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NASA’s Role in Air Transportation
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1966 by SAE International in United States
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The mission of NASA in aeronautics is “to conduct research on the problems of flight with a view to their practical solution.” The author in discussing the NASA mission, breaks it down into three major areas: advanced research, applied technology, and developmental technology. The discussion is based on specific aircraft. Among these are the V/STOL transports, the SST, and hypersonic cruise vehicles.