Encyclopedia > Samuel Pierpont Langley

  Article Content

Samuel Pierpont Langley

Samuel Pierpont Langley was an American astronomer, physicist, aeronautics pioneer and aircraft engineer[?], born: August 22, Boston suburb of Roxbury, Ma, USA, died: February 27, 1906, Aiken, Aiken County, SC, USA.

See also:



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Trans-Siberian railway

... was built a bit earlier in 1897. Convict labor, from Sakhalin Island and other places, and Russian soldiers were drafted into railway-building service. One of the ...