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Wind Tunnels of NASA - History of Their Contribution to Flight Science from the Wright Brothers to the Shuttle, Current NASA Facilities for Aircraft and Spacecraft Tests
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,850. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This ebook provides comprehensive coverage of the history and accomplishments of wind tunnels, featuring a reproduction of the NASA history document, Wind Tunnels of NASA, along with a special section outlining some current NASA wind tunnel capabilities.
The Wind and Beyond: A Documentary Journey into the History of Aerodynamics in America, Volume 1 - The Ascent of the Airplane
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 291,000. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Dr. James R. Hansen and his collaborators do more than just document the last century of flight. They go back and expertly trace the historical origins of what made the first heavier-than-air, controlled, powered airplane flight possible on 17 December 1903.
The Birth of Flight: A History of the Wright Brothers Just for Kids!
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 22. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
Planes have been flying ever since you were born, so why should you care about how they were invented? Why should you care about what happened over 100 years ago? Well, although humans have figured out a lot about flying, there is still a lot that we haven’t been able to do yet, and we need smart people who can solve these problems for us. Will you be one of them? The story of the Wright brothers
Crafting Flight: Aircraft Pioneers and the Contributions of the Men and Women of NASA Langley Research Center - NACA Aviation History, Apollo Moon Landing, Viking Mars, Jet Airplanes, Wind Tunnels
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,500. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this exceptional book provides a great history of NASA Langley Research Center's contributions to aviation and spaceflight.