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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

First Flights: 100 years of Powered Flight

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Picture Gallery


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A Century of Air and Space Power Timeline
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Splendid Vision, Unswerving Purpose: Developing Air Power for the United States Air Force during the First Century of Powered Flight
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First Flight: The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Airplane
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Results of the First United States Manned Orbital Space Flight: February 20, 1962
NAS 1.21:2003-4316
Crafting Flight: Aircraft Pioneers and the Contributions of the Men and Women of NASA Langley Research Center
NAS 1.21: 4206
Stages to Saturn
NAS 1.21:4309
Flights of Discovery: 50 Years at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center
NAS 1.43:C 73
First Launch of the Space Shuttle Columbia
NAS 1.43: W 92 X
Wright way [poster]  Innovation through Engineering


D 221.18: AV 5
United States Naval Aviation 1910-1995
NAS 1.86: N 17 X/CD
NASA Space Flight and Science


NAS 1.2:G 49/994       or
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NAS 1.69: EB-2000-08-130-HQ      to   (NASA Kids web site)
U. S. Space Shuttle Glider

NASA Educational Brief  
N E A R  Spacecraft Model
(NASA KIDS web site)

The X-1 Paper Glider Kit: Investigating the Basics of Flight with a Model of the First Supersonic Aircraft

NASA Educational Brief

Web Sites

The First Century of Flight: NACA/NASSA Contributions to Aeronautics
NASA Educational Brief: Space Shuttle Glider
NASA History Office
Mercury Spacecraft
Mercury: Friendship 7 MA-6 (23)
Factoids: Mercury Program
Gemini Spacecraft
Gemini III
Factoids: Gemini Program
Apollo Spacecraft
Apollo XI
Factoids: Apollo Program
Lunar Landing Module on the Moon
Lunar Landing Module in Flight
First Shuttle Launch
Shuttle Mission Archive: Columbia
Factoids: Space Shuttle Program