Wingless Flight: The Lifting Body Story
by R. Dale Reed
Publisher: NASA History Office 2005
Number of pages: 256
Wingless Flight tells the story of the most unusual flying machines ever flown, the lifting bodies. It is the author's story about his friends and colleagues who committed a significant part of their lives in the 1960s and 1970s to prove that the concept was a viable one for use in spacecraft of the future.
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