Revolutionary Atmosphere: The Story of the Altitude Wind Tunnel and the Space Power Chambers

Revolutionary Atmosphere: The Story of the Altitude Wind Tunnel and the Space Power Chambers

by Robert S. Arrighi, NASA History NASA History Division
     
 

NASA SP 2010-4319. NASA History Series. This scholarly look at the Altitude Wind Tunnel covers the transformations the wind tunnel made in its long history from a wind tunnel doing full-scale testing for wartime applications, to a vacuum chamber supporting the Vision for Space Exploration, and even a brief period as home to Mercury astronaut training. The book also… See more details below

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NASA SP 2010-4319. NASA History Series. This scholarly look at the Altitude Wind Tunnel covers the transformations the wind tunnel made in its long history from a wind tunnel doing full-scale testing for wartime applications, to a vacuum chamber supporting the Vision for Space Exploration, and even a brief period as home to Mercury astronaut training. The book also addresses the attempts to resurrect the facility and its eventual decommissioning and demolition.

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ISBN-13:
9781780393728
Publisher:
Books Express Publishing
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Pages:
412
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.94(d)

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