Flight In America

Author: Roger E. Bilstein
Publisher: Resources for the Future
ISBN: 9780801866852
Size: 32.40 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: 9780813126258
Size: 76.65 MB
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The book tells of Kentucky’s leaders from Daniel Boone and Henry Clay to Abraham Lincoln, Mary Breckinridge, and Muhammad Ali. The authors also highlight the lives of Kentuckians, both famous and ordinary, to give a voice to history.

Testing Aircraft Exploring Space

Author: Roger E. Bilstein
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801871580
Size: 61.66 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 ...

Stages To Saturn

Author: Roger E. Bilstein
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 0788181866
Size: 61.40 MB
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This book not only tells the important story of the development of the Saturn rocket, and the people who designed and built it, but also recounts the stirring exploits of its operational life from orbital missions around Earth testing ...

The Right Stuff

Author: Tom Wolfe
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781429961325
Size: 28.50 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.

Flight Patterns

Author: Roger E. Bilstein
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 0820332143
Size: 21.69 MB
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Flight Patterns is particularly useful for its discussion of both economic and cultural factors, treating them as integrated elements of the evolving air age.

Selecting The Mercury Seven

Author: Colin Burgess
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1441984054
Size: 12.96 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.

The Wright Brothers

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476728747
Size: 54.49 MB
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Chronicles the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the Wright brothers, sharing insights into the disadvantages that challenged their lives and their mechanical ingenuity.

American Military Aviation

Author: Charles Joseph Gross
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 9781585442553
Size: 78.55 MB
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Charles H. Gibbs-Smith, Aviation: An Historical Survey From Its Origins To The
End of World War II, Ho; Martin van Creveld, Technology and War: From 2000
B.C. to the Present, 183; Roger E. Bilstein, Flight in America, 19oo-19Sy. From
the Wrights to the Astronauts, 1-4; James L. Stokesbury, A Short History of Air
Power, 13; Charles H. Gibbs- Smith, Flight Through the Ages: A Complete,
Illustrated Chronology from the Dreams of Early History to the Age of Space
Exploration, 1-14. 2.

The Ordinary Spaceman

Author: Clayton C. Anderson
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803262825
Size: 75.60 MB
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"A memoir chronicling Clayton Anderson's quest to become an astronaut. From his childhood to working for NASA, and then eventually becoming an astronaut"--