From Runway to Orbit

From Runway to Orbit : Reflections of a NASA Engineer

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In From Runway to Orbit Kenneth Iliff gives a first-hand account of his experiences during his long and distinguished career in flight research.The book describes in detail Iliff s role in the development of the Space Shuttle and its various missions as well as his 25 year involvement in Shuttle Orbiter experiments. Lliff describes his experiences with the lifting body programs as well as his involvement in the X-15 flights. Space exploaration scientists, space enthusiasts, and historians may be interested in these advancements in flight during the second half of tghe twentieth (20th) century.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 402 pages
  • 175.3 x 246.4 x 27.9mm | 907.2g
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0160722594
  • 9780160722592

About Curtis L Peebles

Kenneth Iliff worked at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center for 40 years, retiring in 2002.Curtis Peebles works in the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center History Office. "
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