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Wright Brothers


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With Wings as Eagles: From Fantasy to Flight documents the history of human flight. Photos, drawings, and articles are presented in six categories: myth and fantasy, early science, balloons and airships, kites and gliders, the...  (Library of Congress)
The Wilbur and Orville Wright Papers documents the Wright brothers' lives and their work that led to the world's first powered, controlled, and sustained flight. Nearly 50,000 digital images are provided—diaries...  (Library of Congress)
Wright Brothers National Memorial: Site of the First Controlled Powered Flight tells how bicycle makers in Dayton, Ohio, launched the aviation age. After reading about the glider accident that killed Otto Lilienthal, Wilbur and Orville Wright spent four years...  (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)
NASA Educator Guides offer lessons and activities for learning about aeronautics, clouds, energy, the electromagnetic spectrum, the International Space Station, Mars, microgravity, the moon and the Apollo...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
The Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age celebrates the centennial of flight with a thorough presentation of Wilbur and Orville Wright's biography, their technical achievements and the cultural impact of their breakthrough in...  (National Air and Space Museum, supported by Smithsonian Institution)
Aviation: From Sand Dunes to Sonic Booms features 100 aircraft, airfields, research labs, military installations, battle sites, launch facilities, and other places that tell about people and events that made the U.S. a world...  (National Register of Historic Places, supported by National Park Service)
From Fantasy to Flight provides photos, letters, articles, and resources for learning about the history of flight -- aircraft and balloons, Alexander Graham Bell's aerodynamic studies, the Wright brothers...  (Library of Congress)
The Dream of Flight presents photos, letters, and diary excerpts from the experiments and efforts that led to the Wright brothers' December 17, 1903, achievement of the first sustained, powered, and...  (Library of Congress)
Learning to Fly: The Wright Brothers' Adventure sends students undercover to Dayton and Kitty Hawk to report secretly on the activities of two brothers who are making a big glider in their bicycle shop. Students prepare by...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
The Centennial of Flight -- The Future of Flight is dedicated to the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Wright Brothers' first powered flight and the development of aviation over the past century. It offers aerospace-related...  (Multiple Agencies)
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