Hughes Aircraft Bibliography–Jack Fisher

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Books: Howard Hughes 

Hughes:  The Private Diaries, Memos and Letters.  Richard Hack. New Millennium Press, 2001.

Howard Hughes Aviator. George J Marrett.  Naval Institute Press, 2004.

Howard Hughes H-4 “Hercules.”  Northrop Institute of Technology, Aviation History Library.  Historical Airplanes, 1962.  Many photos of the aircraft being transported from Culver City to Long Beach.

Howard Hughes and His Flying Boat.  Charles Barton.  Self published, revised edition 1998.

Books: Hughes Aircraft

As I Remember:  A Walk Through My Years at Hughes Aircraft 1951-1997.  Scott Walker.  Hawthorne Publishing, 2010.

Call Me Pat:  The Autobiography of the Man Howard Hughes Chose to Lead Hughes Aircraft, Downing Company, 1993.

Hughes After Howard:  The Story of Hughes Aircraft Company.  D. Kenneth Richardson.  Sea-Hill Press, 2011.

The Origins of Satellite Communications. David J Whalen.  Smithsonian Institute Press, 2002.  Excellent account of Syncom development.

Something New Under the Sun:  Satellites and the Beginning of the Space Age.  Helen Gavaghan.  Copernicus, 1998.  Detailed account of the Syncom development.

The Rise and Fall of Comsat.  David J. Whalen.  Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.  Open Skies, Anik, COMSTAR and SBS.

NASA and the Space Industry.  Joan Lisa Bromberg.  Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.  Covers Syncom and the NASA Ka-band satellite controversy.

Paving the Way for Apollo 11.  David M. Harland.  Springer Praxis Publishing, 2009.  Surveyor I description and mission.

To Reach the High Frontier, A History of U. S. Launch Vehicles.  Roger Launius, Dennis R Jenkins Editors University Press of Kentucky, 2002.  Great source of historical data on launch vehicles.

Communication Satellites Fourth Edition.  Donald H. Martin, Aerospace Press AIAA 2000.  Hughes satellite data from Syncom to HS-601.

Mission to Jupiter:  A History of the Galileo Project NASA SP 2007-4231.  Michael Meltzer 2007.  

Mission Jupiter, The Spectacular Journey of the Galileo Spacecraft.  Daniel Fischer Copernicus Books 2001.

Other Documents

Pioneer Venus.  NASA SP-461.  Richard Fimmel, Lawrence Colin, Eric Burgess, 1983.

Galileo: Exploration of the Jupiter System. C. M. Yeates, et al NASA SP-479 1985.

SYNCOM Engineering Report Volume I, NASA TR R-233. Syncom Projects Office Goddard Space Flight Center.  March 1966. Syncom II description and mission.

SYNCOM Engineering Report Volume II, NASA TR R-252. Syncom Projects Office Goddard Space Flight Center.  April 1967. Syncom III description and mission.

NASA Compendium of Satellite Communications Programs, NASA TM X-751-73-178.  Goddard Space Flight Center, June 1973.

COMSAT Technical Review Volume 2 No 2 Fall 1972. Issue devoted to Intelsat IV.  The Intelsat IV Spacecraft. Launch and Orbital Injection of Intelsat IV Satellites.  The Intelsat IV Communications System.  (http://www.comara.org/legacy/ctr/CTR_V02-2_Fall_1972-Intelsat_IV.pdf)

COMSAT Technical Review Volume 7 No 1 Spring 1977. The COMSTAR Program.  The COMSTAR Satellite System.  (http://www.comara.org/legacy/ctr/CTR_V07-1_Spring_1977-Comstar.pdf)

COMSAT Technical Review  Volume 7 No. 2 Fall 1977.  MARISAT A Maritime Satellite Communications System. (http://www.comara.org/legacy/ctr/CTR_V07-2_Fall_1977.pdf)

COMSAT Technical Review Volume 20 No. 2. Intelsat VI The Communications System. (http://www.comara.org/legacy/ctr/CTR_V20-2_Fall_1990-Intelsat_VI_Comms_System.pdf)

COMSAT Technical Review Volume 21 No. 1 Spring 1991. Intelsat VI Spacecraft Design.  (http://www.comara.org/legacy/ctr/CTR_V21-1_Spring_1991-Intelsat_VI_Spacecraft_Design.pdf)

COMSAT Technical Review Volume 21 No. 2 Fall 1991> INTELSAT VI:  From Spacecraft to Satellite Operations.  (http://www.comara.org/legacy/ctr/CTR_V21-2_Fall_1992-Intelsat_VI_Spacecraft_Operation.pdf)

COMSAT Technical Review Volume 22 No. 1 Spring 1992. INTELSAT VI:  System and Applications.  INTELSAT 603 Reboost.  (http://www.comara.org/legacy/ctr/CTR_V22-1_Spring_1992-Intelsat_VI_Signal_Processing.pdf)

COMSAT Technical Review Volume 22 No. 2 Fall 1992. SSTDMA in the INTELSAT VI System. (http://www.comara.org/legacy/ctr/CTR_V222_Fall_1992_Intelsat_VI_SSTDMA.pdf)

U. S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns With the People’s Republic of China. Volume II Satellite Launches in the PRC:  Hughes. Report of the Select Committee on U. S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns With the Peoples Republic of China, May 1999. (https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/GPO-CRPT-105hrpt851/pdf/GPO-CRPT-105hrpt851-1-2.pdf)

Websites

Hughes Industrial Historic District (http://www.hugheshistoricdistrict.com/howard-hughes/) Includes history of Hughes Aircraft, visual tour of remaining buildings, timeline of life of Howard Hughes, Hughes H-1 Flying Boat (Spruce Goose) including video of flight, Historical Development Photos, and a bibliography

Abandoned and Little-Known Airfields: California, Western Los Angeles Area, Paul Freeman (http://members.tripod.com/airfields_freeman/CA/Airfields_CA_LA_W.htm#hughes) Many photos and information about the Hughes Culver City Airfield

Historic American Engineering Record Hughes Aircraft Company HAER CA-174 (https://cdn.loc.gov/master/pnp/habshaer/ca/ca2100/ca2172/data/ca2172data.pdf)  Document describing Hughes Culver City facility including development of facility, history of Hughes Aircraft.

Hughes Aircraft Company, 6775 Centinela Avenue, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA Photos From Survey HAER CA-174. (https://www.loc.gov/resource/hhh.ca2172.photos?st=gallery&c=40)

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