Best Of The National Air And Space Museum

Author: F. Robert Van Der Linden
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution
ISBN: 1588345815
Size: 15.97 MB
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Bob Van der Linden, curator of aeronautics, has selected the most historically important, popular, and just plain impressive aircraft and spacecraft from the collections of both museums to be captured in the book's beautiful full color ...

Smithsonian National Air And Space Museum

Author: Michael J. Neufeld
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426206534
Size: 52.71 MB
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Presents the collections of the National Air and Space Museum, revealing the stories behind such artifacts as the Spirit of St. Louis and the Enola Gay, and provides inside information on the development of the museum's collection.

Milestones Of Space

Author: Curators of the National Air and Space Museum
ISBN: 0760344442
Size: 45.44 MB
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DIVIn Milestones of Space, Michael Neufeld and select curators of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum present a gorgeous illustrated celebration of the groundbreaking spacecraft that gave humanity its first steps into the cosmos. ...

Art Of The Airport Tower

Author: Carolyn Russo
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution
ISBN: 1588345084
Size: 35.66 MB
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This book, the companion volume to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum exhibition of the same name, explores 85 historic and contemporary airport towers through more than 100 fine art photographs by Carolyn Russo.

Milestones Of Flight

Author: Robert Van Der Linden
Publisher: Zenith Press
ISBN: 0760351511
Size: 35.21 MB
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Authored by Dr. Robert van der Linden, a leading expert on aviation and Chairman of the Aeronautics Department at the NASM, this book is a stunning profile of the advancements in flight from decade to decade, illustrated with beautiful, ...

At The Controls

Author: Eric F. Long
Publisher: Boston Mills Press
ISBN: 9781550463651
Size: 18.91 MB
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Printed to coincide with a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition, "At the Controls" is a photographic look at the cockpits of 40 aircraft and five spacecraft of historical note. Full color. 30 archival images.


Author: Amanda Joan Young
Publisher: powerHouse Books
ISBN: 9781576874981
Size: 17.59 MB
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Presents a history of space suits, from the first pressurized suits in the 1930s to the present day, along with a collection of photographs of mission suits, prototypes, and training gear.

Fly Now

Author: Joanne M. Gernstein London
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426200885
Size: 27.65 MB
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Traces the history of human flight and air travel through 180 years of poster art, in a celebration of the hot air balloons of the mid-nineteenth century to the sleek, high-tech airliners of the present day.

Pluto S Secret

Author: Margaret Weitekamp
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613124961
Size: 53.86 MB
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Praise for Pluto's Secret "Pairing a lighthearted narrative in a hand-lettered–style typeface with informally drawn cartoon illustrations, this lively tale of astronomical revelations begins with the search for Planet X.” —Kirkus ...