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Paul B. MacCready (1925–2007)

Paul B. MacCready was born on September 29, 1925 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Paul Beattie MacCready. He is known for his work on Nova (1974) and The Flight of the Gossamer Condor (1978). He was married to Judy MacCready. He died on August 28, 2007 in Pasadena, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Nova Self - Designer
The Flight of the Gossamer Condor Camera and Electrical Department


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 1978 The Flight of the Gossamer Condor (Documentary short) (still photographer)
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 1978 Nova (TV Series documentary)
Self - Designer
- Icarus' Children (1978) ... Self - Designer

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Paul MacCready


Judy MacCready  (his death)  (3 children)

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He designed the "Gossamer Condor", the first fully capable human-powered flying machine. It was constructed from aluminum, Mylar, foam, and piano wire, and weighed just 70 pounds. See more »

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