ERIC Number: ED059057
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970
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Aeronautics. America in Space: The First Decade.
Anderton, David A.
The major research and developments in aeronautics during the late 1950's and 1960's are reviewed descriptively with a minimum of technical content. Topics covered include aeronautical research, aeronautics in NASA, The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, the X-15 Research Airplane, variable-sweep wing design, the Supersonic Transport (SST), hypersonic flight, today's aircraft, helicopters and V/STOL aircraft, research for spacecraft, air-breathing power plants, and reduction of engine noise. Many photographs and illustrations are utilized. (PR)
Descriptors: Aerospace Education, Aerospace Technology, Aviation Technology, Instructional Materials, Reading Materials, Research, Resource Materials, Science History, Technological Advancement
Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.45)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.