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Qian, Xuesen, 1911-2009

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Personal name headingQian, Xuesen, 1911-2009
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Variant(s)Tsien, Hsue-shen, 1911-2009
Tsien, Hsue-sen, 1911-2009
T︠S︡i︠a︡nʹ, Si︠u︡ė-senʹ, 1911-2009
Chʻien, Hsüeh-sen, 1911-2009
Tsien, H. S. (Hsue Shen), 1911-2009
钱学森, 1911-2009
Associated countryChina U.S.
Birth date19111211
Death date20091031
Place of birthHangzho, China
Place of deathBeijing, China
Field of activityAeronautics
AffiliationCalifornia Institute of Technology
Profession or occupationRocket scientist
Special noteMachine-derived non-Latin script reference project.
Non-Latin script references not evaluated.
Found inHis Problems in motion, of compressible fluid, 1938.
Technical intelligence supplement, 1946: t.p. (H.S. Tsien; Guggenheim Lab., Calif. Inst. of Tech.)
Collected works of H. S. Tsien, 1991: t.p. (Qian Xuesen [in Chi.])
Qian Xuesen, 2001: t.p. (钱学森 = Qian Xuesen) p. 465 (b. Dec. 11, 1911)
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)
LC database, Nov. 4, 2009 (hdg.: Tsien, Hsue Shen; usage: Qian Xuesen [predominant form], H.S. Tsien)
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)
Associated languagechi eng