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Neil Armstrong: The Incredible Life and Career of a True Hero, From Test Pilot to First Man on the Moon on Apollo 11 - An Expansive Compilation of Authoritative NASA History Documents and Selections

by Progressive Management

<p>Neil Armstrong needs no introduction. He is a genuine American hero whose pathfinding aerospace endeavors extended well beyond his command of the epic Apollo 11 lunar landing mission in 1969. Few appreciate that he was involved in not one, ...

ISBN: 9780463035832

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NORAD and Cheyenne Mountain AFS

by J. Brian "Bear" Lihani

<p>The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) was established as a result of an agreement between Canada and the United States to defend against increasing Soviet military capabilities. In the early years of World War II, the leaders ...

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Northern Arizona Space Training

by Kevin Schindler & William Sheehan

<p>During the 1960s and early 1970s, northern Arizona played a critical role in fulfilling President Kennedy's bold challenge of sending humans to the moon. From the rocky depths of the Grand Canyon to lofty cosmic views from Flagstaff's dark ...

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Notes

by Richard White

<p>Notes is an autobiography of Richard A. White. It entails brief descriptions of his early childhood through to his current status of nearly 84 years of life.<br />Events described are not necessarily in chronological order, and some are ...

ISBN: 9781370942855

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Oil and Gas, Technology and Humans

Assessing the Human Factors of Technological Change

by Denis Besnard & Eirik Albrechtsen

<p>The oil and gas industry is going through a major technological shift. This is particularly true of the Norwegian continental shelf where new work processes are being implemented based on digital infrastructure and information technology. The

ISBN: 9781317086109

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On The Frontier: Flight Research at Dryden, 1946-1981 - Exploring the Supersonic Frontier, Muroc, Into Space, X-15, Serving Gemini and Apollo, Lifting Bodies Prelude to Shuttle, Center at Crossroads

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is a wonderful account of flight research at the Dryden Flight Research Center, with a history of the center from its origins through the early research ...

ISBN: 9781310192180

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One Small Step

The History of Aerospace Engineering at Purdue University

by A. F. Grandt Jr., W. A. Gustafson & L. T. Cargnino

<p>Purdue University has played a leading role in providing the engineers who designed, built, tested, and flew the many aircraft and spacecraft that so changed human progress during the 20th century. It is estimated that Purdue has awarded 6% ...

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Operational Protection From Unmanned Aerial Systems: Drones, UAV, UAS Proliferation, ISR Platforms, UAS Capabilities and Vulnerabilities, Current Protective Measures, Protection Shortfalls

by Progressive Management

<p>This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. The widespread proliferation of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) among both state and non-state actors is cause for concern to U.S. ...

ISBN: 9781311137081

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Performance Evaluation and Design of Flight Vehicle Control Systems

by Eric T. Falangas

<p>The purpose of this book is to assist analysts, engineers, and students toward developing dynamic models, and analyzing the control of flight vehicles with various blended features comprising aircraft, launch vehicles, reentry vehicles, ...

ISBN: 9781119134879

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Performance of the Jet Transport Airplane

Analysis Methods, Flight Operations, and Regulations

by Trevor M. Young

<p><em>Performance of the Jet Transport Airplane: Analysis methods, flight operations, and regulations</em> presents a detailed and comprehensive  treatment of  performance  analysis techniques for jet transport airplanes. Uniquely, the book ...

ISBN: 9781118534779

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Photonic Travel: Riding on a Beam of Light

by Richard Lighthouse

<p>This short technical paper describes the technology that will be used to colonize distant planets in other solar systems. It is the most efficient form of transportation that is possible utilizing physical matter. A 5 watt laser pulse can be ...

ISBN: 9781310952814

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Piper PA-28-151 Cherokee Warrior 1974-76 Pilot's Information Manual

Piper Pilot Operating Handbook (POH) / Aircraft Flight Manual (AFM)

by Piper Aircraft Corporation

<p>Piper PA-28-151 Cherokee Warrior 1974-76 Pilot's Information Manual</p> ...

ISBN: 1230002825618

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Pipistrel Light Aircraft

Our history and future

by Michael Coates

<p>Wan't to know more about light Aviation History? Pipistrel are the leading light aircraft manufacturer in the world and the leader in electric aircraft technology including electric and hybrid aviation power systems. This book will take you ...

ISBN: 1230002388717

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Planes, Gliders and Paper Rockets

Simple Flying Things Anyone Can Make--Kites and Copters, Too!

by Rick Schertle & James Floyd Kelly

<div><p>Do helicopters need more or less energy to stay in the sky than an airplane? What pushes a rocket to leave the atmosphere? Why can airplanes have smaller motors than helicopters?</p> <p>Help your students learn the answers to these and ...

ISBN: 9781457187650

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Power Systems for Space Flight

by Zipkin, Morris

Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics, Volume 11: Power Systems for Space Flight covers certain major technical areas of space electric power. This book is organized into four parts encompassing 43 chapters that specifically tackle the ...

ISBN: 9780323141925

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Principles of Flight for Pilots

by Peter J. Swatton

<p>Organised and written as an accessible study guide for student pilots wishing to take commercial ground examinations to obtain ATPL or CPL licenses, <em>Principles of Flight for Pilots</em> also provides a reliable up-to-date reference for ...

ISBN: 9781119957638

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Proceedings of the X-15 First Flight 30th Anniversary Celebration: NASA Conference Publication 3105 - Historic Hypersonic Rocket-powered Spaceplane and Aircraft Tales, X-30 and Space Shuttle

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an excellent report on the historic X-15 program. A technical symposium and pilots&apos; panel discussion were held on June 8,1989, to commemorate the 30th

ISBN: 9781310409516

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Prophecy Fulfilled: "Toward New Horizons" and Its Legacy, Seminal Reports on Air Power Technology and Military Aeronautics: Where We Stand, Science the Key to Air Supremacy, Dr. Theodore von Karman

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication presents several historic air power technology and military aeronautics: Where We Stand was written in 1945 and issued as an AAF Report ...

ISBN: 9781310209840

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Reconsidering a Century of Flight

by Launius, Roger D.

On December 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright soared into history during a twelve-second flight on a secluded North Carolina beach. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the first flight, these essays chart the central role that aviation ...

ISBN: 9781469625584

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Sacramento’s Moon Rockets

by Alan Lawrie

On July 16, 1969, a Saturn V rocket launched the Apollo spacecraft carrying American astronauts to the surface of the moon, where Neil Armstrong would take his famous first steps and fulfill Pres. John F. Kennedy's goal of a successful lunar ...

ISBN: 9781439652602

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