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SpaceShipTwo Pilot 20th Person Killed in Space Mission or Flight Test

UPDATED: November 1, 2014 2:56 p.m.

WASHINGTON (WNEW/AP) — The pilot killed Friday when Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo exploded has been identified as Michael Alsbury, CBS News reports. 528 more words


Thinking obliquely - book review

I recently finished another (1) interesting book of the NASA aeronautics series that are free to download from its media catalogue.

This book, by Bruce I. 1,587 more words


A hot air balloon flies about 4000 ft over a farm in the Margham desert

A hot air balloon flies at an altitude of about 4000 ft over a farm in the Margham desert about 60 km (37 miles) southeast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.


X-15 Research Results - Book Review

Continuing with the reviews of the NASA aeronautics free ebook series (1), now is the turn of “X-15 Research Results” by Wendell H. Stillwell, one of the two ebooks… 1,331 more words