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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

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

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

Dr. Robert H. Goddard at His Launch Control Shack

Full Description: Dr. Robert H. Goddard observes the launch site from his launch control shack while standing by the firing control panel. From here he can fire, release, or stop testing if firing was unsatisfa... more

Nicole Hayler, sponsor and granddaughter of Admiral Robert Hayler, namesake of the ship, speaks at the reception following the commissioning of the Spruance class destroyer USS HAYLER (DD 997)

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pascagoula State: Mississippi (MS) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 C.W. Griffin Release Status: Released to P... more

Nicole Hayler, sponsor and granddaughter of Admiral Robert Hayler, namesake of the ship, speaks at the reception following the commissioning of the Spruance class destroyer USS HAYLER (DD 997)

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pascagoula State: Mississippi (MS) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 C.W. Griffin Release Status: Released to P... more

A crowd welcomes the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN 705) on its first visit to its namesake city

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Corpus Christi State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

A port view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN 705) being escorted by small boats as it sails through Corpus Christi Bay during its first visit to its namesake city

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Corpus Christi State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

An aerial port view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN 705) underway. The ship is making its first visit to its namesake city

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Corpus Christi State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

An aerial starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN 705) underway. The CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI is making its first visit to its namesake city

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Corpus Christi State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

Admiral (ADM) James D. Watkins, chief of naval operations, speaks during the ceremonies welcoming the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN 705) to its namesake city

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Corpus Christi State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

A crowd welcomes nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN 705) on its first visit to its namesake city

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Corpus Christi State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

The nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN 705) takes on visitors while tied up to a pier during its first visit to its namesake city

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Corpus Christi State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

Senator John Tower, Republican-Texas, waits to speak during the ceremonies welcoming the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN 705) to its namesake city

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Corpus Christi State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

A starboard beam view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN-705) being escorted by small boats and harbor tugboats as it sails through Corpus Christi Bay during its first visit to its namesake city

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Corpus Christi Bay State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

A starboard view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN 705) sailing through Corpus Christi Bay during its first visit to its namesake city

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Corpus Christi State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

Visitors cross the brow of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN 705) while the vessel is tied up at a pier. This is the ship's first visit to its namesake city

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Corpus Christi State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

A starboard view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN 705) underway through Corpus Christi Bay during its first visit to its namesake city

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Corpus Christi State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

An aerial port bow view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN 705) underway. The CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI is making its first visit to its namesake city

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Corpus Christi State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

Senator John Tower, Republican-Texas, speaks during ceremonies welcoming the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN 705) to its namesake city

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Corpus Christi State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

A port bow view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN 705) underway in Corpus Christi Bay during its first visit to its namesake city

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Corpus Christi State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

The nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN 705) approaches the pier during its first visit to its namesake city

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Corpus Christi State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

Visitors cross the brow of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI (SSN 705) while the vessel is tied up at a pier. This is the ship's first visit to its namesake city

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Corpus Christi State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

Mrs. Clarence Wade McClusky, right, talks with other guests attending the commissioning ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS MCCLUSKY (FFG 41). Mrs. McClusky is the widow of the ship's namesake, Rear Admiral Clarence W. McClusky

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Long Beach State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Harold J. Gerwien Releas... more

Mrs. Clarence Wade McClusky, left, and her family attends the commissioning ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS MCCLUSKY (FFG 41). Mrs. McClusky is the widow of the ship's namesake, Rear Admiral Clarence W. McClusky

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Long Beach State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Harold J. Gerwien Releas... more

Mrs. Clarence Wade McClusky, left, and her family attend the commissioning ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS MCCLUSKY (FFG 41). Mrs. McClusky is the widow of the ship's namesake, Rear Admiral Clarence W. McClusky

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Long Beach State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Harold J. Gerwien Releas... more

M. L. Leslie attends the commissioning ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS MCCLUSKY (FFG 41). Leslie fought at the battle of Midway with the ship's namesake, Rear Admiral Clarence W. McClusky

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Long Beach State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Harold J. Gerwien Releas... more

M. L. Leslie is greeted by Commander Robert B. Lynch, prospective commanding officer, during the commissioning ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS MCCLUSKY (FFG 41). Leslie fought at the battle of Midway with the ship's namesake, Rear Admiral Clarence W. McClusky

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Long Beach State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Harold J. Gerwien Releas... more

Retired Commander Eleonore B. Rickover, sponsor, enters the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS HYMAN G. RICKOVER (SSN 709) for a tour at the conclusion of the ship's commissioning ceremony at General Dynamics Electric Boat Division. Mrs. Rickover is the wife of the ship's namesake

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Submarine Base, Groton State: Connecticut (CT) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Joan Zopf Release Status... more

Retired Commander Eleonore B. Rickover, sponsor, is escorted to her seat on the speakers platform for the commissioning of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS HYMAN G. RICKOVER (SSN 709) at the General Dynamics Electric Boat Division. Mrs. Rickover is the wife of the ship's namesake

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Submarine Base, Groton State: Connecticut (CT) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Joan Zopf Release Status... more

Mrs. Edna D. Woodruff, right, sponsor, sits with members of her family during the commissioning ceremony for the guided missile frigate USS ROBERT G. BRADLEY (FFG 49). Mrs. Woodruff is the mother of the ship's namesake who was killed during World War II

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Portsmouth State: New Hampshire (NH) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Joan Zopf Release Status: Released to Pu... more

Vice Admiral (VADM) Joseph Metcalf III, commander, Second Fleet, stands with Mrs. Edna Woodruff at a reception following the commissioning of the guided missile frigate USS ROBERT G. BRADLEY (FFG 49). Mrs. Woodruff is the mother of the ship's namesake

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Portsmouth State: New Hampshire (NH) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Joan Zopf Release Status: Released to Pu... more

Anna Marine Jackson, sponsor, is escorted to her seat prior to the start of the commissioning ceremony for the Ohio class nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS HENRY M. JACKSON (SSBN 730). Miss Jackson is the daughter of the late Senator Henry M. Jackson (D-Wash), namesake for the submarine

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Submarine Base, Groton State: Connecticut (CT) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Karen Boulden Release S... more

Anna Marine Jackson, sponsor, is escorted to her seat prior to the start of the commissioning ceremony for the Ohio class nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS HENRY M. JACKSON (SSBN 730). Miss Jackson is the daughter of the late Senator Henry M. Jackson (D-Wash), namesake for the submarine

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Submarine Base, Groton State: Connecticut (CT) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Karen Boulden Release S... more

Anna Marine Jackson, sponsor, stands during the reception following the commissioning ceremony for the Ohio class nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS HENRY M. JACKSON (SSBN 730). Miss. Jackson is the daughter of the late Senator Henry M. Jackson (D-Wash), namesake for the submarine

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Submarine Base, Groton State: Connecticut (CT) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Karen Boulden Release S... more

The plaque presented to the crew of the guided missile cruiser USS VINCENNES (CG-49) by the citizens of Vincennes, IN, namesake of this and three previous ships

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pascagoula State: Mississippi (MS) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Ingalls Shipbuilding Div. Release Status: Rele... more

A plaque on the wall of Robinson Hall explains the history of the hall's namesake, GUNNERY Sergeant (GYSGT) Robert G. Robinson

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Base, Quantico State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Dvorak Release Status: Relea... more

Boiler Technician 3rd Class (BT3) Jeff Truett checks an oil sample aboard the frigate USS TRUETT (FF-1095). BT3 TRUETT is the son of CHIEF PETTY Officer Quincy H. Truett, the ship's namesake, who was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross for valor in action while serving in Vietnam

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Dante Deangelis Release Statu... more

Crewmen on the flight deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69) form a message with five stars and "1890-1990" to celebrate the birth centennial of the ship's namesake

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Lauderdale State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Doug Hauser Release Status: Released to P... more

Retired Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, namesake of the guided missile destroyer ARLEIGH BURKE (DDG 51), converses with Vice Admiral John W. Nyquist, Assistant CHIEF of Naval Operations, Surface Warfare, as the ship docks in port following sea trials

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: South Harpswell State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jerry Ireland Release Status: Released to P... more

Retired Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, namesake of the guided missile destroyer ARLEIGH BURKE (DDG 51), looks out from the ship's bridge as the vessel heads down river for sea trials off the coast of Maine. The ARLEIGH BURKE is one of the few ships that has ever been named for a living person

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath Kennebec River State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jerry Ireland Release Status: Released ... more

Retired Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, namesake of the guided missile destroyer ARLEIGH BURKE (DDG 51), looks out from the bridge during the ship's sea trials off the coast of Maine. The ARLEIGH BURKE is one of the few ships that has ever been named for a living person

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jerry Ireland Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Retired Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, namesake of the guided missile destroyer ARLEIGH BURKE (DDG 51), looks out from the bridge during the ship's sea trials off the coast of Maine. The ARLEIGH BURKE is one of the few ships that has ever been named for a living person

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jerry Ireland Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Retired Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, namesake of the guided missile destroyer ARLEIGH BURKE (DDG 51), tours the ship as it docks in port following sea trials

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: South Harpswell State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jerry Ireland Release Status: Released to P... more

Retired Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, namesake of the guided missile destroyer ARLEIGH BURKE (DDG 51), and an officer look out from the bridge during the ship's sea trials off the coast of Maine. The ARLEIGH BURKE is one of the few ships that has ever been named for a living person

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jerry Ireland Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The JFK cheerleaders perform while waiting for their namesake, the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) to return. This is the last time the KENNEDY will return to Norfolk before moving to its new home port at Mayport, Fla

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Steve Ruh Release Status: Rel... more

Mrs. Betty Ann Fitzgerald, widow of the ship's namesake and ships sponsor, addresses the gathered crowd at the christening ceremony of the guided missile destroyer FITZGERALD (DDG-62) at the Bath Iron Works Shipyard just prior to the launching of the vessel

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Michael I. Dietrich Release Status: Released to Publi... more

The tank landing ship USS FAIRFAX COUNTY (LST-1193) passes through the open draw of the Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge for the ship's last port visit to the ship's namesake, Fairfax County, VA. before being transferred to the Australian Navy

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Potomac River Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Don S. Montogomery, USN (Ret.) Release Status: Released to Public Co... more

A port quarter view of the tank landing ship USS FAIRFAX COUNTY (LST-1193) on the Potomac River arriving at Alexandria, VA for a port visit to the ship's namesake, Fairfax County. This is the last visit before the ship is transferred to the Australian Navy later this month

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Potomac River Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Don S. Montogomery, USN (Ret.) Release Status: Released to Public Co... more

Heaving lines are tossed over to the pier from the tank landing ship USS FAIRFAX COUNTY (LST-1193) as the ship comes in to tie up at the Robinson Pier South. The FAIRFAX COUNTY is making this last port visit to its namesake county before being transferred to the Australian Navy later this month

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Alexandria State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Don S. Montgomery, USN (Ret.) Release Status: Rel... more

A starboard bow view of the tank landing ship USS FAIRFAX COUNTY (LST-1193) as the ship swings around in the river before docking in Alexandria, VA for a port visit. The ship is making a visit to its namesake, Fairfax County before being transferred to the Australian Navy later this month

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Potomac River Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Don S. Montogomery, USN (Ret.) Release Status: Released to Public Co... more

Lieutenant Colonel Robin Higgins, USMC, (Ret.) poses for a photograph before the speakers platform at the official christening ceremony of the guided missile destroyer USS HIGGINS (DDG 76), (vessel not shown). Her deceased husband is the ship's namesake

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bath State: Maine (ME) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bath Iron Works Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

Astronaut U.S. Senator John Glenn

Full Description: (April 14, 1998) STS-95 crewmember, astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn. Glenn was the first American to orbit the earth, and he returned to space in October 1998 aboard Space Shuttle flight... more