Aviation and space technology has helped make the world we live in, whether through ubiquitous affordable travel, by putting civilians on the front lines or by instant transmission of video and sound around the world. But there also are a surprising number of other “spin-offs” that we use or encounter in our daily lives. Credit Cards Department stores offered “charge plates” to account customers from the late 1920s, but in 1934 the Air Transport Association ...


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