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The development of Microsoft's desktop computer Flight Simulator.
A preview of the upcoming Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall.
MiG-17 performance in Veitnam
Digital scans of Charles Lindbergh’s Spirit of St. Louis, which belongs to the National Air and Space Museum, were incorporated into the Microsoft Flight Simulator 40th anniversary edition.
The Museum's Archives holds large digitized collections highlighting the contributions of high-profile women, ranging from aviators Louise McPhetridge Thaden and the Ninety-Nines to astronauts Sally K. Ride and Kathryn D. Sullivan. There are also smaller collections, some containing just one to two documents, representing women whose experiences are just as important to telling the full story of women in aviation and space flight.
Late in World War Two the German's developed the Heinkel He 162 Spatz, an early jet fighter part of the Volksjäger (People’s Fighter) project.
A study of Chesley Bonestell's mural "A Lunar Landscape."
What's new in aviation and space.
Thanks to GPS, ecologists today can track thousands of animals all the time with tracking devices that can be smaller than a quarter. But in 1970 there was just a weather satellite, a 23 pound collar, and an elk named Monique. On this episode of AirSpace, we talk to some of the scientists who use space to track animals here on Earth.
James Banning is perhaps best known for this record-setting transcontinental flight, but his story and accomplishments started years earlier.