Why can’t we fly a plane into space ?

Why can’t we fly a plane into space what stops it from just flying higher and higher until it in space. well there are several issues but assuming we are in something like a normal jet airliner then one of the main problems is the air or lack of it as we get closer to…

“Pictures in the MInd” Part 5

>>World War II ignited the explosion of technology that gave us the word aerospace. Jet aircraft, atomic weapons, radar and rockets were all products of war. Langley engineers were now among the first to explore the high-speed frontier called “the sound barrier.” In the 19th century, physicist Ernst Mach recognized that a moving object causes…