|aDiscover: Flight |cwritten by Ruth Tepper Brown ; designed by Jenna Riggs.
|aSmithsonian Discover: Flight
|aSan Diego |bSilver Dolphin Books|c2014.
|a64 p. |bcol. ill. |c26 cm. |e1 poster + 12 fact cards.
|aBalloons in the air -- Machines in the sky -- Starships in space.
|aGet ready for take off with Smithsonian Discover: Flight! Created in collaboration with Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, Flight chronicles the ups and downs of the history of human flight. From early hot-air balloons, to the Wright brothers' first flight at Kitty awk, to rockets blasting off for the Moon, Flight is filled with fascinating facts and the science of flight presented simply. Take a tour of Air Force One, uncover the secrets of stealth fighter planes, and learn what it's like to live and work in zero gravity aboard a spaceship. All the most impressive aircraft are covered in detail in the 64 pages of this book. Smithsonian Discover: Flight also comes with a double-sided poster, a set of 12 fact cards on the coolest aircraft, and 9 paper planes for future flyers to fold and launch for their own early experiments in aerodynamics.