Stratospheric Flight

Aeronautics at the Limit

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-9457-8 (Print) 978-1-4419-9458-5 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXIV

  2. In a hostile environment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. No Access

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      Pages 3-25

      A sense of not belonging

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      Pages 27-52

      Comfort zone

  3. New heights of flight

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 53-53

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      Pages 55-74

      A tale of two Comets

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      Pages 75-93

      Higher

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      Pages 95-109

      Faster

  4. 'Above the weather'

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 111-111

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      Pages 113-121

      Deep freeze

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      Pages 123-130

      Rivers of air

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      Pages 131-157

      Rough ride

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      Pages 159-166

      A gray area

  5. Where next?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 167-167

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      Pages 169-189

      Higher still

  6. Appendices

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 191-191

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      Pages 193-198

      Unit conversions

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      Pages 199-206

      Temperature profiles around the globe

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 207-215