On The Frontier: Flight Research at Dryden, 1946-1981 (NASA History) (Paperback)
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This is an authoritative history of flight Research at Dryden from 1946 to 1981. The history of flight research at the NASA Hugh L. Dryden Flight Research Center is recounted. The period of emerging supersonic flight technology (1944 to 1959) is reviewed along with the era of flight outside the Earth's atmosphere (1959 to 1981). Specific projects such as the X-15, Gemini, Apollo, and the space shuttle are addressed. The flight chronologies of various aircraft and spacecraft are given.