Flight In America

Author: Roger E. Bilstein
Publisher: Resources for the Future
ISBN: 9780801866852
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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: 63.20 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.

Stages To Saturn

Author: Roger E. Bilstein
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 0788181866
Size: 52.17 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: 33.85 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.

Testing Aircraft Exploring Space

Author: Roger E. Bilstein
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801871580
Size: 23.67 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 ...

Like Sex With Gods

Author: Bayla Singer
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 9781585442560
Size: 29.20 MB
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The author retraces humankind's fantasies and visions of flights, reconstructing a mythology through literature, art, and religion that directly contributed to the technology of flight.

The Astronaut Wives Club

Author: Lily Koppel
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 1455503231
Size: 44.18 MB
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THE ASTRONAUT WIVES CLUB tells the story of the women who stood beside some of the biggest heroes in American history.

Ask The Astronaut

Author: Tom Jones
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution
ISBN: 1588345378
Size: 39.36 MB
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Jones also explores the future of spaceflight, both professional and commercial, in the years to come. Ask the Astronaut is a delight for all readers, especially "armchair astronauts" and younger, 21st century space explorers.

The Airplane In American Culture

Author: Dominick Pisano
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472068333
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Roger Bilstein (a contributor to this volume), Flight Patterns: Trends of
Aeronautical Development, 1918—1927 (Athens: University of Georgia Press,
1983) and Flight in America: From the Wrights to the Astronauts (Baltimore: Johns
Hopkins ...

A Dream Of Wings Americans And The Airplane 1875 1905

Author: Tom D. Crouch
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393322279
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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.