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High-Speed Dreams NASA and the Technopolitics of Supersonic Transportation, 1945--1999 (New Series in NASA History) by Erik M. Conway

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Aerospace & aviation technology,
  • Supersonic transport planes,
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration,
  • Aviation - History,
  • United States,
  • Science,
  • Transportation,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • USA,
  • Political aspects,
  • Aeronautics & Astronautics,
  • Science / Earth Sciences,
  • United States.,
  • Aviation - General,
  • Earth Sciences - General,
  • 20th century,
  • History,
  • Research

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7871311M
ISBN 10080188067X
ISBN 109780801880674

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