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From Runway to Orbit: Reflections of a NASA Engineer

Agency Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA History Office
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GPO Stock Number: 033-000-01267-5 ISBN: 0-16-072259-4
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NASA SP 2004-4109. NASA History Series.

In this memoir, Dr. Kenneth W. Iliff, the now retired Chief Scientist of the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, tells his account of the last forty years of American aeronautical research. He has played pivotal roles in many of the most important American aeronautics and spaceflight endeavors and his narrative covers much of the second half of the first 100 years of flight. 

This book represents the story of Dr. Ken Iliff’s passion for flight, his work, and his long and astoundingly productive career.

Audience: This book can be read with profit not just by scientists and engineers, but equally by policy makers, historians, and journalists wishing to better comprehend advancements in flight during the second half of the twentieth century.

Keywords: NASA history, space exploration history, Dr. Kenneth W. Iliff, Kenneth Iliff, kenneth illiff, NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, NASA engineer

Product Details

GPO Stock Number:
033-000-01267-5
ISBN:
0-16-072259-4
Availability Details:
In Stock - Warehouse and Retail (Priced)
USA Price:
$27.50
International Price:
$38.50
Publisher:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA History Office
Author:
Iliff, Kenneth W.
Peebles, Curtis L.
Year/Pages:
2004: 421 p.; ill.
Note:
NB1303
Key Phrases:
NASA DP 2004 4109
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Biography
Engineering
Dryden Space Flight Research Center
Aeronautics
Aeronautical Research
Avionics
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Weight:
2.3125 lb.
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Discount
Binding:
Hardcover
Cover:
Paper
Subject Bibliography:
018 222 297
Unit of Issue (U.S.):
Each
Item Available Date:
06/22/2004
Last Status Update:
11/07/2016