Posts Tagged ‘NASA’
 

 

On This Day in Aviation History: October 1st

Concorde breaks the sound barrier, West Coast Airlines Flight 956 becomes the first fatal DC-9 crash, NASA is born, and the F-86 and XP-59 take their first flights.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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On This Day in Aviation History: September 22nd

The F-14 Tomcat is retired from the US Navy, a man crosses the Atlantic in a hot-air balloon, an E-3 Sentry crashes outside Elmendorf AFB and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.
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On This Day in Aviation History: October 11th

Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first president to fly, NASA launches the 100th Space Shuttle mission, a Congo Airlines 727 is shot down, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.
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On This Day in Aviation History: January 4th

A day of firsts: The Brooklyn Dodgers become the first baseball team to buy a plane, Pan Am launches the first all-cargo transatlantic service, a pope flies on a plane for the first time, Sputnik 1, the first satellite, falls o...
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Dying Man Shares Previously Unseen Amateur Video of Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

A Florida man has shared some never-before-seen footage of Challenger's catastrophic 1986 launch.
by NYCAviation Staff
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