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289 Pp. Blue Cloth Stamped In Silver. Analysis And Formulas Throughout. The Only Book Published By This Author In The Us. During The 1940'S Qian Was One Of The Founders Of The Jet Propulsion Laboratory Including Early Experiments In The Arroyo Seco. During The Second Red Scare Of The 1950S, The United States Government Accused Qian Of Having Communist Sympathies, And He Was Stripped Of His Security Clearance In 1950. Qian Then Decided To Return To China, But Instead Was Detained At Terminal Island Near Los Angeles. After Spending 5 Years Under Virtual House Arrest, Qian Was Released In 1955, In Exchange For The Repatriation Of American Pilots Captured During The Korean War. Notified By U.S. Authorities That He Was Free To Go, Qian Immediately Arranged His Departure, Leaving For China In September 1955, On The Passenger Liner Ss President Cleveland Of American President Lines, Via Hong Kong. He Returned To Lead The Chinese Rocket Program, And Became Known As The "Father Of Chinese Rocketry" (Or "King Of Rocketry"). He Is The Cousin Of The Mechanical Engineer Hsue-Chu Tsien, And His Nephew Is The 2008 Nobel Prize In Chemistry Winner Roger Y. Tsien. Asteroid 3763 Qianxuesen And The Ill-Fated Space Ship Tsien In The Science Fiction Novel "2010: Odyssey Two" Are Named After Him. A Near Fine Book. Dj Price Clipped, 1/16" To 1/8" Chipping Across Top Of Spine, Which Is A Little Sunned. Bookseller Inventory # 020488

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Title: Engineering Cybernetics

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York

Publication Date: 1954

Binding: Blue Cloth

Book Condition:Near Fine Book

Dust Jacket Condition: VG + DJ

Edition: First Edition

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