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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

NACA & Charles Lindbergh

Description: (May 23, 1934) Eight of the twelve members of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics attending the 9th Annual Aircraft Engineering Research Conference posed for this photograph at Langley ... more

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

Wing chord extension on D-558-2 E53-0927

Wing chord extension on D-558-2

Stan Butchart climbing into B-47. E54-1317

Stan Butchart climbing into B-47.

E56-2499

D558-2 #143 LOX jettison with P2BS in background

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

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

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. (Litt... more

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

Origin of Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)

The Marshall Space Flight Center was activated on July 1, 1960 as a part of NASA, which had been established on October 1, 1958 by Congressional passage of the National Aeronautics and Space Act. The nucleus of... more

Bell : X-2

Catalog #: 00035206.Manufacturer: Bell.Designation: X-2.Official Nickname: .Notes: .Repository: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive ( http://www.sandiegoairandspace.org/library/stillimages.html )

Bell : X-2

Catalog #: 00035207.Manufacturer: Bell.Designation: X-2.Official Nickname: .Notes: .Repository: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive ( http://www.sandiegoairandspace.org/library/stillimages.html )

Bell : X-2

Catalog #: 00035212.Manufacturer: Bell.Designation: X-2.Official Nickname: .Notes: .Repository: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive ( http://www.sandiegoairandspace.org/library/stillimages.html )

Bell : X-2

Catalog #: 00035211.Manufacturer: Bell.Designation: X-2.Official Nickname: .Notes: .Repository: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive ( http://www.sandiegoairandspace.org/library/stillimages.html )