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Space History Photos Archive
20 March 2013, 09:52 AM ET
This half-scale test craft was pre-flighted by being carried on a truck.
19 March 2013, 10:23 AM ET
A researcher considers the first full-scale airplane tested in the Propeller Research Tunnel.
18 March 2013, 10:05 AM ET
The prime recovery ship hoists the Apollo 13 Command Module aboard the ship.
15 March 2013, 09:55 AM ET
Plum Brook's lily pad area shown with the shrapnel shields removed.
14 March 2013, 09:43 AM ET
The seven-year journey to Saturn begins.
13 March 2013, 10:13 AM ET
On a ramp in Edwards, California, the X-36 prototype sits.
12 March 2013, 09:40 AM ET
This simulator, originally known as the MASTIF, was built at the Lewis Research Center.
11 March 2013, 09:39 AM ET
The Apollo 14 module is pictured on the moon.
08 March 2013, 09:45 AM ET
The X-38 sits on the lakebed after a test flight.
07 March 2013, 09:16 AM ET
Two mechanics pose with Langley's first wind tunnel.
06 March 2013, 09:01 AM ET
The experimental aircraft pictured in a circling flight path on Rogers Dry Lakedbed.
05 March 2013, 09:16 AM ET
In June 1961, the Plum Brook reactor goes critical for the first time.
04 March 2013, 09:38 AM ET
The space vehicle leaves the Vehicle Assembly Building.
01 March 2013, 09:08 AM ET
A model of a rocket capable of interplanetary exploration.
28 February 2013, 09:01 AM ET
Research pilot John Manke pictured with the M2-F3 lifting body.
27 February 2013, 09:16 AM ET
The rig is prepared for encapsulation in its payload fairing.
26 February 2013, 09:05 AM ET
This rig was developed to train astronauts in how to gain control of a spacecraft moving in multiple directions at the same time.
25 February 2013, 08:57 AM ET
An astronaut gives a military salute while standing next to the U.S. flag.
22 February 2013, 09:21 AM ET
The unpiloted aerial vehicle is inspected upon arrival at the Dryden Flight Research Center.
21 February 2013, 08:55 AM ET
Workers prepare to test the Plum Brook Reactor.
20 February 2013, 10:19 AM ET
An inflatable model for a space station that was designed in 1961.
19 February 2013, 09:38 AM ET
The space vehicle lifts off for the Moon.
15 February 2013, 09:11 AM ET
One of Langley's Sikorsky YR-4B/HNS-1 helicopters is seen in a wind tunnel.
14 February 2013, 09:18 AM ET
The test panel on the Douglas B-18, installed in 1941, was designed to test the transition in the boundary layer.
12 February 2013, 08:35 AM ET
The Apollo 17 mission commander checks out the rover.
11 February 2013, 11:52 AM ET
A submarine is shown in one of the wind tunnels.
08 February 2013, 09:59 AM ET
An image of a flexible wing aircraft prototype known as a Fleep.
07 February 2013, 11:27 AM ET
This control system was extensively tested before wide-spread use began.
06 February 2013, 09:01 AM ET
The Plum Brook reactor complex is viewed from the air.
05 February 2013, 09:11 AM ET
The research aircraft begins a rocket-powered flight after being launched from the mothership's wing.
04 February 2013, 09:25 AM ET
This proposed space station concept is shown with the Japanese Experiment Module attached.
01 February 2013, 09:07 AM ET
A NACA Physicist studying alpha rays in a continuous cloud chamber.
31 January 2013, 08:51 AM ET
The Skylab experienced a failure that led to a replacement shield to protect against solar heating.
30 January 2013, 09:23 AM ET
A conception drawing from 1959 of a futuristic spacecraft.