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Space History Photo: Ramjet Missile

NACA, jet propulsion, space history
(Image: © GRC.)

In this historical photo from the U.S. space agency a ramjet missile from 1947 is pictured.

The Nationa Advisory Committee on Aeronautics (NACA) was a precursor to NASA. NACA was created by Congress in 1915.

Each weekday, SPACE.com looks back at the history of spaceflight through photos (archive).

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