Definitions for "Abe Silverstein"
Abe Silverstein (1908 - 2001) was an American engineer who played an important part in the United States space program. He was a longtime manager at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and its predecessor the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). On August 14, 1997, Silverstein was recipient of the prestigious Guggenheim Medal for "significant contributions to the advancement of flight."