X-15

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  • English

Apogee Books , Burlington, Ont
X-15 (Rocket aircraft), Research aircraft -- United States., Rocket planes., Reusable space vehicles., Hypersonic pl
Statementincorpolating files from USAF, compiled from the archives & edited by Robert Godwin.
SeriesMission report
ContributionsGodwin, Robert, 1958-, United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration., United States. Air Force.
The Physical Object
Pagination408 p., [8] p. of col. plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22999983M
ISBN 101896522653

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X Diary: The Story of America's First Space Ship [Tregaskis, Richard, Crossfield, A. Scott] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. X Diary: The Story of America's First Space Ship/5(19). The X was a small rocket-powered aircraft, 50 feet long with a wingspan of 22 feet.

It had a conventional fuselage, but an unusual wedge-shaped vertical tail, thin stubby wings and unique side fairings that extended along the fuselage.

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The X weighed ab pounds empty and approximat pounds at launch. This semi-technical summary of the X–15 program is directed toward the less publicized aspects of its achievements. The X was the ultimate "X" vehicle. Built in the s, she became the fastest and highest-flying winged aircraft of its time.

NASA says it will eventually make titles available for the Nook as well. And Luddites can still order hard copies of the X book, along with a CD or a PDF.

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Follow/Fav 7 X 5 X Book 2. By: ajsqdaway. This Book takes place a little over 10 years from the end of Book 1 and shows where the Magnificent 7 are now. Much gratitude to Beta Lyn and her keen eyes. Rated: Fiction K - English - Family - Vin T. The X Rocket X-15 book tells the enthralling yet little-known story of the hypersonic X, Most thorough and honest book on X you'll find If you have any sort of substantial interest in the X you'll want to read this excellent book on the program.

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Books whose main focus is the X program. Aerofax Datagraph 2: North American Aviation X/XA-2 Ben Guenther, Jay Miller, Terry PanopalisAerofax, Inc. Always Another Dawn A. Scott Crossfield with Clay Blair, Jr. World Publishing, Hodder & Stoughton (British edition) Lowe & Brydone (Printers) Ltd., for Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd.

The North American X was a hypersonic rocket-powered aircraft operated by the United States Air Force and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration as part of the X-plane series of experimental X set speed and altitude records in the s, reaching the edge of outer space and returning with valuable data used in aircraft and spacecraft cturer: North American Aviation.

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The X was flown by a band of elite test pilots, including the first man to walk on the Moon, Neil Armstrong. The X made flights between andseveral of which were above the line considered to be the arbitrary altitude where space : Haynes Publishing UK. Follow/Fav 7 X 5 X Book 2.

By: ajsqdaway. This Book takes place a little over 10 years from the end of Book 1 and shows where the Magnificent 7 are. X Extending the Frontiers of Flight. by Dennis R. Jenkins, NASA, available for free download, It is usually unwise to call a book “definitive” because you never know what is waiting at the publishers, but I can say unequivocally that Dennis R.

Jenkins’ excellent X Extending the Frontiers of Flight is the definitive book on that advanced rocket plane, the North American X North American X is a useful introduction to this highly successful aircraft and program, and highly recommended as a primer for modellers and aviation historians alike.

Highly Recommended. Thanks to Osprey Publishing for the sample.

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X Research Results – Book Review Posted on October 8, by jaimeirastorza Continuing with the reviews of the NASA aeronautics free ebook series (1), now is the turn of “X Research Results” by Wendell H.

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