Space History Photos Archive
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.
09 May 2013, 09:45 AM ET
This image presents the outer area of the Plum Brook Reactor facility.
08 May 2013, 10:03 AM ET
This image shows the effects of the Icing Research Tunnel.
07 May 2013, 10:07 AM ET
The MASTIF was designed to train pilots how to pull the space capsule out of a potentially dangerous spin.
06 May 2013, 10:03 AM ET
This Consolidated B-24 Liberator was modified to study the effect of icing.
03 May 2013, 10:15 AM ET
An image of Mission Specialist James Newman during the first of three EVAs.
02 May 2013, 02:26 PM ET
01 May 2013, 09:47 AM ET
An image of the J-34 engine showing icing after a flight.
30 April 2013, 09:24 AM ET
The Remote Controlled research staff and several of the lifting body models displayed with the radio controlled mothership.
29 April 2013, 09:45 AM ET
A female astronaut simulates an emergency egress procedure using the sky genie.
26 April 2013, 09:47 AM ET
Swimmers prepare the command module to be hoisted aboard the U.S.S. Yorktown.
25 April 2013, 09:34 AM ET
Technicians make adjustments on the solar-powered, remotely piloted craft before its record-setting flight.
24 April 2013, 08:00 AM ET
A technician focuses a television camera on a ramjet engine in a wind tunnel.
23 April 2013, 08:00 AM ET
The Mock-Up Reactor core as seen from the Plum Brook Facility control room.
22 April 2013, 09:33 AM ET
The parafoil undergoes testing in the world's largest wind tunnel.
17 April 2013, 08:00 AM ET
A view of the instrumentation inside the A-29 during a research flight.
16 April 2013, 08:00 AM ET
The Vertol VZ-2 (Model 76) had over a year of research before going back to the manufacturer.
15 April 2013, 08:00 AM ET
Wingless lifting body aircraft are sitting on Rogers Dry Lakebed.
12 April 2013, 10:10 AM ET
Albert Siepert sits with Belgium royalty for the Apollo 10 Liftoff.
11 April 2013, 09:44 AM ET
The X-34 demonstrator is delivered to Dryden Flight Research Center.
10 April 2013, 09:41 AM ET
Technicians adjust parts of the Atmospheric Entry Simulator.
09 April 2013, 10:11 AM ET
A view from the air shows the NASA AMES Research Center.