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Author Pierce, Alan, 1966-

Title Breaking the sound barrier / by Alan Pierce.

Publication Info. Edina, Minn. : ABDO Daughters, [2005]


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Description 1 online resource (48 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Series American moments
American moments.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 45) and index.
Contents Shattering the sound barrier -- Speed of sound -- Faster and faster -- Speeding toward war -- Drawing board -- X-1 -- Chuck Yeager -- Mach 1.06 -- Supersonic world -- Timeline -- Fast facts -- Web sites -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary Traces the development of supersonic aerodynamics and the breaking of the sound barrier.
Note Print version record.
Subject Aerodynamics, Supersonic -- Juvenile literature.
Aerodynamics, Supersonic.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Technology -- Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Transportation -- Aviation.
Aerodynamics, Supersonic. (OCoLC)fst00798221
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Pierce, Alan, 1966- Breaking the sound barrier. Edina, Minn. : ABDO Daughters, ©2005 1591977304 (DLC) 2004047696 (OCoLC)54913213
ISBN 9781617143502 (electronic bk.)
1617143502 (electronic bk.)
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