Capstone module 5.docx - Capstone Module 5 HST 318 Part I Cowan Hersch use the history of the aviation industry to discuss Cold War engineering and the

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Capstone Module 5 HST 318 Part I: Cowan & Hersch use the history of the aviation industry to discuss Cold War engineering and the military-industrial complex. Drawing on this reading and the satellites documentary, identify three historical developments in the aviation industry that required the support of the government/military. Write 1-2 sentences for each example and be sure to specify both the change in the aviation industry and the type of government/military support that made it possible. One of the most beneficial developments to arise from government programs during the Cold war was the commercialization of air travel and the creation of faster and safer planes. Many WW2 aces came home to become pilots. A large development was the advancements that came from satellites to allow for better communication at farther distances coming from the funding of the governments funding of the “echo” program which also sparked AT&T’s first commercial satellite. On the topic of satellites there
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