At the Edge of Space

At the Edge of Space

The X-15 Flight Program

Book - 1992
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Baker & Taylor
A narrative account of NASA's ambitious program, initiated in the 1950s, to test the survivability of rocket-powered aircraft at hypersonic speeds and at the outermost limits of the Earth's atmosphere.

Book News
A narrative account of NASA's ambitious program, initiated in the 1950s, to test the survivability of rocket-powered aircraft at hypersonic speeds and at the outermost limits of the earth's atmosphere. The 12 test pilots are profiled. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Blackwell North Amer
In At the Edge of Space, Milton O. Thompson, a pilot active in the X-15 program from beginning to end, tells the dramatic story of one of the most successful research aircraft ever flown.

Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, [1992]
Copyright Date: ©1992
ISBN: 9781560981077
1560981075
Branch Call Number: 629.1345 THOMP
Characteristics: xiv, 375 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes: Includes index

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