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Space History Photos Archive
13 August 2012, 08:00 AM ET
A space station concept drawing from 1977.
10 August 2012, 08:00 AM ET
This tool was launched to measure atmospheric properties in 1963.
09 August 2012, 08:00 AM ET
The new director of research is welcomed to Langley.
08 August 2012, 08:00 AM ET
The design of this facility allowed astronauts to practice assembling structures in space-like conditions.
07 August 2012, 08:00 AM ET
This facility provides a central hub for airlines and airports to mitigate passenger delays.
06 August 2012, 08:00 AM ET
Mariner 1 launched for orbiting Venus.
03 August 2012, 08:00 AM ET
Many VIPs visited the NACA facilities, President Roosevelt included.
02 August 2012, 08:00 AM ET
With our Blue Marble as a back drop, two astronauts, arm in arm, run through simulations.
01 August 2012, 08:00 AM ET
Deep Space 1, the first spacecraft to use ion propulsion as its main engine, being assembled.
31 July 2012, 08:00 AM ET
A missile-like object, used to test air inlet efficiency, buried its nose in the ground.
30 July 2012, 08:00 AM ET
Space Shuttle Columbia is prepared for an upcoming launch with its payload inside.
26 July 2012, 08:00 AM ET
One of many space station concepts, the Manned Orbiting Laboratory was planned for launch in 1969.
25 July 2012, 08:00 AM ET
Astronaut Mark Lee tests the SAFER system.
24 July 2012, 08:00 AM ET
A plane was quickly marked with NASA information to back up a cover-up story was quickly released to explain the presence of an airplane over the Soviet Union.
23 July 2012, 08:00 AM ET
Crew members participate in training for in-flight maintenance.
20 July 2012, 08:00 AM ET
One of three concepts, the free-flying lunar lander became the most important simulator for the Moon missions.
19 July 2012, 08:00 AM ET
The structure was designed to simulate and study human response in air traffic control towers.
18 July 2012, 08:00 AM ET
A Titan rocket from the Gemini family prepares to deliver the Viking toward Mars.
17 July 2012, 08:00 AM ET
Stennis Space Center stands where this sawmill once was.
16 July 2012, 08:00 AM ET
The Puma Robotic Arm aided in the development and study of Virtual Reality.
13 July 2012, 08:00 AM ET
The telescope is pictured during the second servicing mission in 1997.
12 July 2012, 08:00 AM ET
Jerrie Cobb was first woman to pass all three phases of the Mercury Astronaut Program.
11 July 2012, 08:00 AM ET
The station in movie was based on an actual model concept designed by Werner Von Braun.
10 July 2012, 08:00 AM ET
The Thunderbolt was one of several high speed aircraft used in research by the NACA.
09 July 2012, 07:00 AM ET
During the Apollo 15 mission, Astronaut David R. Scott explores the Hadley Delta.
06 July 2012, 08:00 AM ET
A Jet Assisted Take Off Unit, aka a rocket, under construction in the High Pressure Combustion Facility.
05 July 2012, 08:00 AM ET
The facility was designed to simulate impacts.
04 July 2012, 09:28 AM ET
Apollo 11, the first lunar landing mission, framed with the American flag.
03 July 2012, 08:00 AM ET
The sixth spacecraft in the Nimbus series prepares for launch.
02 July 2012, 08:00 AM ET
The second stage of the 374-foot tall Moon rocket is hoisted into the test stand.
29 June 2012, 08:00 AM ET
This large machine was used to make computations for research.
28 June 2012, 08:00 AM ET
Research on these mysterious "belts" of radiation, which begin just 4,000 miles from Earth's surface, was conducted at Lewis Research Center.
27 June 2012, 08:00 AM ET
Harvey Allen's contribution to space travel revolutionized fundamentals of the science.
26 June 2012, 08:00 AM ET
One of the first helicopter prototypes on a tarmac at Langley.
25 June 2012, 08:00 AM ET
Chimpanzee Ham is welcomed home.