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Flight of the Voyager

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

Flight of the Voyager

hearing before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, One hundredth Congress, first session, February 3, 1987.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voyager (Airplane),
  • Aeronautics -- United States -- Flights.,
  • Flights around the world.,
  • Endurance flights.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 36 p. ;
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17670425M

    Guests testify about the unrefueled flight around the world of the aircraft, Voyager and the technical advances that made it possible. If I had realized what this book would really cover I wouldn't have picked it up. I was really looking forward to an in-depth look at the people and story behind the making of the Voyager missions, and the decades in flight before this book was published in , shortly before V2 left the heliosphere/5.

    In early , Dick Rutan resigned from his brother's company and founded Voyager Aircraft, Inc., and prepared to complete the first-ever around the world, non-stop, non-refueled flight. On the morning of Decem , a fuel laden Voyager took off on the history making flight. The Voyager easily surpassed the previous record for unbroken, straight-line flight of 12, miles (20, km) that had been set in The Voyager made its round-the-world journey cruising at an average speed of about miles per hour ( km per hour).

    The book game of flames very action-packed and is very like slow and it's not the best that I read. flag Like see review. Jaina Rose rated it liked it. Shelves: blogged. This review is also available on my blog, Read Till Dawn. This is the second of the two books I 4/5. THE FLIGHT OF VOYAGER by John H. Lienhard. Click here for audio of Episode Today, we fly non-stop around the world. The University of Houston's College of Engineering presents this series about the machines that make our civilization run, and the people whose ingenuity created them.


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Flight of the Voyager by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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