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Flight and motion : the history and science of flying.

Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the development of human flight from ancient myths and legends through today's space exploration, highlighting scientific discoveries and innovations that made aviation possible.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Flight and motion.
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 2009
(DLC) 2007030815
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9780765681898 0765681897
OCLC Number: 712621288
Description: 1 online resource (5 volumes (640 pages)) : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color)
Contents: V. 1. Aerobatics-Balloon --
v. 2. Barnstorming-Fuel --
v. 3. Future of aviation-Missile --
v. 4. Mitchell-Space probe --
v. 5. Space race-Wright brothers.

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Suitable for readers from grade 6 and up, this illustrated set provides coverage of the history of aviation, including space flight, as well as the science and technology on which it depends. It also  Read more...

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