From Runway to Orbit

From Runway to Orbit

Reflections of A NASA Engineer

Book - 2004
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In From Runway to Orbit Kenneth Iliff gives a first-hand account of his experiences during his long and distinguished career in flight research. The book describes in detail Iliff's role in the development of the Space Shuttle and its various missions as well as his 25 year involvement in Shuttle Orbiter experiments. Lliff describes his experiences with the lifting body programs as well as his involvement in the X-15 flights. Space exploaration scientists, space enthusiasts, and historians may be interested in these advancements in flight during the second half of tghe twentieth (20th) century. 

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Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA History Office : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 2004
ISBN: 9780160722592
Branch Call Number: 629.4092 I28f 2004
Characteristics: xx, 402 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Peebles, Curtis
United States
Alternative Title: Reflections of a NASA engineer


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