Milestones of Flight


Subject:
Transportation , Aviation

Description:
Companion to an exhibition highlighting "some of the major 'firsts' in aviation and space history." Features illustrated descriptions of the 1903 Wright Flyer (first successful airplane), Ryan NYP "Spirit of St. Louis" (first solo transatlantic flight), Sputnik I (first artificial satellite), Gemini IV (first American spacewalk), Breitling Orbiter 3 Gondola (first nonstop around-the-world balloon flight), and others. From the National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Publisher:
National Air and Space Museum

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.nasm.si.edu/exhibitions/gal100/gal100.html


PID= res:lii-22875