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Nasa Langley Research Center : The First Century - Amy Waters Yarsinske

Nasa Langley Research Center

The First Century

Paperback Published: 19th November 2018
ISBN: 9781634990745
Number Of Pages: 224

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"No place has played a larger role in the history of American flight technology or flight technology in general than Langley Research Center," observed Tom D. Crouch Ph.D., D.H.L., an aeronautics historian and senior curator with the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum. "It's hard to think of an airliner in the air today that doesn't have Langley's signature on it. It's hard to think of a military airplane flying today that Langley wasn't involved with in one way or another." Langley research established many of the basic building blocks of aeronautics, changed the shape of aircraft and paved the way for jet aircraft that could fly at supersonic speed. Whether it is testing airbags for space capsule landings, developing technologies to allow aircraft to fly at supersonic and hypersonic speeds, or studying Earth's atmosphere, NASA Langley remains on the leading edge as it has since 1917.

ISBN: 9781634990745
ISBN-10: 1634990749
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 19th November 2018
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 17.15  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.5

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