DAYS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD Hi there This is Binati Sheth ...available on all Unacademy platforms https://unacademy.com/user /binati157 THATS THE WORLD
DAYS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD
FIRST MANNED LUNAR LANDING First in Flight The Wright Brothers and Moon Landing KITTYHAWK TO TRANQUILITY BASE
DAYS THAT SHOOK HE WORLDcb 17th December 1903 Wilbur and Orville Wright made the first powered flights (lasted 12 seconds) 66 years later... 20th July 1969 The Apollo 11 lunar landing
Henry Ford has launched his motor car company Emmeline Pankhurst s campaigning for women to have the right to vote in Manchester, England 17th December 1903 Marie Curie ust received the Nobel for her work in radiation. First manned flight in the world, Kitty Hawk, USA
Why Kitty Hawk-North Carolina, USA (3 months) No trees No hills 130 miles of salty marshes and desolate sand dunes Lots of wind Lots of sand Wilbur and Orville Wright bicycle mechanics from Dayton, Ohio, USA spent 4 years developing their flying machines
Applying Wind Warping to Gliders
The Flyer Wing Span (Cotton and willow wings which warp): 40 feet Distance between the upper and lower wings: 6 feet Propellers linked by light weight chains 08:15 AMwind is 27 mph 10:40AM~wind is 21 mph Small engine + Rudder in the rear to control the machine in the air.
The First Successful Manned Flight HP Moore-broke the story (which was 99% inaccurate) in THE VIRGINIAN PILOT 12 seconds 120 feet 15 seconds 200 feet 13 seconds 175 feet 59 seconds 852 feet
Yasser Arafet, in Egypt, iS the newly elected leader of the PLO The war torn Biafra, in Nigeria, has 4 million people facing starvation 20th July 1969 James Earl Rav has been jailed for the murder of Martin Luther King in Memphis First manned mission to the moon
Lunar module: On board computer with 74 kilobytes of memory Has thrusters and radar to control and gauge the location of the module Mission control loses contact with them for a while; when they yaw 10 degrees right, the signal interference clears.
2974 days after JFK's speech, mankind did the impossible! Sent a manned mission to the moon and safely returned 600 million people watch 12 more men walk on the moon; last one walked on December 11th 1972
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