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Test of 4" x 20" Clark-Y airfoil model in FST

Test of 4" x 20" Clark-Y airfoil model in FST

Test of 4" x 20" Clark-Y airfoil model in Full-Scale Tunnel (FST). On June 26, 1929, Elton W. Miller wrote to George W. Lewis proposing the construction of a model of the full-scale tunnel. "The excellent energ... More

Full-Scale Tunnel (FST) model. Public domain image of NASA aircraft.

Full-Scale Tunnel (FST) model. Public domain image of NASA aircraft.

Model of Full-Scale Tunnel (FST) under construction. On June 26, 1929, Elton W. Miller wrote to George W. Lewis proposing the construction of a model of the full-scale tunnel . "The excellent energy ratio obtai... More

Full-Scale Tunnel (FST), NASA history collection

Full-Scale Tunnel (FST), NASA history collection

Modification of entrance cone of the Full-Scale Tunnel (FST). To the left are the FST guide vanes which Smith DeFrance described in NACA TR No. 459: "The air is turned at the four corners of each return passage... More

24-Inch High Speed Tunnel (24-Inch HST)

24-Inch High Speed Tunnel (24-Inch HST)

24-Inch High Speed Tunnel (24-Inch HST). Foundation for the tunnel. Construction was authorized in 1933 and was built using funds from the Federal Public Works Administration (PWA). The initial cost was $12,600... More

Sikorsky HNS-1 (YR-4B) Hoverfly Helicopter

Sikorsky HNS-1 (YR-4B) Hoverfly Helicopter

Sikorsky HNS-1 (YR-4B) Hoverfly Helicopter: Sikorsky's HNS-1 helicopter was test flown at Langley in March 1945. This example was initially ordered by the Army, and carries an Army serial number. Jack Reeder, t... More

Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat, NASA history collection

Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat, NASA history collection

Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat: While not built to the full production standard of other Grumman Wildcats, this Wildcat, the second F4F-3, was used by the NACA at Langley to investigate the cuffs on the propeller blades... More

YA-31 AIRPLANE, NASA history collection

YA-31 AIRPLANE, NASA history collection

YA-31 AIRPLANE NASA Identifier: C-1945-8914 Public domain photograph of NASA experimental aircraft, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

BUDGET PHOTOS, NASA history collection

BUDGET PHOTOS, NASA history collection

BUDGET PHOTOS NASA Identifier: C-1945-10763

ROOM TEMPERATURE DISC BURSTS, NASA history collection

ROOM TEMPERATURE DISC BURSTS, NASA history collection

ROOM TEMPERATURE DISC BURSTS NASA Identifier: C-1947-18326

Republic P-47D Thunderbolt, NASA history collection

Republic P-47D Thunderbolt, NASA history collection

Republic P-47D Thunderbolt: This Republic P-47D Thunderbolt was equipped by the NACA with a survey rake to measure propeller thrust in-flight. This rake protruded from either side of the nose just behind the en... More

X-3, NASA history collection. Public domain image of NASA aircraft.

X-3, NASA history collection. Public domain image of NASA aircraft.

E-17348 This in-flight NACA High-Speed Flight Station photograph of the X-3 Stiletto illustrates the aircraft's long slender fuselage and the small wings. The X-3 Stiletto was a single-place jet-powered researc... More

RM-10 research model, NASA history collection

RM-10 research model, NASA history collection

Technician Durwood Dereng measures elevation of double Deacon booster prior to launch of RM-10 research model at Wallops, February 6, 1951. Photograph published in A New Dimension; Wallops Island Flight Test Ra... More

X-1E on Lakebed, NASA history collection

X-1E on Lakebed, NASA history collection

The Bell Aircraft Corporation X-1E in 1955 on the Rogers Dry Lakebed near the NACA High-Speed Flight Station, Edwards, California. The X-1E was notable for being shorter, with a thinner wing than the X-1A, -B, ... More

X-1B on Lakebed, NASA history collection

X-1B on Lakebed, NASA history collection

The Bell Aircraft Corporation X-1B, seen here on the lakebed at Edwards Air Force Base, California, was first flown for 10 flights in a three-month period by eight Edwards Air Force pilots. After being turned o... More

North American X-15 model. Public domain image of NASA aircraft.

North American X-15 model. Public domain image of NASA aircraft.

A one-twentieth scale model of the X-15; originally suspended beneath the wing of a B-52 is observed by a scientist of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as it leaves the bomber model in t... More

Aeronautical Research Engineer Milt Thompson computing data

Aeronautical Research Engineer Milt Thompson computing data

Milton O. Thompson was hired as an engineer at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics' High-Speed Flight Station (later renamed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Dryden Flight Researc... More

X-15 2 on lakebed after engine failure forced pilot Jack McKay to make an emergency landing at Mud

X-15 2 on lakebed after engine failure forced pilot Jack McKay to make...

On 9 November 1962, an engine failure forced Jack McKay, a NASA research pilot, to make an emergency landing at Mud Lake, Nevada, in the second X-15 (56-6671); its landing gear collapsed and the X-15 flipped ov... More

XB-70A #1 cockpit, NASA history collection

XB-70A #1 cockpit, NASA history collection

Photo of the XB-70 #1 cockpit, which shows the complexity of this mid-1960s research aircraft. On the left and right sides of the picture are the pilot's and co-pilot's control yokes. Forward of these, on the c... More

Douglas A-26B Invader, NASA history collection

Douglas A-26B Invader, NASA history collection

Douglas A-26B Invader: This Douglas A-26B Invader flew at Langley for three months in 1944. In this photograph, propeller spinners are installed. Later the Invader was designated the B-26, and the type continue... More

F-104 on ramp, NASA history collection

F-104 on ramp, NASA history collection

JF-104A (Serial #56-0749) on Rogers Dry Lake at Edwards AFB. The aircraft is shown with the Air Launched Sounding Rocket (ALSOR) attached to the underside. NASA test pilot Milton O. Thompson ejected from this a... More

R4D Parked on Ramp, NASA history collection

R4D Parked on Ramp, NASA history collection

This Photograph taken in 1956 shows the first of three R4D Skytrain aircraft on the ramp behind the NACA High-Speed Flight Station. NACA stood for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, which evolved ... More

Gemini, NASA history collection, NASA Gemini program

Gemini, NASA history collection, NASA Gemini program

Astronaut Neil Armstrong (left) was one of 14 astronauts, 8 NASA test pilots, and 2 McDonnell test pilots who took part in simulator studies. Armstrong was the first astronaut to participate (November 6, 1963).... More

Pilot Neil Armstrong in the X-15 #1 cockpit

Pilot Neil Armstrong in the X-15 #1 cockpit

NASA pilot Neil Armstrong is seen here in the cockpit of the X-15 ship #1 (56-6670) after a research flight. A U.S. Navy pilot in the Korean War who flew 78 combat missions in F9F-2 jet fighters and who was awa... More

Edwin Buzz Aldrin At Lunar Landing Research Facility

Edwin Buzz Aldrin At Lunar Landing Research Facility

Nearly 25 years ago, on July 20,1969, Edwin Buzz Aldrin, shown here with NASA Langley Research Centers Lunar Excursion Module (LEM) Simulator, became one of the first humans to walk on the moon after practicing... More

HL-10 landing on lakebed with F-104 chase aircraft

HL-10 landing on lakebed with F-104 chase aircraft

In this photo, the HL-10 has touched down on its main landing gear, while the pilot was holding the nose up to slow the vehicle. The F-104 in the background was used as a chase plane. Its pilot would give the H... More

Three Lifting Bodies on Lakebed (X-24A, M2-F3, HL-10)

Three Lifting Bodies on Lakebed (X-24A, M2-F3, HL-10)

The wingless, lifting body aircraft sitting on Rogers Dry Lake at what is now NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, California, from left to right are the X-24A, M2-F3 and the HL-10.The lifting body ai... More

HL-10 in flight after launch. Public domain image of NASA aircraft.

HL-10 in flight after launch. Public domain image of NASA aircraft.

The HL-10 Lifting Body is seen here in powered flight shortly after launch from the B-52 mothership. When HL-10 powered flights began on October 23, 1968, the vehicle used the same basic XLR-11 rocket engine th... More

M2-F3 In-flight Launch from B-52

M2-F3 In-flight Launch from B-52

This photo shows the M2-F3 Lifting Body being launched from NASA's B-52 mothership at the NASA Flight Research Center (FRC--now the Dryden Flight Research Center), Edwards, California. A fleet of lifting bodies... More

F-8 DFBW in flight. Public domain image of NASA aircraft.

F-8 DFBW in flight. Public domain image of NASA aircraft.

F-8 Digital Fly-By-Wire aircraft in flight. The computer-controlled flight systems pioneered by the F-8 DFBW created a revolution in aircraft design. The F-117A, X-29, X-31, and many other aircraft have relied ... More

Shock Waves - X15 in 4 x 4 Foot Supersonic Tunnel

Shock Waves - X15 in 4 x 4 Foot Supersonic Tunnel

Shock waves festoon a small scale model of the x-15 in Langley's 4x4 Supersonic Pressure Tunnel. Photograph published in Sixty Years of Aeronautical Research 1917-1977 By David A. Anderton (page 51) - a NASA pu... More

KC-135A in flight - winglet study

KC-135A in flight - winglet study

The KC-135 with the winglets in flight over the San Gabriel mountains, south of Edwards AFB. While wind tunnel tests suggested that winglets - developed by NASA Langley's Richard Whitcomb - would significantly ... More

X-29 on Runway, NASA history collection

X-29 on Runway, NASA history collection

This photo shows the No. 2 X-29 technology demonstrator aircraft as it lifts off from the runway at Edwards Air Force base on a 1989 test flight. The X-29 was flown by NASA's Ames-Dryden Flight Research Facilit... More

LDEF: Postflight Detail-Front Brown Discoloration

LDEF: Postflight Detail-Front Brown Discoloration

LDEF: Postflight Detail-Front Brown Discoloration NASA Identifier: KSC-390C-2038.11

LDEF (Flight), M0003 : Space Environment Effects on Spacecraft Materials, Tray D09

LDEF (Flight), M0003 : Space Environment Effects on Spacecraft Materia...

LDEF (Flight), M0003 : Space Environment Effects on Spacecraft Materials, Tray D09 EL-1994-00124 LDEF (Flight), M0003 : Space Environment Effects on Spacecraft Materials, Tray D09 The flight photograph was take... More

LDEF: Orbital Flight Orientation, NASA history collection

LDEF: Orbital Flight Orientation, NASA history collection

LDEF: Orbital Flight Orientation NASA Identifier: L91-652 Public domain photograph of NASA satellite, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Public domain photograph of a spacecraft... More

LDEF (Postflight), AO171 : Solar-Array-Materials Passive LDEF Experiment, Tray A08

LDEF (Postflight), AO171 : Solar-Array-Materials Passive LDEF Experime...

LDEF (Postflight), AO171 : Solar-Array-Materials Passive LDEF Experiment, Tray A08 EL-1994-00147 LDEF (Postflight), AO171 : Solar-Array-Materials Passive LDEF Experiment, Tray A08 The post flight photograph was... More

SR-71B - in Flight with F-18 Chase Aircraft - View from Air Force Tanker

SR-71B - in Flight with F-18 Chase Aircraft - View from Air Force Tank...

NASA 831, an SR-71B operated by the Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, California, cruises over the Mojave Desert with an F/A-18 Hornet flying safety chase. They were photographed on a 1996 mission from an... More

LDEF, NASA history collection. NASA public domain image colelction.

LDEF, NASA history collection. NASA public domain image colelction.

LDEF NASA Identifier: KSC390C-1643.04 Public domain photograph related to NASA research activity, space exploration, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

LDEF: Postflight Detail-Front Overall

LDEF: Postflight Detail-Front Overall

LDEF: Postflight Detail-Front Overall NASA Identifier: KSC-390C-2157.03 Public domain photograph of a spacecraft, space exploration, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

LDEF (Postflight), NASA history collection

LDEF (Postflight), NASA history collection

LDEF (Postflight) EL-1994-00114 LDEF (Postflight) The image provides an overall view of LDEF experiments located in Bays A , the bay adjacent to the center ring structure, thru Bay C in Rows 12, the upper row, ... More

LDEF: Longeron A (Rows 12/1). NASA public domain image colelction.

LDEF: Longeron A (Rows 12/1). NASA public domain image colelction.

LDEF: Longeron A (Rows 12/1) NASA Identifier: KSC-390C-2951.10

LDEF, NASA history collection. NASA public domain image colelction.
LDEF: Postflight Detail-Front Lower Right 1/6 Detail

LDEF: Postflight Detail-Front Lower Right 1/6 Detail

LDEF: Postflight Detail-Front Lower Right 1/6 Detail NASA Identifier: KSC-390C-1916.02

LDEF: Postflight Detail-Front Lower Right 1/6

LDEF: Postflight Detail-Front Lower Right 1/6

LDEF: Postflight Detail-Front Lower Right 1/6 NASA Identifier: KSC-390C-2070.12

LDEF (Flight), AO178 : A High-Resolution Study of Ultra-heavy Cosmic-Ray Nuclei, Tray D01

LDEF (Flight), AO178 : A High-Resolution Study of Ultra-heavy Cosmic-R...

LDEF (Flight), AO178 : A High-Resolution Study of Ultra-heavy Cosmic-Ray Nuclei, Tray D01 EL-1994-00134 LDEF (Flight), AO178 : A High-Resolution Study of Ultra-heavy Cosmic-Ray Nuclei, Tray D01 The flight photo... More

LDEF: Postflight Detail-Front Upper Right 1/4

LDEF: Postflight Detail-Front Upper Right 1/4

LDEF: Postflight Detail-Front Upper Right 1/4 NASA Identifier: KSC-390C-2065.09

LDEF (Flight), S0001 : Space Debris Impact Experiment, Tray G08

LDEF (Flight), S0001 : Space Debris Impact Experiment, Tray G08

The flight photograph was taken while the LDEF was attached to the Orbiter's RMS arm prior to berthing in the Orbiter's cargo bay. The white paint dots on the experiment tray clamp blocks appear to be discolore... More

LDEF, NASA history collection. NASA public domain image colelction.
LDEF: Longeron C (Rows 2/3). NASA public domain image colelction.

LDEF: Longeron C (Rows 2/3). NASA public domain image colelction.

LDEF: Longeron C (Rows 2/3) NASA Identifier: KSC-390C-2948.10

X-38 on B-52 Wing Pylon - View from Observation Window

X-38 on B-52 Wing Pylon - View from Observation Window

A unique, close-up view of the X-38 under the wing of NASA's B-52 mothership prior to launch of the lifting-body research vehicle. The photo was taken from the observation window of the B-52 bomber as it banked... More

Altus II high altitude science aircraft decending toward U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility

Altus II high altitude science aircraft decending toward U.S. Navy's P...

Altus II descends towards the Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kauai, Hawaii. The Altus II was flown as a performance and propulsion testbed for future high-altitude science platform aircraft under NASA's... More

X-38: Artist Concept of Re-Entering Earth's Atmosphere

X-38: Artist Concept of Re-Entering Earth's Atmosphere

This is an artist's depiction of NASA's proposed Crew Return Vehicle (CRV) re-entering the earth's atmosphere. A team of NASA researchers began free flight tests of the X-38, a technology demonstrator for the C... More

Altus aircraft on runway, NASA history collection

Altus aircraft on runway, NASA history collection

The remotely piloted Altus aircraft flew several developmental test flights from Rogers Dry Lake adjacent to NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif., in 1996. The Altus--the word is Latin for "hig... More

Tu-144LL SST Flying Laboratory in Flight

Tu-144LL SST Flying Laboratory in Flight

pressures, angle of attack, and sideslip angles with increased accuracy. Two NASA pilots, Robert Rivers of Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia, and Gordon Fullerton from Dryden Flight Research Center, Ed... More

Perseus B Taxi Tests in Preparation for a New Series of Flight Tests

Perseus B Taxi Tests in Preparation for a New Series of Flight Tests

The Perseus B remotely piloted aircraft on the runway at Edwards Air Force Base, California at the conclusion of a development flight at NASA's Dryden flight Research Center. The Perseus B is the latest of thre... More

Ignition of the Pegasus rocket moments after release from the B-52 signaled acceleration of the X-43

Ignition of the Pegasus rocket moments after release from the B-52 sig...

The first X-43A hypersonic research aircraft and its modified Pegasus booster rocket were carried aloft by NASA's NB-52B carrier aircraft from Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., on... More

LASRE pod being mated to SR-71. Public domain image of NASA aircraft.

LASRE pod being mated to SR-71. Public domain image of NASA aircraft.

These workers are performing a fit-check of the Linear Aerospike SR-71 Experiment (LASRE) on the back of a NASA Dryden Flight Research Center SR-71. The fit-check occurred Feb. 15, 1996, at Lockheed Martin Skun... More

Linear Aerospike SR-71 Experiment (LASRE) first flight takeoff

Linear Aerospike SR-71 Experiment (LASRE) first flight takeoff

A NASA SR-71 takes off Oct. 31, making its first flight as part of the NASA/Rocketdyne/Lockheed Martin Linear Aerospike SR-71 Experiment (LASRE) at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, California. The... More

With the modified F/A-18 showcased behind him, Kevin Petersen, director of NASA Dryden Flight Resear

With the modified F/A-18 showcased behind him, Kevin Petersen, directo...

With the modified F/A-18 showcased behind him, Kevin Petersen, director of NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, addressed the audience attending the rollout ceremonies for the Active Aeroelastic Wing flight rese... More

AGATE jet model, NASA history collection

AGATE jet model, NASA history collection

Advanced General Aviation Technology Experiment (AGATE) jet model. Photographed in the studio, building 1145. NASA Identifier: L2001-1362

STS-69 Pilot Kenneth D. Cockrell returns to KSC

STS-69 Pilot Kenneth D. Cockrell returns to KSC

STS-69 Pilot Kenneth D. Cockrell and four fellow crew members return to KSC for a second launch try. The Space Shuttle Endeavour is scheduled for liftoff on Sept. 7 at 11:09 a.m. EDT, just about a week after th... More

Simpson probe aircraft test, NASA history collection

Simpson probe aircraft test, NASA history collection

This small hand held unit is a prototype of the now commercially Available Self-Nulling Eddy Current Probe or more simply a Crack Finder. It is a battery powered unit that displays a bar graph of variable lengt... More

Western Aeronautical Test Range (WATR) mission control room monitors

Western Aeronautical Test Range (WATR) mission control room monitors

This photo shows monitors in a Dryden Flight Research Center mission control room of the Western Aeronautical Test Range (WATR). All aspects of a research mission are monitored from one of two of these control ... More

DC-8 Airborne Laboratory in flight over NASA Dryden center with SCA 747 on ramp

DC-8 Airborne Laboratory in flight over NASA Dryden center with SCA 74...

The DC-8 aircraft is seen making a banking turn high above the NASA Dryden ramp. This view of the DC-8's left side reveals some of the modifications necessary for particular on-board experiments. To the right o... More

Atmospheric Wind Tunnel #1, NASA history collection

Atmospheric Wind Tunnel #1, NASA history collection

Interior of Atmospheric Wind Tunnel (AWT) #1 showing pitot tube and other air stream probes. Smoke stream for flow visualization. NASA Identifier: L637

Full Scale Wind Tunnel and Seaplane Tow Channel

Full Scale Wind Tunnel and Seaplane Tow Channel

Construction progress, Full Scale exit cone looking south from entrance cone, east switchboard, west switchboard, wind vanes at north end looking north through entrance cone, north end looking south through ent... More

3% Hyper-X Launch Vehicle (HXLV) Wind Tunnel Model

3% Hyper-X Launch Vehicle (HXLV) Wind Tunnel Model

Studio photograph of the 3% Pegasus Model, 3% keel line, 3 % Hyper-X forebodies (in gray), and keel line 4, Hyper-X forebodies (in black), in both pre-stage separation and post-stage separation configurations. ... More

With the modified F/A-18 showcased behind him, Kevin Petersen, director of NASA Dryden Flight Resear

With the modified F/A-18 showcased behind him, Kevin Petersen, directo...

With the modified F/A-18 showcased behind him, Kevin Petersen, director of NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, addressed the audience attending the rollout ceremonies for the Active Aeroelastic Wing flight rese... More

Lunar Landing Simulator/Astronaut Roger B. Chaffee

Lunar Landing Simulator/Astronaut Roger B. Chaffee

Lunar Landing Simulator: Astronaut Roger B. Chaffee (left) receives instruction from Maxwell W. Goode, a scientist at NASA's Langley Research Center. Goode is explaining the operation of the Lunar Landing Simul... More

F-16XL ship #1 in flight over desert

F-16XL ship #1 in flight over desert

NASA's single-seat F-16XL on a research flight over the desert near the Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, California. The aircraft was most recently used in the Cranked-Arrow Wing Aerodynamics Project (CA... More

DARPA, U.S. Air Force, Boeing X-45A UCAV at NASA Dryden

DARPA, U.S. Air Force, Boeing X-45A UCAV at NASA Dryden

DARPA, U.S. Air Force, Boeing X-45A UCAV (Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle) at NASA Dryden Flight Research Center. NASA Identifier: NIX-EC01-0292-9

X-31 Loaded in C-5 Cargo Bay. Public domain image of NASA aircraft.

X-31 Loaded in C-5 Cargo Bay. Public domain image of NASA aircraft.

The X-31 Enhanced Fighter Maneuverability Technology Demonstrator Aircraft, based at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California, is secured inside the fuselage of an Air Force Re... More

Altus I aircraft in flight, retracting landing gear after takeoff

Altus I aircraft in flight, retracting landing gear after takeoff

The landing gear of the remotely piloted Altus I aircraft retracts into the fuselage after takeoff from Rogers Dry Lake adjacent to NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif. The short series of test... More

F-16XL ship #1 and SR-71 in formation flight studying the characteristics of sonic booms

F-16XL ship #1 and SR-71 in formation flight studying the characterist...

The single-seat F-16XL, NASA 849, joins up with an SR-71A, NASA 844, as crews set up for one of the flights in the recent sonic boom research program conducted by the Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, Cal... More

High Displacement Actuator (HDA), NASA history collection

High Displacement Actuator (HDA), NASA history collection

Positioned beneath a fiber optic displacement sensor is the new High Displacement Actuator (HDA) developed by scientists at NASA Langley Research Center. The high displacement actuator significantly improves th... More

Magnetoplasmadynamcis, NASA history collection

Magnetoplasmadynamcis, NASA history collection

: Schematic drawing of the Van Allen Radiation Belts. This chart was part of a briefing used by Magnetoplasmadynamcis (MPD) researchers. Van Allen developed a theory "that the earth's magnetic field trapped cha... More

Hydrostar, NASA history collection

Hydrostar, NASA history collection

Lband test fixture for Hydrostar concept space vehicle for radiometric observations of the Earth. In Acoustics lab. NASA Identifier: L98-484

Cryo-ESP - G4CH modular, NASA history collection

Cryo-ESP - G4CH modular, NASA history collection

Cryogenic 64 channel pressure modular. NASA Identifier: L2001-976

STS-92 - Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA)

STS-92 - Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA)

One of NASA's two modified Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft is bathed in the morning Sun at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards, California. The modified jumbo jetliners are used to ferry the Spa... More

Aluminum testbed cylinder (ATC), NASA history collection

Aluminum testbed cylinder (ATC), NASA history collection

Aluminum testbed cylinder (ATC) set up for model testing. Photographed in building 1293 A, Structural Dynamics Laboratory. NASA Identifier: L2000-1531

Five stringer crown panel, NASA history collection

Five stringer crown panel, NASA history collection

Graphite-Epoxy Five Stringer Crown panel use to test uniaxial Compression Damage Tolerance. NASA Identifier: L92-12188

Mach 4 rest inlet tests. NASA public domain image colelction.

Mach 4 rest inlet tests. NASA public domain image colelction.

Rest inlets made for the M4BDF using StereoLithography (SLA). NASA Identifier: L2000-1438

Viking, NASA history collection

Viking, NASA history collection

The Viking aeroshell. NASA Identifier: L73-531

SSME Maintenance, NASA history collection

SSME Maintenance, NASA history collection

A technician performs maintenance on a Space Shuttle Main Engine to prepare it for testing at Stennis Space Center. NASA Identifier: NIX-95-250-17

Scout - lift off of Scout 110 at night

Scout - lift off of Scout 110 at night

Project L5-985, Scout 110 night lift off on Wallops Island. NASA Identifier: L63-5823

F-15B on ramp showing closeup of the Supersonic Natural Laminar Flow (SS-NLF) experiment attached ve

F-15B on ramp showing closeup of the Supersonic Natural Laminar Flow (...

A close up of the Supersonic Natural Laminar Flow (SS-NLF) experiment on the F-15B. The wing shape - designed by the Reno Aeronautical Corp. - had only minimal sweep and a short span. The low sweep angle gave t... More

National Transonic Facility High Speed Civil Transport Model

National Transonic Facility High Speed Civil Transport Model

HSCT model in NTF with Ed Bruce and Roy Harris. NASA Identifier: L90-12555

F-18 HARV instrumentation modifications

F-18 HARV instrumentation modifications

Pressure transducers are located in the tiny holes visible on the engine inlet lip of NASA's F-18 High Alpha Research Vehicle (HARV). The sensors in this photo are located at the bottom of the inlet duct entran... More

LaRC-SI coated wires and molded parts

LaRC-SI coated wires and molded parts

Electrical and aircraft cable coated with LaRC-SI polyimide and molded mechanical parts. NASA Identifier: L97-2873

Modifications to the Unitary Control Systems

Modifications to the Unitary Control Systems

Test section control station. Photographed in building 1251, Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel. NASA Identifier: L99-99

F-18 SRA closeup of nose cap showing new flush air data system sensor holes

F-18 SRA closeup of nose cap showing new flush air data system sensor ...

The small numbers on the nose of this F-18 aircraft at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, California, show the locations of 11 tiny holes which are an integral part of a new air data system installe... More

EAA AirVenture, NASA history collection

EAA AirVenture, NASA history collection

EAA AirVenture '99, Oshkosh, Wisconsin - NASA exhibits: Main NASA Building. This photographs shows section K: The space perspective. NASA Identifier: L99-1811

A Researcher Works in the Light Alloy Laboratory

A Researcher Works in the Light Alloy Laboratory

Researcher Dr. Roy E. Crooks operates a scanning electron microscope (SEM). This instrument uses a highly-focused beam of electrons to provide visual images of the surface of materials at magnifications up to 2... More

Alan Shepard At Lunar Landing Research Facility

Alan Shepard At Lunar Landing Research Facility

Alan Shepard was one of 20-some astronauts who used the Lunar Landing Research Facility and its associated Lunar Excursion Module Simulator, pictured here, to practice piloting problems they would encounter in ... More

Unitary Plan Supersonic Tunnel, NASA history collection

Unitary Plan Supersonic Tunnel, NASA history collection

Construction of Unitary Plan Supersonic Tunnel. NASA Identifier: L77987 Public domain photograph of the train tunnel, railroad, train track, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

NASP-Computer Aided Design Computational Fluid Dynamics

NASP-Computer Aided Design Computational Fluid Dynamics

In the photograph, the contour lines indicate temperature at Mach 19 around a generic vehicle similar to the X-30. Because of high pressure and skin friction, the temperature is highest on the surface of the mo... More

Joint Winter Runway Friction Measurement Program

Joint Winter Runway Friction Measurement Program

Runway test measurment and test aircraft vehicles. Photographed in North Bay, Ontario Canada. NASA Identifier: L2000-707

X-34 Technology Testbed Demonstrator on hangar floor being modified for unpowered flights

X-34 Technology Testbed Demonstrator on hangar floor being modified fo...

X-34 Technology Testbed Demonstrator on hangar floor being modified for unpowered flights NASA Identifier: NIX_EC99-45173-57

LaRC, NASA history collection. Public domain image of NASA aircraft.

LaRC, NASA history collection. Public domain image of NASA aircraft.

Flight sequence: UH-1H helicopter (N535) carries model to required altitude. 22% scale model is released 15,000 feet above the Atlantic ocean. Unpowered model is flown by remote control. Flight is terminated by... More

Joint Winter Runway Friction Measurement Program

Joint Winter Runway Friction Measurement Program

Runway test measurment and test aircraft vehicles. Photographed in North Bay, Ontario Canada. NASA Identifier: L2000-709

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