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Most widely held works by National Air and Space Museum
Planets : a Smithsonian guide by Thomas R Watters ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1,005 libraries worldwide
A guide to our solar system profiles each of the planets and discussses early beliefs and origins, theories surrounding the mysterious Planet X, and planets outside our system, as well as other space-related topics.
Milestones of aviation : Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum ( Book )
7 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 789 libraries worldwide
Air and space : the National Air and Space Museum story of flight by Andrew Chaikin ( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 766 libraries worldwide
"Drawing on the peerless collections of the National Air and Space Museum...this magnificent book brings us the story of the conquest of the skies. From the first hot-air balloon to the Wright brothers, the Apollo Moon landing, the Mars Pathfinder mission, and beyond. Air and Space captures the daring innovators, brilliant discoveries, and breathtaking excitement of aviation and spaceflight as no other book has." Includes over 400 photographs and illustrations.--Jacket.
Fire and ice : a history of comets in art by Roberta J. M Olson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
Vertical flight : the age of the helicopter ( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 730 libraries worldwide
Traces the development of the helicopter and vertical takeoff aircraft, describes key technological breakthroughs, and looks at the future of helicopters.
The First 25 years in space : a symposium ( Book )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and held by 714 libraries worldwide
A collection of essays discussing the motivations for going into space and emphasizing the economic significance of space activities, and also explores options for the future.
Black wings : courageous stories of African Americans in aviation and space history by Von Hardesty ( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 687 libraries worldwide
A history of African Americans in aviation and space cites the efforts of black men and women to promote integration by entering the military, breaking transcontinental records, and joining the space program.
The Wright Flyer : an engineering perspective ( Book )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 674 libraries worldwide
Beretter om udviklingen af brødrene Wright's fly fra 1903, "The Flyer", og beskriver detaljeret aerodynamikken og teknikken bag flyet.
Judgment at the Smithsonian ( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 583 libraries worldwide
Space science comes of age : perspectives in the history of the space sciences ( Book )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 568 libraries worldwide
The dream is alive ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 504 libraries worldwide
Go into space alongside the astronauts on the space shuttle. Experience working in zero gravity, and eating and sleeping in orbit. Witness the first spacewalk by an American woman, and the capture and repair of a satellite.
Blue planet ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 499 libraries worldwide
View Earth from space. Orbiting 200 miles above Earth's surface, see familiar landforms: the majestic Himalayas, giant Namib desert sand dunes, jewel-like Caribbean islands. From this unique vantage point see how natural forces - volcanoes, earthquakes and hurricanes - affect our planet, and how a powerful new force - mankind, has begun to alter the face of Earth.
Cosmic voyage ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 475 libraries worldwide
Combines live action with state-of-the-art computer-generated imagery to pinpoint where humans fit in our ever-expanding universe. Explore scientific theories, some of which have never before been visualized on film, from the birth of the cosmos and solar system to the nature of black holes and exploding supernovas.
The Jet age : forty years of jet aviation ( Book )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Beskriver udviklingshistorien inden for såvel den militære som civile jetflyvning herunder jetflytyper og jetmotorer.
Fly now! : a colorful story of flight from hot air balloon to the 777 "Worldliner" : the poster collection of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum by Joanne M. Gernstein London ( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
The aviation careers of Igor Sikorsky by Dorothy Cochrane ( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 422 libraries worldwide
Charles A. Lindbergh : an American life ( Book )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
Frontiers of flight by Jeffrey L Ethell ( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the milestones in the history of flight by profiling aircraft chosen by the curators of the National Air and Space Museum.
Airplanes : the life story of a technology by Jeremy R Kinney ( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
Discovery, for children in grades K-3 ( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
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