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Thrust SSC Supersonic Car
Society: ASMEMain Category: MechanicalEra: 1990-1999DateCreated: 1997Coventry Transport MuseumCoventryZip: 024 7623 4270Country: EnglandWebsite: https://www.asme.org/about-asme/who-we-are/engineering-history/landmarks/256-thrust-ssc-supersonic-car, https://www.asme.org/wwwasmeorg/media/ResourceFiles/AboutASME/Who%20We%20Are/Engineering%20History/Landmarks/256-ThrustSSC-booklet.pdfCreator: Noble, Richard

First Land Vehicle to Exceed the Speed of Sound; averaged 763.04 mph 

YearAdded:
2014
Image Credit: Courtesy Flickr/Ben Sutherland (CC BY 2.0)Image Caption: The Thrust SSC at Coventry Motor Museum
Society: ASMEMain Category: MechanicalSub Category: Research and DevelopmentEra: 1990-1999DateCreated: 1996DLP(r) Demo CenterPlanoState: TXZip: 75023Country: USAWebsite: http://www.asme.org/about-asme/history/landmarks/topics-m-z/research-and-development/--243-digital-micromirror-device-%281996%29Creator: Hornbeck, Larry , Texas Instruments
The Digital Micromirror Device (DMD) was recognized as an ASME Mechanical Engineering Historic Landmark in 2008. Its development began in 1977 with the forming of a small team at Texas Instruments headed by noted physicist Larry Hornbeck. Texas Instruments was given a project from the Department of Defense to create a device that could modulate light.
YearAdded:
2008
Image Credit: Courtesy Wikipedia/Adpowers (CC BY-SA 1.0)Image Caption: Picture of DLP chip used in a digital projector at the Cinerama in SeattleEra_date_from: 1996
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