Flight In America

Author: Roger E. Bilstein
Publisher: Resources for the Future
ISBN: 9780801866852
Size: 23.39 MB
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He offers a glimpse of the developments one might expect in the new millennium.

American Women And Flight Since 1940

Author: Deborah G. Douglas
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813148294
Size: 58.57 MB
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The question became "Should women fly?" Deborah G. Douglas tells the story of this ongoing debate and its impact on American history.

Testing Aircraft Exploring Space

Author: Roger E. Bilstein
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801871580
Size: 58.73 MB
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In this richly illustrated account, acclaimed historian of aviation Roger E. Bilstein combines the story of NACA and NASA to provide a fresh look at the agencies, the problems they faced, and the hard work as well as inventive genius of the ...

The Right Stuff

Author: Tom Wolfe
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781429961325
Size: 54.93 MB
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It is this, the inner life of the astronauts, that Tom Wolfe describes with his almost uncanny empathetic powers, that made The Right Stuff a classic.

Space And The American Imagination

Author: Howard E. McCurdy
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801898684
Size: 80.69 MB
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Space and the American Imagination traces the emergence of space travel in the popular mind, its expression in science fiction, and its influence on national space programs.

The Wright Brothers

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476728755
Size: 20.20 MB
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"David McCullough once again tells a dramatic story of people and technology, this time about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly: Wilbur and Orville Wright"--Provided by publisher.

Selecting The Mercury Seven

Author: Colin Burgess
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1441984054
Size: 79.51 MB
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This work provides biographical details of all thirty-two finalists for the seven coveted places as America's pioneering astronauts.

A Dream Of Wings Americans And The Airplane 1875 1905

Author: Tom D. Crouch
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393322279
Size: 55.97 MB
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Describes the early experiments of American inventors and scientists, such as Octave Chanute, Samuel Langley, and August Herring, and how they paved the way for the Wright brothers. Reprint.

Wings Of Their Dreams

Author: John Norberg
Publisher: Purdue University Press
ISBN: 9781557534897
Size: 29.19 MB
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This is the story of an aeronautic odyssey of imagination, science,engineering, technology, adventure, courage, danger and promise. It is the story of the human spirit taking flight, entwined with Purdue's legacy in aviation's history.