Bringing the Future Within Reach: Celebrating 75 Years of the NASA John H. Glenn

Bringing the Future Within Reach: Celebrating 75 Years of the NASA John H. Glenn Research Center, 1941-2016

Agency Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Glenn Research Center
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GPO Stock Number: 033-000-01377-9 ISBN: 9780160932106
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The book documents Glenn's many research specialties over those 75 years. Among them are early jet engines and rockets; flight safety and fuel efficiency tested in premier icing and wind tunnels; liquid hydrogen fuel which, despite skeptics like aerospace engineer Werner von Braun, helped the U.S. win the race to the moon; and electric propulsion, considered key to future space flight.

Interested readers such as: Space enthusiasts, aviation personnel, aerospace engineers, and inventors may be interested in this comprehensive and milestone volume.

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Product Details

GPO Stock Number:
033-000-01377-9
ISBN:
9780160932106
Availability Details:
In Stock - Warehouse and Retail (Priced)
USA Price:
$64.00
International Price:
$89.60
Publisher:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Glenn Research Center
Author:
Arrighi, Robert S.
Year/Pages:
2016: 419 p.; ill.
Note:
 
Key Phrases:
NASA SP 2016 627
Celebrating 75 Years of the John H. Glenn Research Center
Glenn, John H.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
John H. Glenn Research Center
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Weight:
3.5 lb.
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Discount
Binding:
Paperback
Cover:
Paper
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Unit of Issue (U.S.):
Each
Item Available Date:
04/03/2016
Last Status Update:
09/14/2016