The Edge Of Space
Language:Chinese.HardCover. Pub Date: 2003-10-1 Pages: 301 Publisher: Random House Locked in a desperate Cold War race against the Soviets tofind out if humans could survive in space and live through a freefall from space vehicles. the Pentagon gave civilian adventurerNick Piantanida's Project Strato-Jump little notice until May Day. 1966. Operating in the shadows of well-funded.
Features the images from NASA and other sources. This book helps to discover the technology and spacecrafts behind these extraordinary journeys, learn more about planets, asteroids, and galaxies as they are introduced and supported with explanatory artworks and find out about the important discoveries that have been made.
At the Edge of Space 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 eac.