Celebrating a Century of Flight
Автор: Judy baker
Издательство: NASA Publication
Год издания: 2002
Размер: 42 Mb
Human beings have always wanted to fly. Evidence of our ancient desire to join the birds in the sky can be found in our earliest legends of winged gods and heroes, flying horses, and magic carpets. Then there are the hazy tales of real human beings who were carried aloft by kites or who sought to fly with wings of their own design. All too often, these intrepid souls suffered broken bones or worse.