Site Created : October 1, 2017
Last Update: May 1, 2023
Downey Industrial Site
33*55'26.0" N 118*07'55.9" W
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Space X Starship
The Last Frontier
The Wayback Window
From the Library
By Some of our own....
Several of our Pioneers have taken the time to pen their stories or memories. These publications are available for your reading pleasure.
Project Terminated - Erik Simonsen
Throughout aerospace history, production contracts for military aircraft programs have been awarded and then cancelled as political, technological, and operational dictates mandated. Many legendary airplanes like the Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing, the Canadian CF-105 Arrow,.....
Downey's Aerospace History - 2009
A history of the Downey NASA Site from 1947 to 2000. Pictures and stories of the Apollo and Space Shuttle programs.
Memories of the Apollo and Space Shuttle Programs- 2018
From the Streets to the Stars - 2011
Henry J. Dinenno
This personal memoir of Hanks life is the story of many of the Pioneers of Aerospace. This is a fascinating look at how an engineer is made.
A very good story of the recovery and disposition of all the debris and lessons learned from the post analysis. GB