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Space History Photo: Bell Lunar Landing Training Vehicle (LLTV)

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The NASA 952 undergoes testing following the crash of a sister Lunar Lander Trainging Vehicle at Ellington Field.
(Image: © NASA.)

In this historical photo from the U.S. space agency, following the crash of a sister Lunar Landing Training Vehicle at Ellington Field in Houston, Texas, the Bell LLTV (NASA 952) was sent from Houston to Langley for tests in the 30 x 60 Full Scale Tunnel. The LLTV was returned to Houston for further training use a short time later.

NASA 952 is now on exhibit at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

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