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Temperatures are dropping, the leaves are falling, and the countdown is on to the busiest time of year for air travel around the nation.
Of the many adjectives that could adequately describe George W. Lewis, the first Executive Officer of the National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics (NACA), “thorough” is arguably the most appropriate.
HAMPTON, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, July 8, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, former NASA engineer and Eagle Aeronautics Director for Projects
Two generations of aerospace engineering excellence will come together Saturday, March 1 when NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif., is redesignated NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center.
President Barack Obama has signed the congressional resolution known as HR 667, renaming Dryden Flight Research Center to the Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center.
Sixty years ago, A. Scott Crossfield, a talented young engineering research pilot for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), became the first human to fly faster than twice the speed of sound in the Douglas D-558-2 Skyrocket in the skies over Edwards Air Force Base.
- Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.