Space History Photo: HL-10 Lifting Body Pilot Bruce Peterson

space history photo, HL-10
Pilot and crew celebrate a successful flight.
(Image: © NASA.)

In this 1966 historical photo from the U.S. space agency, Pilot Bruce Peterson is caught reacting after he completes the first flight of the HL-10 lifting body aircraft.

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