144 pages filled with fascinating photos of important events, key aircraft, and legendary aviators. An absorbing chronicle of the last 100 years of flight broken down into easy -to-follow chapters. A running timeline throughout the book highlights the century's notable flying innovations, events, and records. Detailed information and photos of the most important and ingenious airplanes, from to the Wright Flyer to today's high-tech marvels.Flights also tended to fall behind schedule, and the system cost a great deal more than expendable rockets would have. To rally the country around ... April 6, 1 973 NASA launches Pioneer 7 7 on a flyby to Jupiter and Saturn. April 1 7, 1 973anbsp;...
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