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: 67.31 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.

The Right Stuff

Author: Tom Wolfe
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781429961325
Size: 79.80 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
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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 Astronaut Wives Club

Author: Lily Koppel
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0755362616
Size: 77.23 MB
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Sexy and sophisticated, rich in melodrama, and set against the uniquely atmospheric backdrop of the Space Age, THE ASTRONAUTS' WIVES CLUB tells the real story behind some of the biggest heroes in American history, chronicling their romantic ...

Like Sex With Gods

Author: Bayla Singer
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 9781585442560
Size: 65.25 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.

Space And The American Imagination

Author: Howard E. McCurdy
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801898684
Size: 60.67 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.

Stages To Saturn

Author: Roger E. Bilstein
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 0788181866
Size: 64.68 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 ...

Ask The Astronaut

Author: Tom Jones
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution
ISBN: 1588345378
Size: 14.16 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.

American Military Aviation

Author: Charles Joseph Gross
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 9781585442553
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NOTES CHAPTER 1: BRIGADES OF FLYING HORSES 1. ... 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 ...