Space History Photos Archive
29 November 2012, 09:18 AM ET
A crash in the X-15 ends in a prompt rescue and the eventual retirement of a research pilot.
28 November 2012, 09:30 AM ET
One of the Saturn stages is seen at the Michould Facility.
27 November 2012, 09:31 AM ET
We see a control panel for a wind tunnel at Lewis Research Center.
26 November 2012, 09:33 AM ET
This is one of three complexes comprising the Deep Space Network.
21 November 2012, 11:08 AM ET
A 1969 space station concept that produced artificial gravity by spinning on an axis.
19 November 2012, 11:45 AM ET
A failed NACA aircraft pictured with NACA's chief test pilot.
16 November 2012, 09:42 AM ET
This rocket-powered research aircraft was launched from the B-52 to ensure proper testing.
15 November 2012, 09:42 AM ET
The Orbiting Astronomical Observatory was the first satellite to allow astronomers to view the universe from outside Earth's atmosphere.
14 November 2012, 10:10 AM ET
The Lunar Prospector is shown mated to the Star 37 Trans Lunar Injection module.
13 November 2012, 09:45 AM ET
NACA technician uses a P-51D for transonic testing.
09 November 2012, 09:06 AM ET
We see a launch simulation at Cape Canaveral, Florida.
08 November 2012, 09:19 AM ET
This space station concept from 1960 used Apollo hardware.
07 November 2012, 08:53 AM ET
Two early examples of swept wing airfoils.
06 November 2012, 09:00 AM ET
The Plum Brook reactor primary building as seen by an artist.
05 November 2012, 09:01 AM ET
A shot of the first unmanned test flight of the Apollo/Saturn V space vehicle.
02 November 2012, 10:02 AM ET
Astronauts Cernan and Schmitt prepare for their mission.
01 November 2012, 10:58 AM ET
Space Shuttle Atlantis is rolled over to the VAB.
30 October 2012, 10:20 AM ET
VIPs watch and participate in the groundbreaking for the Plum Brook facility.
29 October 2012, 10:06 AM ET
A depiction of the conceptual space station habitat wheel.
26 October 2012, 10:59 AM ET
The lightweight, solar-powered, remote-controlled aircraft was designed for long-term scientific sampling or imaging missions.
25 October 2012, 10:17 AM ET
Pilot Stan Butchart demonstrates the Iron Cross simulator.
24 October 2012, 11:52 AM ET
Astronaut David R. Scott pictured with two command/service modules outside the Lunar Module.
23 October 2012, 12:32 PM ET
Employees witness the unexpected shut down of the Plum Brook reactor.
22 October 2012, 10:01 AM ET
The Crusader, the fastest Navy aircraft at the time, prepares for testing.
18 October 2012, 09:26 AM ET
Work is done to clear the Plum Brook water pumps of debris.
17 October 2012, 10:31 AM ET
The last aircraft in the Dryden Lifting Body program, the X-24B was a wingless craft designed to fly back to Earth from space.
16 October 2012, 09:53 AM ET
The biologist works with NASA to develop ways to track changes in ocean temperature and more by satellite.
12 October 2012, 10:35 AM ET
One of three of NASA's Deep Space Network complexes, located in Australia.
11 October 2012, 10:45 AM ET
A depiction of the space station concept of Herman Noordung.
10 October 2012, 09:45 AM ET
The Plum Brook Facility reactor core pictured from above.
09 October 2012, 09:54 AM ET
The NACA aircraft fleet outside the hangar.
05 October 2012, 09:40 AM ET
NACA dedicates the AERL with the help of some distinguished guests.