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Breaking the sound barrier by air, by land, and in free fall

Breaking the sound barrier by air, by land, and in free fall

, high above California's Antelope Valley, Charles "Chuck" Yeager became the fastest man alive. That day Yeager—an Appalachian farm boy-turned-fighter ace—flew an experimental rocket plane called the Bell X-1 through the sound barrier and into ... ArsTechnica, 1 month ago

This Week in West Virginia History

Courtesy Photo Lincoln County native Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier by flying 700 miles per hour. Start the conversation, or Read more at Williamson Daily News Online. Add your comments below Copyright ...
 Topix1 month ago

World War II art signed by veterans

Former President George H.W. Bush, Chuck Yeager, the first man to travel faster than sound; Dick Winters and other veterans of the Band of Brothers; members of the Flying Tigers and of the Black Sheep Squadron are just a few of famous military ...
 Examiner.com2 months ago
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Omnifilm Entertainment and One World Studios Bring Thrilling Award-winning Docu-series "Ice Pilots" to the Digital World

From da Vinci's flying machines, and the Wright brothers first flight, to Capt. Chuck Yeager flying faster than sound, and Neil Armstrong on Apollo 11's first human lunar landing, aviators have been celebrated as movie stars for their bravado and ...
 Social Dashboard1 week ago

Armour: Don't focus on concussed player's shot

Proud as Trace Dimeff is of his howd-he-do-that? basket, he hopes no other player will duplicate it. You may not know Dimeff's name, but youve probably seen the video of him making a three-pointer despite having just suffered an obvious concussion.
 USA Today1 hour ago
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Space tourism is closer to taking off, but how should it be regulated?

The breakthroughs were right around the corner, they promised. Soon people would be taking regular trips to the cosmos, and the era of commercial spaceflight would finally become reality. And so in 2004, the young space companies lobbied for an ...
 MyInforms2 days ago Are Musk, Bezos and Branson the Wright brothers of today? Some in Congress think so.  Washington Post6 days ago

Medical Advantage Group Partners with the Ohio State Medical Association

COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Medical Advantage Group today announced a partnership with the Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA) that will enable the organizations to collaborate in their efforts to lead physicians into the future through ...
 CNBC3 days ago

Museum Honors Navy Test Pilot who 'Harnessed the Sky'

Nimitz. Halsey. Spruance. Mention those names in a town like San Diego and you're likely to get a lesson in naval history. They're legends. Mention Frederick Trapnell and you're likely to get blank stares -- even though he ranks among the most ...
 Military.com1 week ago San Diego Air & Space Museum honors test pilot Trapnell, who 'harnessed the sky'  Stars and Stripes1 week ago
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How property rights in outer space may lead to a scramble to exploit the moon's resources

This week the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation known as the SPACE Act of 2015 ( The U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act ), which recognizes and promotes the rights of U.S. companies to engage in the exploration and ...
 Washington Post1 week ago Rep. McCarthy's Remarks for SPACE Act Debate (prepared)  SpaceRef1 week ago

Coral Reef Researcher Wins Explorer's Club Honor

Posted November 11, 2015 | Atlanta, GA A century ago, being an explorer meant trekking across icy wastelands, scaling impossibly high mountains or spending months at sea in search of new lands, unseen creatures and new scientific knowledge.
 Georgia Tech2 weeks ago
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