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Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tunnel

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tu...

Modified Bell X-1 model pioneered variable-sweep studies in 1947. Photograph published in Sixty Years of Aeronautical Research 1917-1977 By David A. Anderton. A NASA publication, page 52.

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tunnel

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tu...

Modified Bell X-1 model pioneered variable-sweep studies in 1947. Photograph published in Sixty Years of Aeronautical Research 1917-1977 By David A. Anderton. A NASA publication, page 52.

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tunnel

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tu...

Modified Bell X-1 model pioneered variable-sweep studies in 1947. Photograph published in Sixty Years of Aeronautical Research 1917-1977 By David A. Anderton. A NASA publication, page 52.

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tunnel

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tu...

Modified Bell X-1 model pioneered variable-sweep studies in 1947. Photograph published in Sixty Years of Aeronautical Research 1917-1977 By David A. Anderton. A NASA publication, page 52.

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tunnel

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tu...

Modified Bell X-1 model pioneered variable-sweep studies in 1947. Photograph published in Sixty Years of Aeronautical Research 1917-1977 By David A. Anderton. A NASA publication, page 52.

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tunnel

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tu...

Modified Bell X-1 model pioneered variable-sweep studies in 1947. Photograph published in Sixty Years of Aeronautical Research 1917-1977 By David A. Anderton. A NASA publication, page 52.

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tunnel

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tu...

Modified Bell X-1 model pioneered variable-sweep studies in 1947. Photograph published in Sixty Years of Aeronautical Research 1917-1977 By David A. Anderton. A NASA publication, page 52.

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tunnel

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tu...

Modified Bell X-1 model pioneered variable-sweep studies in 1947. Photograph published in Sixty Years of Aeronautical Research 1917-1977 By David A. Anderton. A NASA publication, page 52.

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tunnel

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tu...

Modified Bell X-1 model pioneered variable-sweep studies in 1947. Photograph published in Sixty Years of Aeronautical Research 1917-1977 By David A. Anderton. A NASA publication, page 52.

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tunnel

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tu...

Modified Bell X-1 model pioneered variable-sweep studies in 1947. Photograph published in Sixty Years of Aeronautical Research 1917-1977 By David A. Anderton. A NASA publication, page 52.

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tunnel

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tu...

Modified Bell X-1 model pioneered variable-sweep studies in 1947. Photograph published in Sixty Years of Aeronautical Research 1917-1977 By David A. Anderton. A NASA publication, page 52.

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tunnel

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tu...

Modified Bell X-1 model pioneered variable-sweep studies in 1947. Photograph published in Sixty Years of Aeronautical Research 1917-1977 By David A. Anderton. A NASA publication, page 52.

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tunnel

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tu...

Modified Bell X-1 model pioneered variable-sweep studies in 1947. Photograph published in Sixty Years of Aeronautical Research 1917-1977 By David A. Anderton. A NASA publication, page 52.Modified Bell X-1 mode... more

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tunnel

Bell X-1 Research Model on Single Support Strut in 7 x 10 Foot Wind Tu...

Modified Bell X-1 model pioneered variable-sweep studies in 1947. Photograph published in Sixty Years of Aeronautical Research 1917-1977 By David A. Anderton. A NASA publication, page 52.

F40 2655 on launcher

F40 2655 on launcher

F40 2655 on launcher

University of Maryland-Republic Terrapin Sounding Rocket  H121-2681-I(Terrapin)  Model on the Launcher

University of Maryland-Republic Terrapin Sounding Rocket H121-2681-I(...

LAL 95,647 University of Maryland-Republic Terrapin sounding rocket mounted on special launcher, September 21, 1956. Photograph published in A New Dimension Wallops Island Flight Test Range: The First Fifteen ... more

Engineer W.J. O'Sullivan, Jr. with 20 Inch Subsatellite

Engineer W.J. O'Sullivan, Jr. with 20 Inch Subsatellite

L57-525 Engineer W.J. O Sullivan, Jr., looks at inflated 20 inch subsatellite while holding inflation bottle and folded duplicate copy, February 1957. Photograph published in A New Dimension Wallops Island Fli... more

Engineer W.J. O'Sullivan, Jr. with 30 Inch Subsatellite

Engineer W.J. O'Sullivan, Jr. with 30 Inch Subsatellite

Engineer W.J. O Sullivan, Jr., seated beside 30 inch subsatellite. He holds inflation bottle and folded duplicate copy, July 1957.

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

Bell X-1E and Vought XF-8U Dynamic Models in 1957

Bell X-1E and Vought XF-8U Dynamic Models in 1957

L57-660 A technician prepares dynamic models of the Bell X-1E and the Vought XF-8U Crusader for wind tunnel testing in 1957. The Crusader was then the Navy's fastest aircraft- maximum speed Mach 1.75 at 35,000 ... more

8-Foot High Speed Tunnel (HST)

8-Foot High Speed Tunnel (HST)

Interior view of the slotted throat test section installed in the 8-Foot High Speed Tunnel (HST) in 1950. The slotted region is about 160 inches in length. In this photograph, the sting-type model support is ... more

IBM type T04 electronic data processing machine

IBM type T04 electronic data processing machine

L57-989: Man and woman shown working with IBM type T04 electronic data processing machine.

300-MPH 7 x 10-Foot Tunnel

300-MPH 7 x 10-Foot Tunnel

17-foot test section in contraction cone of 300-MPH 7 x 10-Foot Tunnel (7 x 10-Foot test section in background).

Hypersonic Boost Glider

Hypersonic Boost Glider

Hypersonic Boost Glider in 11 Inch Hypersonic Tunnel L57-1681 In 1957 Langley tested its HYWARDS design in the 11 Inch Hypersonic Tunnel. Photograph published in Engineer in Charge: A History of the Langley Ae... more

North American X-15 Drop Model

North American X-15 Drop Model

North American X-15 Drop Model

North American X-15 Drop Model

North American X-15 Drop Model

North American X-15 Drop Model

Views of F8U Airplane

Views of F8U Airplane

Views of F-8U Crusader Aircraft at NASA Langley

Views of F8U Airplane

Views of F8U Airplane

Views of F-8U Crusader Aircraft at NASA Langley

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Water Type Muffler Test

Phase SB Propeller installed on F88B

Phase SB Propeller installed on F88B

Phase SB Propeller installed on F88B

Phase SB Propeller installed on F88B

Phase SB Propeller installed on F88B

Phase SB Propeller installed on F88B

Phase SB Propeller installed on F88B

Phase SB Propeller installed on F88B

Phase SB Propeller installed on F88B

Phase SB Propeller installed on F88B

Phase SB Propeller installed on F88B

Phase SB Propeller installed on F88B

Phase SB Propeller installed on F88B

Phase SB Propeller installed on F88B

Phase SB Propeller installed on F88B

McDonnell F2H-3 Banshee

McDonnell F2H-3 Banshee

McDonnell F2H-3 Banshee: To more clearly mark the operators of this McDonnell F2H-3 Banshee, the VY of Navy has been painted out and the appropriate lettering to spell NACA has been applied. Note that the sec... more

Vertical model flying in LaRC Full Scale Tunnel

Vertical model flying in LaRC Full Scale Tunnel

Vertical model flying in Langley Research Center's Full Scale Tunnel.

Vertical model flying in LaRC Full Scale Tunnel

Vertical model flying in LaRC Full Scale Tunnel

Vertical model flying in Langley Research Center's Full Scale Tunnel.

Vertical model flying in LaRC Full Scale Tunnel

Vertical model flying in LaRC Full Scale Tunnel

Vertical model flying in Langley Research Center's Full Scale Tunnel.

8-Foot Transonic Pressure Tunnel (TPT)

8-Foot Transonic Pressure Tunnel (TPT)

8-Foot Transonic Pressure Tunnel (TPT): Sample of Schlieren results Left - Mach 1.03 Right - Mach 1.20.

8-Foot Transonic Pressure Tunnel

8-Foot Transonic Pressure Tunnel

Drawing of the 8-Foot Transonic Pressure Tunnel.

General Research Model in 300 MOH 7x10

General Research Model in 300 MOH 7x10

General Research Model in 300 MOH 7x10

Goodyear inflatable aircraft

Goodyear inflatable aircraft

Various views of the Goodyear Inflate-A-Plane mounted in Full Scale Tunnel.

8-Foot Transonic Pressure Tunnel (TPT)

8-Foot Transonic Pressure Tunnel (TPT)

8-Foot Transonic Pressure Tunnel (TPT): Sample of Schlieren results Left - Mach 1.03 Right - Mach 1.20.

Hypersonic Glider Model in Full Scale Tunnel 1957

Hypersonic Glider Model in Full Scale Tunnel 1957

L57-1439 A model based on Langley s concept of a hypersonic glider was test flown on an umbilical cord inside the Full Scale Tunnel in 1957. Photograph published in Engineer in Charge: A History of the Langley ... more

Melvin Gough at the Tail of a NACA Lockheed Plane

Melvin Gough at the Tail of a NACA Lockheed Plane

Melvin Gough at the Tail of a NACA Lockheed Plane

Hot-Air Jets/Ceramic Heat Exchangers/ Materials for Nose Cones and Reentry Vehicles

Hot-Air Jets/Ceramic Heat Exchangers/ Materials for Nose Cones and Ree...

L57-5383 Hot-air jets employing ceramic heat exchangers played an important role at Langley in the study of materials for ballistic missile nose cones and re-entry vehicles. Here a model is being tested in one ... more

Robert Champine in X-Series Pressure Suit

Robert Champine in X-Series Pressure Suit

Robert Champine in X-Series Pressure Suit. Photograph published in Engineer in Charge: A History of the Langley Aeronautical Laboratory, 1917-1958 by James R. Hansen. Page 305.

F11F Airplane

F11F Airplane

F11F Airplane

IRBM in Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel

IRBM in Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel

L57-700 In the reentry flight path of this nose cone model of a Jupiter Intermediate range ballistic missile (IRBM) was tested in the Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel. Photograph published in Engineer in Charge: A Hist... more

Five Stage Missile Research Rocket, Wallops Island , 1957

Five Stage Missile Research Rocket, Wallops Island , 1957

**Note also copied and numbered as L90-3749. -- L57-4827 caption: Take off of a five-stage missile research rocket from Wallops Island in 1957. The first two stages propelled the model to about 100,000 feet ... more

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

WS-110A "Brown Bomber"

McDonnell F4-H1 Airplane Rocket Model

McDonnell F4-H1 Airplane Rocket Model

L57-2809 Rocket model of McDonnell F4-H1 airplane on Terrier launcher with Nike booster, June 17, 1957. Photograph published in A New Dimension Wallops Island Flight Test Range: The First Fifteen Years by Jose... more

E118-2587 Model

E118-2587 Model

E118-2587 Model

Paraglider

Paraglider

Image L61-4369 is available as an electronic file from the photo lab. See URL. -- Photographed on 06/30/1961. -- Test of parawing in Full Scale Wind Tunnel. -- Published in James R. Hansen, Spaceflight Revoluti... more

Gas Dynamics Laboratory or Spheres NASA Langley

Gas Dynamics Laboratory or Spheres NASA Langley

L65-5505 In the Gas Dynamics Laboratory, completed in 1951, researchers explored basic aerodynamic, heating and fluid-mechanical problems in the speed range from Mach 1.5 to Mach 8.0. Photograph published in En... more

View of incubation laboratory, Sample Operations Area of LRC, bldg 37

View of incubation laboratory, Sample Operations Area of LRC, bldg 37

The incubation laboratory of the Sample Operations Area of the Lunar Receiving Laboratory, bldg 37.

Impact Landing Dynamics Facility Crash Test

Impact Landing Dynamics Facility Crash Test

Photographed on: 08/03/75. -- By 1972 the Lunar Landing Research Facility was no longer in use for its original purpose. The 400-foot high structure was swiftly modified to allow engineers to study the dynamics... more

Photographed on: 01/12/78. -- Various views of a model aircraft at the Lunar Landing Facility. XFV-12A

Photographed on: 01/12/78. -- Various views of a model aircraft at the...

Photographed on: 01/12/78. -- Various views of a model aircraft at the Lunar Landing Facility.

Agriculture aircraft in FST

Agriculture aircraft in FST

Agriculture aircraft in Full Scale Tunnel (FST). -- Photographed on: 05/19/78.

Crash test

Crash test

Photographed on 06/20/79. -- NASA airframe crash test #17. Model aircraft suspended at crash facility. Model aircraft shown on fire. Shown before and after crash.

Photo from Space Shuttle Mission 41-C of the Long  Duration Exposure

Photo from Space Shuttle Mission 41-C of the Long Duration Exposure

Photo from Space Shuttle Mission 41-C of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF) deploy by CHALLENGER and a Langley Research Center (LRC) supplied art concept of the LDEF recovery by COLUMBIA during Space Sh... more

Aircraft in front of hangar

Aircraft in front of hangar

LaRC aircraft in front of hangar, building 1244

The 4404th Services Learning Resource Center (LRC) at Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia, during Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998

The 4404th Services Learning Resource Center (LRC) at Prince Sultan Ai...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SOUTHERN WATCH 1998 Base: Prince Sultan Air Base Country: Saudi Arabia (SAU) Scene Major Command Shown: ACC Scene Camera Ope... more

US Air Force (USAF) AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Randy Hickman assigned to the 4404th Maintenance Squadron (MS) at Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia, signs in at the 4404th Services Learning Resource Center (LRC) while STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Paul Pollock 4404th Services Squadron logs him in, during Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998

US Air Force (USAF) AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Randy Hickman assigned to...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SOUTHERN WATCH 1998 Base: Prince Sultan Air Base Country: Saudi Arabia (SAU) Scene Major Command Shown: ACC Scene Camera Ope... more

US Air Force (USAF) AIRMAN at Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia, relax at the 4404th Services Learning Resource Center (LRC), during Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998

US Air Force (USAF) AIRMAN at Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia, re...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SOUTHERN WATCH 1998 Base: Prince Sultan Air Base Country: Saudi Arabia (SAU) Scene Major Command Shown: ACC Scene Camera Ope... more

US Air Force (USAF) MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Earl Nichols assigned to the 93rd Electronic Airborne Command and Control Squadron (EACCS) at Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia, browses the 4404th Services Learning Resource Centers (LRC) library, during Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998

US Air Force (USAF) MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Earl Nichols assigned to th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SOUTHERN WATCH 1998 Base: Prince Sultan Air Base Country: Saudi Arabia (SAU) Scene Major Command Shown: ACC Scene Camera Ope... more

US Air Force (USAF) Lieutenant Colonel (LCOL) John Foden, a Logistics Readiness Center (LRC) CHIEF, with the 16th Air Expeditionary Task Force (AETF), dons his gas mask during a gas mask inspection

US Air Force (USAF) Lieutenant Colonel (LCOL) John Foden, a Logistics ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Aviano Air Base State: Pordenone Country: Italy (ITA) Scene Major Command Shown: USAFE Scene Camera Operator: A1C Isaac G.L. Freeman, USAF Rele... more

US Air Force (USAF) Lieutenant Colonel (LCOL) John Foden, left, Logistics Readiness Center (LRC) CHIEF, for the 16th Air Expeditionary Task Force (AETF), receives guidance on how to wear his gas mask from SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Drew Hall, a Readiness Trainer, with the 31st Civil Engineer Squadron (CES)

US Air Force (USAF) Lieutenant Colonel (LCOL) John Foden, left, Logist...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Aviano Air Base State: Pordenone Country: Italy (ITA) Scene Major Command Shown: USAFE Scene Camera Operator: A1C Isaac G.L. Freeman, USAF Rele... more

Fig. 68 Unitary Wind Tunnel Display

Fig. 68 Unitary Wind Tunnel Display

Fig. 68 Unitary Wind Tunnel Display

ORION_CREW_MODULE_NASA_LANGLEY

ORION_CREW_MODULE_NASA_LANGLEY

America will send a new generation of explorers to the moon aboard NASA’s Orion crew exploration vehicle. Making its first flights to the International Space Station early in the next decade, Orion is part of t... more

Lt. Stephen Legg and Ensign John Heatherly work together to negotiate an obstacle challenge during the Leaders React Course (LRC).

Lt. Stephen Legg and Ensign John Heatherly work together to negotiate ...

CAMP SHELBY, Miss. (Feb. 13, 2008) Lt. Stephen Legg and Ensign John Heatherly work together to negotiate an obstacle challenge during the Leaders React Course (LRC). The LRC was part of Naval Mobile Constructio... more

Orion Crew Module KSC Ground Ops Pathfinder

Orion Crew Module KSC Ground Ops Pathfinder

Orion Crew Module KSC Ground Ops Pathfinder Work continues on the fabrication of the Orion Crew Module KSC Ground Operations pathfinder in building 1232A at NASA Langley.

Expandable Lunar Habitat (X-Hab)

Expandable Lunar Habitat (X-Hab)

Expandable Lunar Habitat (X-Hab).ILC Dover, under contract by NASA Langley Research Center, and in cooperation with NASA Johnson Space Center has designed and manufactured an expandable lunar habitat. This cyli... more

Expandable Lunar Habitat (X-Hab)

Expandable Lunar Habitat (X-Hab)

Expandable Lunar Habitat (X-Hab).ILC Dover, under contract by NASA Langley Research Center, and in cooperation with NASA Johnson Space Center has designed and manufactured an expandable lunar habitat. This cyli... more

Expandable Lunar Habitat (X-Hab)

Expandable Lunar Habitat (X-Hab)

Expandable Lunar Habitat (X-Hab).ILC Dover, under contract by NASA Langley Research Center, and in cooperation with NASA Johnson Space Center has designed and manufactured an expandable lunar habitat. This cyli... more

Full Scale Tunnel NASA Langley Research Center

Full Scale Tunnel NASA Langley Research Center

Full Scale Tunnel before demolition in 2011

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment (CMWLMA) Test site photos at Aberdeen Test Center Aberdeen Maryland

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment (CMWLMA) Test site photos at Aberdeen Test Center Aberdeen Maryland

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment (CMWLMA) Test site photos at Aberdeen Test Center Aberdeen Maryland

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment (CMWLMA) Test site photos at Aberdeen Test Center Aberdeen Maryland

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment (CMWLMA) Test site photos at Aberdeen Test Center Aberdeen Maryland

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment (CMWLMA) Test site photos at Aberdeen Test Center Aberdeen Maryland

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment (CMWLMA) Test site photos at Aberdeen Test Center Aberdeen Maryland

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment (CMWLMA) Test site photos at Aberdeen Test Center Aberdeen Maryland

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment (CMWLMA) Test site photos at Aberdeen Test Center Aberdeen Maryland

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment (CMWLMA) Test site photos at Aberdeen Test Center Aberdeen Maryland

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment

Crew Module Water Landing Model Assessment (CMWLMA) Test site photos at Aberdeen Test Center Aberdeen Maryland