Jet-Spacecraft

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  • The first jet takes off (Heinkel HE 178)

    The first jet takes off (Heinkel HE 178)
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    Jets to Spacecraft

  • U.S. Air Force pilot Captain Charles "Chuck" Yeager becomes the fastest man alive when he pilots the Bell X-1 faster than sound for the first time on October 14 over the town of Victorville, California.

    U.S. Air Force pilot Captain Charles "Chuck" Yeager becomes the fastest man alive when he pilots the Bell X-1 faster than sound for the first time on October 14 over the town of Victorville, California.
  • Boeing makes the B-52 bomber. It has eight turbojet engines, intercontinental range, and a capacity of 500,000 pounds.

    Boeing makes the B-52 bomber. It has eight turbojet engines, intercontinental range, and a capacity of 500,000 pounds.
  • The first orbiting object was launched into space (Sputnik I)

    The first orbiting object was launched into space (Sputnik I)
  • First man was put in space in the Vostok I

    First man was put in space in the Vostok I