Moments & Milestones: The First “A” in NASA
- By GEORGE C. LARSON, MEMBER, NAA
- Air & Space magazine, November 2008
NASA Glenn Research Center
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Aircraft already have technology to detect icing, and wind shear sensing is helping to eliminate rough rides. Soon the craft will incorporate software that changes the way the airplane is controlled if it suffers damage.
So on its 50th anniversary, let’s tip our wings to NASA. The folks there have earned a salute.