Space History Photos Archive
28 January 2013, 09:29 AM ET
The Apollo 10 astronauts climbing out of the Charlie Brown command module.
25 January 2013, 08:59 AM ET
The "Flying Pancake" pictured in the full scale wind tunnel.
24 January 2013, 09:01 AM ET
The tiltrotor research aircraft hovered and converted to forward flight, leading to much needed flexibility for the aviation transportation industry.
23 January 2013, 09:46 AM ET
An image of the PMMWC which was designed to see through weather.
22 January 2013, 11:10 AM ET
An image of the "Spider" in ascent stage, after the descent stage had dropped.
21 January 2013, 12:03 PM ET
An artist's conception of the proposed "Freedom" space station hoped to be a reality in the 1990s.
18 January 2013, 09:17 AM ET
The Lunar Module known as Spider is in lunar landing configuration.
17 January 2013, 11:33 AM ET
At the Plum Brook Facility a worker paints the quadrant wall.
16 January 2013, 10:49 AM ET
NACA Committee member Abe Silverstein demonstrates the ramjet engine model.
15 January 2013, 09:25 AM ET
The principal pilots are pictured with the HL-10.
14 January 2013, 09:39 AM ET
This image caught Apollo 8 upon reentry into Earth's atmosphere.
11 January 2013, 09:45 AM ET
This image shows the 1x1 Block Tunnel with a prototype installed.
10 January 2013, 10:50 AM ET
Shepard during the early moments of the first EVA of the lunar mission stands next to U.S. flag.
09 January 2013, 09:28 AM ET
This research aircraft demonstrated how pilot controls can overcome the difference in the left and right wing design.
08 January 2013, 11:27 AM ET
The crew of the first manned Apollo space mission inside the White Room.
07 January 2013, 09:27 AM ET
The tunnel received some updates in the form of stainless steel walls.
04 January 2013, 11:06 AM ET
The facility's pressure tank was transported to the site via multiple ways, the first of which was railway.
03 January 2013, 09:40 AM ET
Astronaut James B. Irwin works at the LRV during the Apollo 15 mission.
31 December 2012, 10:56 AM ET
One of Dryden's unique aircraft is pictured over the Sierra Nevada Mountains after refueling at sea.
28 December 2012, 03:51 PM ET
An image of the three astronauts who died in the Apollo 1 Fire.
27 December 2012, 09:51 AM ET
Preparing for the final rendezvous of the mission between two spacecraft in April of 1972.
21 December 2012, 08:54 AM ET
This space station concept was fueled by a nuclear reactor.
20 December 2012, 09:01 AM ET
NACA staff conduct tests on airfoils in the Variable Density Wind Tunnel.
19 December 2012, 09:11 AM ET
The Bell Aircraft Corporation airplane sits on the ramp with the Boeing B-29.
18 December 2012, 09:40 AM ET
Atlantis takes flight.
17 December 2012, 09:44 AM ET
The beginnings of the Plum Brook Reactor facility — a hole is dug for the pressure tank.
14 December 2012, 10:16 AM ET
An astronaut taking samples during the Apollo 17 mission is covered in lunar dirt.
13 December 2012, 09:11 AM ET
The M2-F1, a wingless landing body, towed behind a C-47.
12 December 2012, 10:01 AM ET
An astronaut perched, ready to grab the Intelasat VI satellite.
11 December 2012, 09:50 AM ET
The sunrise cast a rosy glow over the orbiter Atlantis as it sits on the runway after a successful flight.
10 December 2012, 09:48 AM ET
One of two pumps used to retrieve the daily one million gallons of water necessary for the Plum Brook reactor.
07 December 2012, 09:08 AM ET
Workers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory prepare the spacecraft for transfer to the launch pad.
06 December 2012, 09:14 AM ET
An engineer studies film-cooling of combustors at the Rocket Laboratory.
05 December 2012, 09:22 AM ET
One of only a few concepts to make it into the production phase, the Inflatable station was never flown.
04 December 2012, 09:25 AM ET
The orbiter Atlantis holds the spacecraft in its payload bay.