Space History Photos Archive
12 May 2014, 12:55 PM ET
The HL-20 was one of two concepts considered for the Personnel Launch System.
09 May 2014, 01:22 PM ET
Astronaut Bruce McCandless II tests a Mobile Foot Restraint.
08 May 2014, 12:06 PM ET
An alternative energy research project, NASA and the ERDA installed this turbine at the Plum Brook Facility.
07 May 2014, 12:29 PM ET
A NASA research pilot watches the NB-52B fly over after an HL-10 test flight.
06 May 2014, 09:55 AM ET
An astronaut receives training on the Lunar Landing Simulator.
05 May 2014, 12:41 PM ET
The X-38 research vehicle drops away from NASA's B-52 mothership.
02 May 2014, 12:55 PM ET
The Gimbal Rig was designed to simulate the motions of a space capsule, training astronauts to control the craft.
01 May 2014, 11:53 AM ET
Flight 7 of the X-1E suffered another nose gear failure on Rogers Dry Lake bed.
30 April 2014, 12:02 PM ET
Orville Wright flies his glider at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.
29 April 2014, 12:47 PM ET
An unofficial sustained American aviation altitude record for women was set on July 1, 1979.
28 April 2014, 11:02 AM ET
During a July 1999 test flight, the X-38 descends under its steerable parachute.
25 April 2014, 12:21 PM ET
A ramjet engine burns during a flight test for the P-61.
24 April 2014, 02:45 PM ET
This machine simulates the vibration, G-forces and pressure spacecrafts encounter during launch and landing.
22 April 2014, 11:02 AM ET
The M2-F3 is launched from the B-52 Mothership.
21 April 2014, 12:09 PM ET
This is an early version of the modern computer.
18 April 2014, 01:40 PM ET
An astronaut evaluates the Portable Foot Restraint in space.
17 April 2014, 11:19 AM ET
The close-up of the right side of the control panel in the Plum Brook Facility shows the controls for the manual operation of the shim rods.
16 April 2014, 12:13 PM ET
Bell Aircraft Corporation's X-1E is loaded under the Boeing B-29 mothership.
15 April 2014, 12:19 PM ET
Milt Thompson climbs into the cockpit of the M2-F2 lifting body research aircraft.
14 April 2014, 12:13 PM ET
Women scientists train in the Neutral Buoyancy Simulator.
11 April 2014, 01:39 PM ET
Mission Specialist Bruce McCandless II, is seen further away from the confines and safety of his ship than any previous astronaut has ever been.
10 April 2014, 02:26 PM ET
The Lunar Landing Research Facility was transformed into a site to conduct crash testing of full-scale aircraft.
09 April 2014, 12:19 PM ET
The M2-F1 lifting body, shown under tow, was designed as a means of landing an aircraft horizontally after atmospheric reentry.
01 April 2014, 10:43 AM ET
Space Shuttle Atlantis begins STS-86 by blazing through the night sky.
31 March 2014, 01:01 PM ET
NASA technicians at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory inspect and repair damage inside the Huygens probe before its successful launch.
28 March 2014, 11:02 AM ET
Two astronauts emerge from the airlock in their space suits after an EVA.
27 March 2014, 03:02 PM ET
The first aircraft purchased by the NACA.
26 March 2014, 11:16 AM ET
This technical rendition of Atlantis docked to the Kristall module of the Russian Mir Space Station shows the largest space platform ever assembled.
25 March 2014, 10:55 AM ET
The Communication Technology Satellite, a high-powered spacecraft resulting from five years of cooperation between NASA and Canada's Department of Communications, was launched in January of 1976.
24 March 2014, 11:17 AM ET
Astronaut Bruce McCandless II exits the EMU after successful deployment of the Hubble Space Telescope.
21 March 2014, 11:25 AM ET
This NASA SR-71 completes its first flight at Dryden Flight Research Center.
20 March 2014, 11:00 AM ET
This Langley test pilot and engineer prepare to conduct research in the air.
19 March 2014, 10:39 AM ET
Astronauts build the ASEM structure during the fourth EVA of the STS-49 mission.
18 March 2014, 03:44 PM ET
This color picture of the Martian horizon was taken by Viking 1 on July 24, 1976.
17 March 2014, 04:00 PM ET
The ground communication terminal for the Brazil/United States communication link via the Relay satellite which was launched late in 1962.
14 March 2014, 10:20 AM ET
Seymour Schwartz prepares substances to be analyzed for evaporation properties.