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Author Evans, Michelle, 1955-

Title The X-15 rocket plane : flying the first wings into space / Michelle Evans ; foreword by Joe H. Engle.

Publication Info. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  629.133 EVANS    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  629.13338 EV16    Check Shelf
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  629.133 EVA    Check Shelf
Description xxv, 450 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Outward odyssey : a people's history of spaceflight
Outward odyssey.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-434) and index.
Contents The whole nine yards -- A record high -- Gaining speed -- Naval engagement -- Changing course -- Straight and steady -- Skipping out -- On a roll -- Inconel meets celluloid -- Fastest man alive -- Chasing experiments -- In the line of duty -- Snow at Edwards.
Subject X-15 (Rocket aircraft)
Research aircraft -- United States.
Aerodynamics, Hypersonic -- Research -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9780803228405 cloth alkaline paper
0803228406 cloth alkaline paper
Standard No. 40022233533
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