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Wingless Flight: The Lifting Body Story

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Wingless Flight: The Lifting Body Story
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Publisher: NASA History Office
ISBN/ASIN: 1410221229
ISBN-13: 9781410221223
Number of pages: 256

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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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