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At the Edge of Space: The X-15 Flight Program

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In At the Edge of Space, Milton O. Thompson tells the dramatic story of one of the most successful research aircraft ever flown. The first full-length account of the X-15 program, the book profiles the twelve test pilots (Neil Armstrong, Joe Engle, Scott Crossfield, and the author among them) chosen for the program. Thompson has translated a highly technical subject into readable accounts of each pilot's participation, including many heroic and humorous anecdotes and highlighting the pilots' careers after the program ended in 1968.

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-A Smithsonia bestseller in cloth<BR>- New in paperback

About the Author

Milton O. Thompson (1926-1993) was chief engineer at the NASA Ames-Dryden Flight Research Facility in Edwards, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781588340788
Foreword:
Armstrong, Neil A.
Publisher:
Smithsonian Books
Foreword by:
Armstrong, Neil
Foreword:
Armstrong, Neil
Author:
Armstrong, Neil A.
Author:
Thompson, Milton O.
Author:
THOMPSON M
Author:
THOMPSON, M.
Location:
Washington D.C.
Subject:
Airplanes
Subject:
Aviation - History
Subject:
X-15
Subject:
Military - Aviation
Subject:
Aviation - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
v. 13.
Publication Date:
20030231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
70 BandW PHOTOS
Pages:
392
Dimensions:
9.05 x 6 x 1.2 in 1.45 lb

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