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us: Qian, Xuesen, 1911-2009


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  • Variants

    • us: Tsien, Hsue-shen, 1911-2009
    • us: Tsien, Hsue-sen, 1911-2009
    • us: T͡Si͡anʹ, Si͡uė-senʹ, 1911-2009
    • us: Chʻien, Hsüeh-sen, 1911-2009
    • us: Tsien, H. S. (Hsue Shen), 1911-2009
    • us: 钱学森, 1911-2009
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19111211
    • Death Date

        20091031
    • Birth Place

        Hangzho, China
    • Death Place

        Beijing, China
    • Associated Locale

        China
    • Associated Locale

        U.S.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) California Institute of Technology
        • Affiliation Start: 1939
        • Affiliation End: 1955
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        chi
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Aeronautics
      • Occupation

          Rocket scientist
      • Sources

        • found: His Problems in motion, of compressible fluid, 1938.
        • found: Technical intelligence supplement, 1946: t.p. (H.S. Tsien; Guggenheim Lab., Calif. Inst. of Tech.)
        • found: Collected works of H. S. Tsien, 1991: t.p. (Qian Xuesen [in Chi.])
        • found: Qian Xuesen, 2001: t.p. (钱学森 = Qian Xuesen) p. 465 (b. Dec. 11, 1911)
        • found: New York times WWW site, Nov. 4, 2009 (in obituary published Nov. 3: Qian Xuesen; also known as Tsien Hsue-shen; b. 1911, Hangzhou; d. Saturday [Oct. 31, 2009], Beijing, aged 98; brilliant rocket scientist who single-handedly led China's space and military rocketry efforts after he was drummed out of the United States during the redbaiting of the McCarthy era)
        • found: LC database, Nov. 4, 2009 (hdg.: Tsien, Hsue Shen; usage: Qian Xuesen [predominant form], H.S. Tsien)
        • found: Google, viewed Sept. 4, 2012 (Qian Xuesen was a scientist who made important contributions to the missile and space programs of both the United States and People's Republic of China. Born: December 11, 1911, Hangzhou; Died: October 31, 2009, Beijing) {http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qian_Xuesen}
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      • Change Notes

        • 1981-08-11: new
        • 2012-09-19: revised
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