Korean War Figures
Jesse L. Brown: The U.S. Navy’s First Black Aviator
The son of a sharecropper, Mississippi-born Jesse Leeroy Brown would do whatever it took to become a pilot and break the navy's color barrier
The Man Who Almost Beat the Wrights Into the Air
More than 100 years ago, Samuel Langley's team of specialists from the Smithsonian Institution proved to a small group of astonished observers that powered flight was possible. But they still had to prove that their Aerodrome could safely carry a man into the sky.