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The X-15 rocket plane

Michelle Evans

The X-15 rocket plane

flying the first wings into space

by Michelle Evans

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • X-15 (Rocket aircraft),
  • Research,
  • Hypersonic Aerodynamics,
  • Research aircraft,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-434) and index.

    StatementMichelle Evans ; foreword by Joe H. Engle
    SeriesOutward odyssey : a people"s history of spaceflight, Outward odyssey
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL789.8.U6 X514 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 450 pages
    Number of Pages450
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27149873M
    ISBN 100803228406
    ISBN 109780803228405
    LC Control Number2012047260
    OCLC/WorldCa815824846


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