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History and principles of flight, and careers in aeronautics. Provided at three different levels approximately age 14 to undergraduate. Section for teachers is US-based.
How aerodynamics influence the flight of a boomerang, the shape of a racecar and more.
Looks at the pioneers of aviation and lots of information about the history of flight . Mainly historical but some useful information on aerofoils.
An explanation of what happens when you encounter turbulence on a flight.
A quick summary of how a Frisbee flies.
Planes, jet propulsion, wind tunnels, model rockets, hypersonic flight and everything in between are covered in this comprehensive guide from NASA.
This NASA site focuses on the aerodynamics of kite flight, including the kite modeler applet which allows you to test out different designs.
Contains material to show the basic mathematics and physics which govern the design and flight of rockets, and tips on how to build your own model rocket.
News and info on NASA's New Horizons space probe, currently on a 10 year flight to conduct flyby studies of Pluto and its moons in 2015.
VRSD displays rendered satellite images of hurricanes and other natural phenomena created by the Laboratory for Atmospheres at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
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