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Shuttle Enterprise Free Flight

(1977) The Space Shuttle prototype Enterprise flies free after being released from NASA's 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) over Rogers Dry Lakebed during the second of five free flights carried out at the Dry... more

View from forward center of NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) looking up and northeast, showing both Fold-down Nose Platforms near bottom, the 45 foot Nose Platform, the Rollout Platform for SCA attach point on left, and both Shuttle Access Platforms.

The original database describes this as: Location: Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California Photographer: Tom Tschida Photographs, Textual Material and a Video Recording Relating to t... more

Shuttle Endeavour and 747 SCA after being mated, backed out of Mate-Demate Device (MDD), photo from right wing of 747

The original database describes this as: Location: Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California Photographs, Textual Material and a Video Recording Relating to the Space Shuttle Mate-Demat... more

View from forward center of NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) looking north-northeast. Visible on left is the North Personnel/equipment hoist, the Fold-down Nose Platform in center, and Rollout Platform for Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) forward attach point access above that.

The original database describes this as: Location: Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California Photographer: Tom Tschida Photographs, Textual Material and a Video Recording Relating to t... more

Front detail view of STS-125 Atlantis in Mate-Demate Device (MDD) over 747 SCA

The original database describes this as: Location: Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California Photographs, Textual Material and a Video Recording Relating to the Space Shuttle Mate-Demat... more

SHUTTLE CARRIER AIRCRAFT (SCA) PILOT - ELLINGTON AFB (EAFB), TX

S82-33394 (5 July 1982) --- A rare sight in Houston is the appearance of the spacecraft whose flights are monitored from that city, but with the brief stopover of NASA's new space shuttle Challenger, thousands ... more

Challenger Ferry Flight Flyover

(April 8, 1983) View of the Shuttle Challenger atop the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA), NASA-905, during its return to Kennedy Space Center (KSC) and flyover of the Johnson Space Center (JSC) and the Houston sk... more

STS-32 Return to KSC

The Space Shuttle Columbia, returning to KSC after the successful STS-32 mission, is poised atop the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) as the duo fly by the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at KSC January 26. Colum... more

Air-to-air view of Columbia, OV-102, atop SCA NASA 905 flying over JSC site

S90-55294 (19 Dec. 1990) --- Johnson Space Center employees and neighbors on the ground didn't get quite this closeup of a view of the Dec. 19 1990 flyover of the Space Shuttle Columbia mounted piggyback atop N... more

The NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) lifts off the runway at Edwards AFB, California carrying the Space Shuttle Endeavour OV-105 (Orbiter Vehicle-105) on it back. Exact Date Shot Unknown

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Ken Hackman Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Endeavour is Delivered to the Kennedy Space Center

(May 2, 1991) NASA's 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft No. 911, with the space shuttle orbiter Endeavour securely mounted atop its fuselage, taxies to the runway to begin the ferry flight from Rockwell's Plant 42 at... more

The NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) is pulled into position beneath the Space Shuttle Endeavour OV-105 (Orbiter Vehicle-105), that is suspended beneath a massive lifting structure at Rockwell International's Air Force Plant 42, Site 1, at Palmdale. Exact Date Shot Unknown

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... more

The NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) is pulled into position beneath the Space Shuttle Endeavour OV-105 (Orbiter Vehicle-105), that is suspended beneath a massive lifting structure at Rockwell International's Air Force Plant 42, Site 1, at Palmdale. Exact Date Shot Unknown

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... more

Air to air view of Endeavour, OV-105, atop SCA approaches Ellington runway

S91-36097 (6 May 1991) --- Air to air view of Endeavour, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 105, atop a Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) NASA 911, a modified Boeing 747, approaches touchdown for a brief stopover at Ellington F... more

Endeavour Arrival

The newest addition to the Space Shuttle orbiter fleet, Endeavour, arrives at KSC atop the 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft on May 7. OV-105 will be demated from the Boeing aircraft, and towed to the Vehicle Assemb... more

Shuttle Endeavour Mated to 747 SCA Takeoff for Delivery to Kennedy Space Center, Florida

Photo Description: NASA's 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft No. 911, with the space shuttle orbiter Endeavour securely mounted atop its fuselage, begins the ferry flight from Rockwell's Plant 42 at Palmdale, Califor... more

NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) with Space Shuttle Enterprise, OV-101, sits on the ramp at Koln Airport during a tour of Europe which included a stop at the Paris Air Show. Exact Date Shot Unknown

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) with Space Shuttle Enterprise, OV-101, is greeted by a crowd at Koln Airport during a tour of Europe which included a stop at the Paris Air Show. Exact Date Shot Unknown

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) with Space Shuttle Enterprise, OV-101, attached comes in for a landing at Koln Airport during a tour of Europe which included a stop at the Paris Air Show. Exact Date Shot Unknown

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Endeavour with Columbia Ferry Flyby

The Space Shuttle Endeavour receives a high-flying salute from its sister shuttle, Columbia, atop NASA's Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, shortly after Endeavor's landing October 12 1994, at Edwards, California, to co... more

Endeavour on Runway with Columbia on SCA Overhead

The Space Shuttle Endeavour receives a high-flying salute from its sister Shuttle Columbia, atop NASA's Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, shortly after its landing October 12, 1994 at Edwards, California, to complete m... more

Atlantis Ferry Flight to Palmda

Takeoff of the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) with the Space Shuttle Atlantis mated atop bound for Palmdale, California. ..Image # : 397C-3013FR03

Endeavour on Shuttle Carrier Aircraft

The Space Shuttle orbiter Endeavour passes over KSC's Shuttle Landing Facility atop NASA's Boeing 747 Shuttle carrier Aircraft (SCA) as it returns March 27, 1997 from Palmdale, California, after an eight-month ... more

Shuttle Atlantis returning to Kennedy Space Center

(September 1998) The Space Shuttle Atlantis atop the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) returns to the Kennedy Space Center after a ten month refurbishment. ..Image # : EC-98-44740-2

The shuttle carrier aircraft and its piggyback passenger Atlanti

On a morning where broken clouds filled the sky of Central Florida, the shuttle carrier aircraft, or SCA, and its passenger Atlantis ease their way past the NASA News Center for a landing at the KSC Shuttle Lan... more

The shuttle carrier aircraft, or SCA, and its piggyback passenge

Through broken clouds, the shuttle carrier aircraft, or SCA, and its passenger Atlantis ease their way past the Vehicle Assembly Building, at right, for a landing at the KSC Shuttle Landing Facility, known as t... more