THE EXPLORERS 2004: Breaking the barriers to increased Alaska exploration and production
Director, Division of Oil and Gas
The movie “The Right Stuff” highlighted the breaking of the sound barrier (Mach 1) by Chuck Yeager in the Bell X-1. Yeager’s flight was considered very risky because an aircraft encountered buffeting as it approached Mach 1, but it was unclear what would happen to an aircraft after passing through M....
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