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Space History Photos Archive
02 July 2013, 09:56 AM ET
John C. Houbolt explains his space rendezvous concept for lunar landings.
01 July 2013, 09:46 AM ET
The X-29 Flight Research Aircraft is one of the most unusually designed aircraft in aviation history.
27 June 2013, 04:29 AM ET
The B-52 Mothership flies over the X-15 after a research flight.
26 June 2013, 10:01 AM ET
A test model of the ATS is shown during testing in the Space Environment Simulation Laboratory.
25 June 2013, 10:00 AM ET
The orbiter Discovery lands at KSC's landing facility.
24 June 2013, 11:53 AM ET
An RCA engineer adjusts a propulsion thruster on a communication satellite.
21 June 2013, 10:26 AM ET
Dr. Wernher von Braun stands in front of a Saturn IB launch vehicle at Kennedy Space Flight Center.
20 June 2013, 11:40 AM ET
A view of the test section of NACA's Tunnel #1 shown with a model in place for testing.
19 June 2013, 10:09 AM ET
The Space Shuttle Endeavour prepares to rendezvous with the FGB.
18 June 2013, 10:25 AM ET
The SR-71, on loan from the U.S. Air Force, deploys its drag chute before its nose gear touches the runway after a research flight.
17 June 2013, 09:22 AM ET
A scale model of the X-15 is observed in drop tests inside a wind tunnel.
14 June 2013, 09:57 AM ET
A mechanic checks the turboprop engine prior to testing in the Altitude Wind Tunnel.
13 June 2013, 10:05 AM ET
The X-2 drops away from the B-50 Mothership on an unpowered flight.
12 June 2013, 09:48 AM ET
The International Space Station moves away from the Space Shuttle Discovery after a 1999 mission.
11 June 2013, 10:08 AM ET
A unique shot of Atlantis shows a flock of birds taking flight as it waits for launch.
10 June 2013, 10:14 AM ET
The STS-51-L Space Shuttle Challenger and its crew were lost shortly after launch.
07 June 2013, 10:06 AM ET
The STS-107 crew trains for their mission, learning about the experiments they will be on board.
06 June 2013, 03:42 PM ET
The successful second launch attempt of the Space Shuttle Discovery carried a crew of five and the ATLAS 2 into space.
05 June 2013, 09:53 AM ET
A NASA administrator addresses the audience at the rollout of the Space Shuttle Orbiter Endeavour.
04 June 2013, 02:49 PM ET
The first crew for the Space Shuttle Approach and Landing Tests are pictured with the Enterprise.
03 June 2013, 09:55 AM ET
A NASA engineer watches as a scale model of the Apollo Command Module is prepared for dynamic stability tests.
31 May 2013, 09:15 AM ET
A NASA pilot stands beside the X-15 airplane after a flight.
30 May 2013, 02:33 PM ET
Astronaut Alan Shepard, in his silver pressure suit, preparing for his upcoming Mercury-Redstone 3 launch.
29 May 2013, 10:06 AM ET
The engineer who created the M2-F1 and other model research testing bodies stands with the model and the full scale M2-F1.
28 May 2013, 09:54 AM ET
Pilot and plane shown after a research flight.
24 May 2013, 10:18 AM ET
A view of the Linear Aerospike SR Experiment pod during a fit-check at Lockheed Martin Skunkworks in Palmdale, California.
23 May 2013, 10:18 AM ET
The Gemini 12 spacecraft floats to the ocean surface as a helicopter hovers above.
22 May 2013, 10:25 AM ET
A multiple exposure image of the Rendezvous Docking Simulator during a training.
21 May 2013, 09:31 AM ET
NASA engineers prepare a laser light sheet for a flow visualization test in a Full-Scale Aerodynamic Complex wind tunnel.
20 May 2013, 12:10 PM ET
The Sikorsky JH-19 Chickasaw, used for several purposes, prepared to drop a NASA research model.
17 May 2013, 10:01 AM ET
The X-38 research vehicle touches down on Rogers Dry Lakebed.
16 May 2013, 12:19 PM ET
The Space Shuttle Atlantis departs the Mir Russian Space Station.
15 May 2013, 10:06 AM ET
John Glenn enters the Friendship 7 just before being launched into space for America's first manned Earth orbital mission.
14 May 2013, 10:17 AM ET
The Paraglider Research Vehicle and tow plane await flight on Rogers dry lakebed.
13 May 2013, 09:25 AM ET
Pilot and the X-1E are ready for flight.
10 May 2013, 09:15 AM ET
This image shows the Apollo 1 crew in training.