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Aeronautics
 

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      the study of flight and the workings of aircraft
 


 

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The first "A" in NASA stands for aeronautics.

One reason NASA studies aeronautics is to learn how to make flight safer.

 


 


 

Related Links:
What Is Aeronautics?
How Do Planes Fly? Storybook

 

 

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Two men sit at computers while testing an airplane in the background
Engineers test a Navy plane at the flight loads lab at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California.
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Page Last Updated: October 3rd, 2014
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