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Boarding Gemini VIII

Boarding Gemini VIII

Description (March 16, 1966) Commander Neil Armstrong (right) and pilot David R. Scott prepare to board the Gemini-Titan VIII. Gemini VIII successfully launched at 11:41 a.m. EST, March 16, 1966. The mission co... more

X-15 #2 just after launch

X-15 #2 just after launch

Description: The X-15 #2 (56-6671) launches away from the B-52 mothership with its rocket engine ignited. The white patches near the middle of the ship are frost from the liquid oxygen used in the propulsion sy... more

Harrier plane jet.

Harrier plane jet.

Copyright-free airplane pictures. Free to use images of airplanes.

C-130 military airplane.

C-130 military airplane.

Copyright-free airplane pictures. Free to use images of airplanes.

Harrier plane rear.

Harrier plane rear.

Copyright-free airplane pictures. Free to use images of airplanes.

Atlantis on shuttle carrier aircraft aerospace, industry craft.

Atlantis on shuttle carrier aircraft aerospace, industry craft.

Copyright-free airplane pictures. Free to use images of airplanes.

Jets blue angels navy.

Jets blue angels navy.

Copyright-free airplane pictures. Free to use images of airplanes.

The Langley Aerodrome

The Langley Aerodrome

Description: L90-4341: "The Langley Aerodrome, brainchild of a group led by Samuel Langley. Shortly after this photo was taken, the December 8, 1903, manned tests of the Aerodrome ended abruptly in failure, as ... more

Samuel Pierpont Langley and Charles M. Manly

Samuel Pierpont Langley and Charles M. Manly

Full Description: (c. 1903) Samuel Pierpont Langley (1834-1906) with chief mechanic and pilot, Charles M. Manly...Image # L-1990-04340

Goddard with Vacuum Tube Device

Goddard with Vacuum Tube Device

Full Description: (c. 1916) Robert H. Goddard with vacuum tube apparatus he built in 1916 to research rocket efficiency. Dr. Robert Hutchings Goddard is commonly referred to as the father of American rocketry. ... more

George Lewis, NACA Director of Research

George Lewis, NACA Director of Research

Description: George W. Lewis, director of research for the NACA from 1919 to 1947"in Engineer in Charge p 26. ..Identifier NIX-EL-1997-00143

Dr. Robert H. Goddard

Dr. Robert H. Goddard

Full Description: Dr. Robert Hutchings Goddard (1882-1945). Dr. Goddard has been recognized as the father of American rocketry and as one of the pioneers in the theoretical exploration of space. Robert Hutching... more

Dr. Robert Goddard at Clark University

Dr. Robert Goddard at Clark University

Full Description: Dr. Robert H. Goddard at a blackboard at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1924. Goddard began teaching physics in 1914 at Clark and in 1923 was named the Director of the Physic... more

Robert Goddard with his Double Acting Engine Rocket in 1925

Robert Goddard with his Double Acting Engine Rocket in 1925

Full Description: Dr. Robert H. Goddard with his complete rocket with the double- acting engine in November 1925, following more than two years of pump development based on the idea of a separate pump for each ... more

Construction of Hangar One at NAS Sunnyvale circa 1931 - 1934

Construction of Hangar One at NAS Sunnyvale circa 1931 - 1934

Description: Construction of Hangar One at NAS Sunnyvale circa 1931 - 1934

Construction of Hangar One at NAS Sunnyvale circa 1931 - 1934

Construction of Hangar One at NAS Sunnyvale circa 1931 - 1934

Description: .Construction of Hangar One at NAS Sunnyvale circa 1931 - 1934..Photo ID#: AILS-A93-0074-23

Dr. Robert Goddard

Dr. Robert Goddard

Description: (c. 1932) The Goddard Space Flight Center was named in honor of Dr. Robert Goddard, a pioneer in rocket development. Dr. Goddard received patents for a multi-stage rocket and liquid propellants in ... more

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

This is a photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stender (right) and unidentified guests viewing a panel at the opening of the Anatomy of a Triumph exhibit. Historic Photograph File of National Archives Events and Personnel

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

This is a photograph from the opening of the Anatomy of a Triumph exhibit. Pictured from left to right are: an unidentified guest, Kim Kunzig and Robert L. Kunzig viewing an object in the exhibit. Historic Phot... more

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

This is a photograph from the opening of the Anatomy of a Triumph exhibit. Pictured from left to right are: Robert L. Kunzig, Kim Kunzig, Harold Trimmer (back to camera) and Walter Robertson, Jr. Historic Photo... more

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

This is a photograph of Kim Kunzig, Robert L. Kunzig, Steven Lee Carson, and Mr. and Mrs. David Long standing together at the opening of the Anatomy of a Triumph exhibit. Historic Photograph File of National Ar... more

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

This is a photograph of Dr. James B. Rhoads shaking hands with Mrs. Michael Norton while Kim Kunzig and Robert L. Kunzig greet an unidentified guest at the opening of the Anatomy of a Triumph exhibit. Historic ... more

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

This is a photograph of Kim Kunzig and Robert L. Kunzig greeting James W. Moore, with Michael Norton also pictured, at the opening of the Anatomy of a Triumph exhibit. Historic Photograph File of National Archi... more

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

This is a photograph from the opening of the Anatomy of a Triumph exhibit. Pictured from left to right are: [an unidentified guest] and Rod Kreger. Historic Photograph File of National Archives Events and Personnel

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

This is a photograph from the opening of the Anatomy of a Triumph exhibit. Pictured from left to right are: Dr. James B. Rhoads and Mr. and Mrs. Rod Kreger. Historic Photograph File of National Archives Events ... more

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

This is a photograph of Astronaut Frank Borman's space suit displayed in a glass case at the opening of the Anatomy of a Triumph exhibit. Historic Photograph File of National Archives Events and Personnel

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

This is a photograph of James B. Rhoads, Kim Kunzig, Robert L. Kunzig, Lorraine Schmidt, Steven Lee Carson and Stephen Walke, Jr. greeting one another at the opening of the Anatomy of a Triumph exhibit. Histori... more

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

This is a photograph of a display of food across a dining room table at the opening of the Anatomy of a Triumph exhibit. Historic Photograph File of National Archives Events and Personnel

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

This is a photograph of Dr. James B. Rhoads shaking hands with Steven Lee Carson while Kim Kunzig and Robert L. Kunzig stand in the background at the opening of the Anatomy of a Triumph exhibit. Historic Photog... more

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

This is a photograph from the opening of the Anatomy of a Triumph exhibit. Pictured from left to right are: Harold Trimmer, Lewis E. Spangler and Dr. James B. Rhoads. Historic Photograph File of National Archiv... more

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

This is a photograph of Dr. James B. Rhoads shaking hands with J. E. Huyett while Kim Kunzig greets an unidentified guest at the opening of the Anatomy of a Triumph exhibit. Historic Photograph File of National... more

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

This is a photograph of unidentified guests, Cindy Rhoads, Dr. James B. Rhoads, unidentified guests, Mrs. Donald Purdy and Donald Purdy pictured at the opening of the Anatomy of a Triumph exhibit. Historic Phot... more

First JATO assisted Flight

First JATO assisted Flight

Full Description: Take-off of America's first "rocket-assisted" airplane, an Ercoupe fitted with a GALCIT developed solid propellent 28 pound thrust JATO (Jet Assisted Take-Off) booster. The Ercoupe took off fr... more

Bumper V-2 Launch

Bumper V-2 Launch

(July 24, 1950) A new chapter in space flight began in July 1950 with the launch of the first rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida: the Bumper 8. Shown above, Bumper 8 was an ambitious two-stage rocket program t... more

Theodore von Karman

Theodore von Karman

Full Description: (c. 1950)Dr. Theodore von Karman, co-founder of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Pasadena, California was an aeronautical theoretician. He was the first winner of the prestigious U.S. Medal... more

Hermes A-1 Test Rockets

Hermes A-1 Test Rockets

Full Description: The first Hermes A-1 test rocket was fired at White Sand Proving Ground (WSPG). Hermes was a modified V-2 German rocket, utilizing the German aerodynamic configuration; however, internally it ... more

NACA Groundbreaking Ceremony

NACA Groundbreaking Ceremony

Description: The NACA High-Speed Flight Research Station, had initially been subordinate to the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory near Hampton, Virginia, but as the flight research in the Mojave Desert i... more

The First Redstone Rocket Firing

The First Redstone Rocket Firing

Full Description: (August 20, 1953) The first Redstone was fired at Cape Canaveral, Florida on August 20, 1953. Redstone was the first major rocket development program for United States by the Peenemuende group... more

F-100A Super Sabre Airplane

F-100A Super Sabre Airplane

Description: NACA Photographer North American F-100A (NACA-200) Super Sabre Airplane take-off. The blowing-tupe boundary-layer control on the leading- and trailing-edge provided large reductions in takeoff and ... more

Members of NACA

Members of NACA

Full Description: NASA was formed in 1958 from the National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics, or NACA. The members of the Main Committee of NACA which met in Washington, D.C. on April 18, 1929 include from lef... more

Joe Walker in pressure suit with X-1E

Joe Walker in pressure suit with X-1E

Description: Joe Walker in a pressure suit beside the X-1E at the NASA High-Speed Flight Station, Edwards, California. The dice and "Little Joe" are prominently displayed under the cockpit area. (Little Joe is ... more

Little Joe (LJ6) Launch

Little Joe (LJ6) Launch

Description: Launching of the LJ6 Little Joe on October 4, 1959 took place at Wallops Island, Va. This was the first attempt to launch an instrumented capsule with a Little Joe booster. Only the LJ1A and the L... more

Dr. Hugh L. Dryden seated at desk

Dr. Hugh L. Dryden seated at desk

Description: As a very young undergraduate Student at Johns Hopkins University Hugh L. Dryden proved himself especially gifted in physics and mathematics and began advanced study with Professor Joseph Ames, an ... more

Vertol VZ-2 (Model 76)

Vertol VZ-2 (Model 76)

Full Description: Arriving at Langley from Edwards Air Force Base, Califorina in 1960, this Vertol VZ-2 (Model 76) underwent almost a year and a half of flight research before going back to the manufacturer for... more

A long-lost spacesuit recently uncovered

A long-lost spacesuit recently uncovered

Description: KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - This locker reveals a long-lost spacesuit recently uncovered at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) in Florida. A recent venture into a long-locked room at CCA... more

General George C. Marshall

General George C. Marshall

Full Description: This is a portrait of General George C. Marshall in Army uniform. The Marshall Space Flight Center, a NASA field installation, was established in Huntsville, Alabama, in 1960. The Center was n... more

General George C. Marshall

General George C. Marshall

Full Description: The Marshall Space Flight Center, a NASA field installation, was established at Huntsville, Alabama, in 1960. The Center was named in honor of General George C. Marshall, the Army Chief of Sta... more

JPL Key Figures

JPL Key Figures

Full Description: (c. 1960) Left to right: Dr. William H. Pickering, former JPL Director, Dr. Theodore von Karman, JPL co-founder and Dr. Frank J. Malina, co-founder, and first director of JPL...Identifier GPN-... more

Samuel P. Langley

Samuel P. Langley

Description: Former secretary of the Smithsonian Institute and avid aeronautical researcher. Photograph published in Winds of Change, 75th Anniversary NASA publication (page 6), by James Schultz...Date: 09.01.1... more

First Saturn (SA-1) Launch

First Saturn (SA-1) Launch

Full Description: On October 27, 1961, the Marshall Space Flight Center and the Nation marked a high point in the 3-year-old Saturn development program when the first Saturn vehicle flew a flawless 215-mile bal... more

Shepard With Freedom 7 Capsule

Shepard With Freedom 7 Capsule

(May 5, 1961) Alan B. Shepard, Jr., America's first astronaut, stands in front of the Freedom 7 spacecraft shortly after completion of the third flight of the Mercury-Redstone (MR-3) vehicle, May 5, 1961. Durin... more

Ham Launch

Ham Launch

Full Description: (January 31, 1961) Mercury-Redstone 2 (MR-2) Launch with chimpanzee Ham aboard. Monkeys had been flown into space before, but Ham was the first higher primate to test a spacecraft...Image # : 61C-1012

The Launch of Mercury-Redstone

The Launch of Mercury-Redstone

(May 5, 1961) The launch of the Mercury-Redstone (MR-3), Freedom 7. MR-3 placed the first American astronaut, Alan Shepard, in suborbit on May 5, 1961...UID: SPD-MARSH-6100884

Launch of Friendship 7

Launch of Friendship 7

Full Description: (February 20, 1962) Launch of Friendship 7, the first American manned orbital space flight. Astronaut John Glenn aboard, the Mercury-Atlas rocket is launched from Pad 14...Image # : 62PC-0011

JFK Tour of KSC

JFK Tour of KSC

Full Description: A briefing is given by Major Rocco Petrone to President John F. Kennedy during a tour of Blockhouse 34 at the Cape Canaveral Missile Test Annex...Identifier GPN-2000-000605

Astronaut John Glenn being Honored

Astronaut John Glenn being Honored

Full Description: On February 23, 1962, President John F. Kennedy honors John H. Glenn, Jr. at Hangar S, Cape Canaveral, Florida, after his historic three-orbit mission aboard Friendship 7.

M2-F1 mounted in NASA Ames Research Center 40x80 foot wind tunnel

M2-F1 mounted in NASA Ames Research Center 40x80 foot wind tunnel

(1962) After the first attempted ground-tow tests of the M2-F1 in March 1963, the vehicle was taken to the Ames Research Center, Mountain View, CA, for wind-tunnel testing. During these tests, Milt Thompson and... more

John Glenn, Mercury -- February 1962

John Glenn, Mercury -- February 1962

Description: Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr., NASA flight surgeon William Douglas and equipment specialist Joseph W. Schmidt leave crew quarters prior to the Mercury-Atlas 6 mission. Glenn is in his pressure suit a... more

Friendship 7

Friendship 7

(February 20, 1962) On February 20, 1962 at 9:47 am EST, John Glenn launched from Cape Canaveral's Launch Complex 14 to become the first American to orbit the Earth. In this image, Glenn enters his Friendship 7... more

View of the liftoff of Little Joe II

View of the liftoff of Little Joe II

Description: View of the liftoff of Little Joe II launch vehicle at the White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico...UID: SPD-JSC-S63-15229

Ling-Temco-Vought XC-142A

Ling-Temco-Vought XC-142A

Description: Ling-Temco-Vought XC-142A: A tilt-wing prototype used in vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) studies. After vertical takeoff with the wing pivoted upward, the wing pivoted horizontally and the craf... more

M-1 Model in Hypersonic Tunnel

M-1 Model in Hypersonic Tunnel

(1964) An engineer mounts a model of the M-1 Lifting Body in the throat of the 3.5 Foot Hypersonic Tunnel at the Nasa Ames Research Center, Mountain View, California...Image # : A-29007

Portrait of the Gemini 8 prime crew

Portrait of the Gemini 8 prime crew

Description (Nov. 4, 1965) Astronauts David R. Scott (left), Pilot; and, Neil A. Armstrong (right), Command Pilot, pose with model of the Gemini Spacecraft after being selected at the crew for the Gemini VIII m... more

Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (LLRV) in flight

Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (LLRV) in flight

(1965) In this 1965 NASA Flight Research Center photograph the Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (LLRV) is shown at near maximum altitude over the south base at Edwards Air Force Base. Built of tubular aluminum li... more

X-15 contrail after launch

X-15 contrail after launch

Description: The X-15 rocket-powered aircraft begins its climb after launch at the NASA Flight Research Center, Edwards, California (later renamed the Dryden Flight Research Center). The X-15 was a rocket power... more

Apollo Project

Apollo Project

Description: Special "space" suit for the Reduced Gravity Walking Simulator located at the Lunar Landing Facility. The purpose of this simulator was to study the subject while walking, jumping or running. Resea... more

Naval Air Station Sunnyvale, Mt View, Ca (aerial)

Naval Air Station Sunnyvale, Mt View, Ca (aerial)

Description: Naval Air Station Sunnyvale, Mt View, Ca (aerial)

Gemini 8 Launched by Titan Booster

Gemini 8 Launched by Titan Booster

Full Description: A Titan booster launched the Gemini 8 spacecraft on March 16, 1966 from launch complex 19 Cape Kennedy, Florida. The flight crew for the 3 day mission, astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and David R... more

Gemini-Titan 11 Launch

Gemini-Titan 11 Launch

Full Description: Lift-off of Gemini-Titan 11 (GT-11) on Complex 19. The Gemini 11 mission included a rendezvous with an Agena target vehicle...Image #: 66PC-0261

Armstrong and Scott with Hatches Open

Armstrong and Scott with Hatches Open

Description (March 16, 1966) Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and David R. Scott sit with their spacecraft hatches open while awaiting the arrival of the recovery ship, the USS Leonard F. Mason after the successful... more

VAB Construction

VAB Construction

Full Description: Complex 39 reflection shot of the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) under construction with the Launch Control Center (LCC) and Service Towers as seen from across the Turning Basin...UID: SPD-G... more

Workers at Cape Kennedy watched a Saturn 1B lift off

Workers at Cape Kennedy watched a Saturn 1B lift off

Description: KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Workers at Cape Kennedy watched a 224-foot-high Saturn 1B space vehicle lift off today from Complex 34 carrying Apollo 7 astronauts Walter M. Schirra Jr., Donn F. Eise... more

X-15 pilots clown around

X-15 pilots clown around

Photo Description: (1966) The X-15 pilots clown around in front of the #2 aircraft. From left to right: USAF Capt. Joseph Engle, USAF Maj. Robert Rushworth, NASA test pilot John "Jack" McKay, USAF Maj. William ... more

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-9- TRAINING - AEROSPACE FLIGHT SIMULATOR - PILOT - TX

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-9- TRAINING - AEROSPACE FLIGHT SIMULATOR - PILOT - T...

S66-27990 (March 1966) --- Astronaut Eugene A. Cernan, pilot for the Gemini-9 spaceflight, works out procedures for his historic space excursion in a unique manned Aerospace Flight Simulator at LTV Corp. at Dal... more

As the Kaman HH-43F Huskie (Pedro) hovers, AIRMAN First Class (A1C) William Hart Pitsenbarger, USAF, Pararescue Crew Member, Detachment 6, 38th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron (ARRS) lowered to the ground prepares a wounded Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) soldier for extraction from the burning minefield

As the Kaman HH-43F Huskie (Pedro) hovers, AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Wi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: As the Kaman HH-43F Huskie (Pedro) hovers, AIRMAN First Class (A1C) William Hart Pitsenbarger, USAF, Pararescue Crew Member, Det... more

AIRMAN First Class (A1C) William Hart Pitsenbarger, Pararescue Crew Member, Detachment 6, 38th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron (ARRS) lowered onto a roadway after an extraction of an Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) soldier from a burning minefield at Bien-Hoa Air Base for immediate medical attention

AIRMAN First Class (A1C) William Hart Pitsenbarger, Pararescue Crew Me...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: AIRMAN First Class (A1C) William Hart Pitsenbarger, Pararescue Crew Member, Detachment 6, 38th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squ... more

As the Kaman HH-43F Huskie (Pedro) hovers, AIRMAN First Class (A1C) William Hart Pitsenbarger, USAF, Pararescue Crew Member, Detachment 6, 38th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron (ARRS) is extracted while holding a wounded Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) soldier from the burning minefield

As the Kaman HH-43F Huskie (Pedro) hovers, AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Wi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: As the Kaman HH-43F Huskie (Pedro) hovers, AIRMAN First Class (A1C) William Hart Pitsenbarger, USAF, Pararescue Crew Member, Det... more

A Kaman HH-43F Huskie (Pedro) lowers AIRMAN First Class (A1C) William Hart Pitsenbarger, USAF, Pararescue Crew Member, Detachment 6, 38th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron (ARRS) into a burning minefield at Bien-Hoa Air Base in the Republic of Vietnam (RVN) for a helicopter extraction of a wounded Vietnamese Soldier. The soldier lost a foot when he stepped on a landmine. Nobody could figure out how to extract the wounded soldier without tripping the mines. A1C Pitsenbarger said, "No problem, just lower me down on the penetrator, Ill straddle the guy, pick him up, and then you can lift me up." Risky as everyone knew that the prop wash could also setoff the mines. A1C Pitsenbarger...

A Kaman HH-43F Huskie (Pedro) lowers AIRMAN First Class (A1C) William ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A Kaman HH-43F Huskie (Pedro) lowers AIRMAN First Class (A1C) William Hart Pitsenbarger, USAF, Pararescue Crew Member, Detachmen... more

Air Force HH-3E Jolly Green Giant helicopters are used to rescue pilots downed in Vietnam or the South China Sea. Flown by the 3rd Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group, the rescue craft cruises at speeds up to 155 mph and is capable of in-flight refueling

Air Force HH-3E Jolly Green Giant helicopters are used to rescue pilot...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Saigon Country: Viet Nam (VNM) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Apollo Project - Liftoff of Lunar Orbiter III

Apollo Project - Liftoff of Lunar Orbiter III

Description: Liftoff of Lunar Orbiter III from Complex 13...UID: SPD-NIX-EL-2002-0051 4

Waving Apollo 8 Astronauts Leaving Recovery Helicopter

Waving Apollo 8 Astronauts Leaving Recovery Helicopter

Full Description: (December 27, 1968) Apollo 8 served as the first manned lunar orbit mission. Liftoff occurred on December 21, 1968, carrying a three man crew consisting of astronauts Frank Borman, commander; ... more

XB-70A #1 liftoff with TB-58A chase aircraft

XB-70A #1 liftoff with TB-58A chase aircraft

Description: This photo shows XB-70A #1 taking off on a research flight, escorted by a TB-58 chase plane. The TB-58 (a prototype B-58 modified as a trainer) had a dash speed of Mach 2. This allowed it to stay c... more

Fire protection specialists fight a fire as an HH-43B Husky helicopter hovers overhead to create a continuous downward air current, assisting the crew members. The crew is assigned to Detachment 8, 38th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron

Fire protection specialists fight a fire as an HH-43B Husky helicopter...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Cam Ranh Bay Air Base Country: Viet Nam (VNM) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital... more