Barnes & Noble to Host Book Signing for NASA Langley Research Center: The First Century

Local author Amy Waters Yarsinske will be available to sign copies of book
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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Nov. 27, 2018 - PRLog -- Langley research established many of the basic building blocks of aeronautics, changed the shape of aircraft and paved the way for jet aircraft that could fly at supersonic speed. Whether it is testing airbags for space capsule landings, developing technologies to allow aircraft to fly at supersonic and hypersonic speeds, or studying Earth's atmosphere, NASA Langley remains on the leading edge as it has since 1917. "No place has played a larger role in the history of American flight technology or flight technology in general than Langley Research Center," observed Tom D. Crouch Ph.D., D.H.L., an aeronautics historian and senior curator with the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum. "It's hard to think of an airliner in the air today that doesn't have Langley's signature on it..."

About the Author:

AMY WATERS YARSINSKE is the author of several best-selling, award-winning non-fiction books. Her drive to document and investigate history-shaping stories and people has already led to over sixty non-fiction books. Amy graduated from Randolph-Macon Woman's College in Lynchburg, Virginia, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in English and Economics.  She earned her Master of Planning from the University of Virginia School of Architecture.

Join the author for a signing:
Where:  Barnes & Noble
12170 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA 23602
When:  Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.

Available at area bookstores, independent retailers, and online retailers, or through Arcadia Publishing at (888)-313-2665 or online.

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