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The Resource Milestones of flight : from hot-air balloons to SpaceShipOne, by Tim Grove

Milestones of flight : from hot-air balloons to SpaceShipOne, by Tim Grove

Label
Milestones of flight : from hot-air balloons to SpaceShipOne
Title
Milestones of flight
Title remainder
from hot-air balloons to SpaceShipOne
Statement of responsibility
by Tim Grove
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book is being published in association with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The museum will celebrate its 40th anniversary in July 2016. There will be a new Smithsonian exhibition, to be called "Milestones of Flight." This book is NOT a catalog of the exhibition; rather, it is a history of flight told through approximately twenty-five historical milestones"--
Summary
"This book is being published in association with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The museum will celebrate its 40th anniversary in July 2016. There will be a new Smithsonian exhibition, to be called "Milestones of Flight." This book is NOT a catalog of the exhibition; rather, it is a history of flight told through approximately twenty-five historical milestones"--
Illustration
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Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10517032
Cataloging source
PSt/DLC
Dewey number
629.109
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Intended audience
10-14
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 7
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
from hot-air balloons to SpaceShipOne
Label
Milestones of flight : from hot-air balloons to SpaceShipOne, by Tim Grove
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Ballooning -- Wright Flyer -- Curtiss JN-4, the "Jenny" -- Douglas World Cruiser -- Goddard rocket -- Spirit of St. Louis -- Full scale wind tunnel -- Douglas DC-3 -- UAVs -- Bell XP-59A Aeracomet -- Whittle and Jumo 004B engines -- Bell X-1, Glamorous Glennis -- Boeing 367-80, "Dash 80" -- Sputnik 1 and Explorer 1 -- North American X-15 -- Discoverer/Corona -- Telstar -- Mercury Friendship 7 -- Mariner 2 -- Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird -- Gemini IV -- Imagination and the Star Trek Starship Enterprise -- Lunar Module -- Touchable moon rock -- Pioneer 10/11 -- Viking Lander -- Space Shuttle Discovery -- Hubble Space Telescope -- SpaceShipOne -- Epilogue
Control code
932003489
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
vii, 103 pages
Isbn
9781419720031
Lccn
2015033040
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)932003489
Label
Milestones of flight : from hot-air balloons to SpaceShipOne, by Tim Grove
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Ballooning -- Wright Flyer -- Curtiss JN-4, the "Jenny" -- Douglas World Cruiser -- Goddard rocket -- Spirit of St. Louis -- Full scale wind tunnel -- Douglas DC-3 -- UAVs -- Bell XP-59A Aeracomet -- Whittle and Jumo 004B engines -- Bell X-1, Glamorous Glennis -- Boeing 367-80, "Dash 80" -- Sputnik 1 and Explorer 1 -- North American X-15 -- Discoverer/Corona -- Telstar -- Mercury Friendship 7 -- Mariner 2 -- Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird -- Gemini IV -- Imagination and the Star Trek Starship Enterprise -- Lunar Module -- Touchable moon rock -- Pioneer 10/11 -- Viking Lander -- Space Shuttle Discovery -- Hubble Space Telescope -- SpaceShipOne -- Epilogue
Control code
932003489
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
vii, 103 pages
Isbn
9781419720031
Lccn
2015033040
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)932003489

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