||Government publication, Interactive multimedia, National government publication
|All Authors / Contributors:
NASA Glenn Research Center.
||1 computer optical disc (CD-ROM) : black and white, some color ; 4 3/4 cm
||CD-ROM.; Program operation: This program has been designed for cross-platform (PC or Mac) operation and requires no additional software to function.
About the Altitude Wind Tunnel (AWT) facility and the research performed. The piece contains: A chronological history of the AWT from its construction during World War II and the testing of early jet engines, through the Mercury and Centaur programs of the 1960s, and up to the final use of the building for the Microwave Systems Laboratory; Photographic surveys of the facility in its wind tunnel, vacuum tank, and final configurations; Browsable gallery of over 200 captioned photographs and video clips; A 9-minute documentary on the AWT produced by NASA in 1961; and Links to over 70 reports and publications related to AWT research and the history of the NACA.