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The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics was the U.S. agency responsible for space flight from 1915 until it was absorbed by the creation of NASA in 1958.

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Was General Doolittle involved in the invention of RP-1?

James Doolittle is most famous for leading the 1942 air raid on Tokyo. However, between the world wars, he earned a doctorate in aeronautical engineering from MIT, became the manager of Shell Oil's ...