Plan for Tomorrow"

Historical Seminar on Contemporary Science and Technology, 1999 - 2000

Where: National Air and Space Museum

When: November 18, 1999

"'La force motrice' of Reusable Launcher Development: The Rise and Fall of the SDIO's SSTO Program, From the X-Rocket to the Delta Clipper"

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