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Orders of Magnitude: A History of the NACA and NASA, 1915-1990

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Orders of Magnitude: A History of the NACA and NASA, 1915-1990
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Publisher: United States Government Printing
ISBN/ASIN: 0160042593
ISBN-13: 9780160042591
Number of pages: 167

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This is a concise history of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) and its successor agency, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). This edition not only updates the historical record, but restores aeronautics to its due place in the history of the agency and of mankind's most fascinating and continuing voyage.

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