Logo

Wingless Flight: The Lifting Body Story

Large book cover: Wingless Flight: The Lifting Body Story

Wingless Flight: The Lifting Body Story
by

Publisher: NASA History Office
ISBN/ASIN: 1410221229
ISBN-13: 9781410221223
Number of pages: 256

Description:
Wingless Flight tells the story of the most unusual flying machines ever flown, the lifting bodies. It is the author's story about his friends and colleagues who committed a significant part of their lives in the 1960s and 1970s to prove that the concept was a viable one for use in spacecraft of the future.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Read online
(online html)

Similar books

Book cover: The Apollo Spacecraft: A ChronologyThe Apollo Spacecraft: A Chronology
by - NASA
The chronology of the Apollo spacecraft and the lunar mission provides documented information covering a wide range of happenings directly and indirectly related to the program. Written for historians and others interested in the great adventure.
(11687 views)
Book cover: Applied AerodynamicsApplied Aerodynamics
by - Longmans, Green
The work aims at the extraction of principles of flight from, and the illustration of the use of, detailed information on aeronautics now available from many sources. The subject of aerodynamics is almost wholly based on experiment.
(14234 views)
Book cover: Introduction to the Aerodynamics of FlightIntroduction to the Aerodynamics of Flight
by - NASA History Division
This book is an introductory course in aerodynamics. It provides more than a layman's treatment of the subject but not the detail as taught in many individual courses on the college level. The result is a highly qualitative, illustrated set of notes.
(10116 views)
Book cover: Basics of Space FlightBasics of Space Flight
by - NASA
This tutorial is designed to help operations people identify the range of concepts associated with deep space missions, and grasp the relationships among them. It also enjoys popularity with people interested in interplanetary space flight.
(17760 views)