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Abe Silverstein

Abe Silverstein was born in 1908. He worked for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). He then worked for NASA when it was formed from NACA.

Dr. Silverstein ran the Centaur program. He developed a rocket engine that used liquid hydrogen fuel. The engines he developed were used to help launch the Apollo missions to the moon.

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Windows to the Universe, a project of the National Earth Science Teachers Association, is sponsored in part is sponsored in part through grants from federal agencies (NASA and NOAA), and partnerships with affiliated organizations, including the American Geophysical Union, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Earth System Information Partnership, the American Meteorological Society, the National Center for Science Education, and TERC. The American Geophysical Union and the American Geosciences Institute are Windows to the Universe Founding Partners. NESTA welcomes new Institutional Affiliates in support of our ongoing programs, as well as collaborations on new projects. Contact NESTA for more information. NASA ESIP NCSE HHMI AGU AGI AMS NOAA