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NASA - Goddard Space Flight Center

News from the Goddard Space Flight Centre, home to scientists, engineers and technologists that build spacecraft, instruments and new technology to study the Earth, the sun, our solar system, and the ...

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What Is Supersonic Flight?

NASA's guide to supersonic flight

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What is turbulence?

Short description of turbulence, a common feature in fluids and what you sometimes experience on flights.

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Race to Mars - Known effects of long-term space flights on the human body

Read about the effect of space travel from feeling sick to bone loss and muscle wasting.

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Hindenburg (LZ-119)

At 803.8 feet in length, the German passenger airship Hindenburg (LZ-119) was the largest aircraft ever to fly. The commercial flights of Hindenburg, along with Graf Zeppelin, pioneered the first ...

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Dynamics of Flight

A good introduction site about how airplanes fly

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Fundamentals of flight

A great introductory guide to aeronautics, with info on how air flows over an object and how things fly.

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Science Fun with Airplanes

Covers basic flight ideas with simulations and questions. Some parts in pdf format.

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Bumblebee Flight Does Not Violate the Laws of Physics

This article debunks the myth that bumblebees shouldn't be able to fly because of their shape.

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The physics of slowly spinning soccer ball flight

A new research paper has revealed the seams of the football are important for spin.

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