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Headband with Heads of Gazelles and a Stag Between Stars or Flowers

Headband with Heads of Gazelles and a Stag Between Stars or Flowers

Public domain photograph of 3d object, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Embroidery Pattern with Seven Six-pointed Stars and Four Corner Pieces

Embroidery Pattern with Seven Six-pointed Stars and Four Corner Pieces

Picryl description: Public domain photo of Albrecht Durer art print, Germany, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

[Design drawing for stained glass memorial windows showing Daniel the Prophet; and Balaam the Prophet with stars, and architecture for Episcopal Church, North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[Design drawing for stained glass memorial windows showing Daniel the ...

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The flag with thirty four stars

The flag with thirty four stars

A patriotic sheet music cover for a Unionist song written by Gen. W. H. Hayward, composed and arranged by Prof. C. S. Root, and dedicated to Wilson G. Horner, Esq. Columbia, wearing a liberty cap and carrying a... More

The three Maji ride their camels toward the star above Bethlehem

The three Maji ride their camels toward the star above Bethlehem

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: loc.gov Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Proof before letters. Category designation on orig... 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

Crewmen on the flight deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS...

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

Christmas. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Christmas. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Flowers, holly, censers, cherubs, crosses, and stars in lines like a poem. (DLC/PP-1935:0022). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Christmas" by Henry Morton, C... More

Patriotic Star & Stars and Stripes

Patriotic Star & Stars and Stripes

Location: 13319 W. Elm Rd., DeWitt, NE 68341 Barn Quilt on small shed and another on garage. Inspiration: USA It is important to remember our heritage in the past and for the future generations.

Keep the stars shining for Uncle Sam - Join the Quartermaster Corps / John W. Sheeres - Q.M.C.

Keep the stars shining for Uncle Sam - Join the Quartermaster Corps / ...

Poster showing Uncle Sam in a quartermaster's uniform. Text continues: For your future success, be a business soldier in the United States Army. Enlistment for one or three years are [sic] now being made at [bl... More

MOVIE FOLK LUNCHEON GUESTS AT WHITE HOUSE. WASHINGTON, D.C. JANUARY 30. THE MOVIE STARS THAT ARE IN WASHINGTON TO HELP CELEBRATE THE PRESIDENT'S BIRTHDAY PARTY WERE LUNCHEON GUESTS OF MRS. ROOSEVELT AT THE WHITE HOUSE TODAY. THEY MET THE PRESIDENT AND ALL WISHED HIM A HAPPY BIRTHDAY. L TO R: FREDERICK JAGEL, METROPOLITAN OPERA TENOR; MISS MARSHA HUNT; ROBERT TAYLOR; MISS MARIA GAMBERELLI, DANCER; MRS. F.D. ROOSEVELT; MISS JEAN HARLOW; MISS MITZI GREEN; AND COMMISSIONER GEORGE ALLEN ON THE PORTICO OF THE WHITE HOUSE

MOVIE FOLK LUNCHEON GUESTS AT WHITE HOUSE. WASHINGTON, D.C. JANUARY 30...

A group of people standing in front of a building. Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Three Thirds of the Nation. Edward Arnold and Glen Ford, stars on War Production Board (WPB) radio program Steel, presented May 6 over Blue Network, look over script during lull in rehersal

Three Thirds of the Nation. Edward Arnold and Glen Ford, stars on War ...

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[Sammy Price and His All Stars Orchestra]

[Sammy Price and His All Stars Orchestra]

[Sammy Price and His All Stars Orchestra] - [PAR-7805 through PAR-7811]

The Pleiades postcard, collection of astronomy

The Pleiades postcard, collection of astronomy

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Emblem - Apollo 17 Lunar Landing Mission

Emblem - Apollo 17 Lunar Landing Mission

S72-49079 (8 Sept. 1972) --- This is the official emblem of the Apollo 17 lunar landing mission which will be flown by astronauts Eugene A. Cernan, Ronald E. Evans and Harrison H. Schmitt. The insignia is domin... More

Moon, Stars, and Planets. Ursa Major - The Big Dipper. 5 minute exposure.

Moon, Stars, and Planets. Ursa Major - The Big Dipper. 5 minute exposu...

SEKI Historic Image Public domain photograph by National Parks Administration, nature conservation, tourism, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

STS064-62-007 - STS-064 - Star fields viewed from Discovery

STS064-62-007 - STS-064 - Star fields viewed from Discovery

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of unidentified star fields viewed from the Space Shuttle Discovery during STS-64. Subject Terms: STS-64, SPACE SHUTTLES, DI... More

BGEN Kenneth A. Jolemore, director of Supply and Maintenance, Office of the Deputy CHIEF of STAFF for Logistics, receives the stars that symbolize his promotion to the rank of MGEN from GEN John A. Wickham Jr., Army Vice CHIEF of STAFF. Assisting in the ceremony at the Pentagon is Garielle Jolemore

BGEN Kenneth A. Jolemore, director of Supply and Maintenance, Office o...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Arlington State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Robert Ward Release Status: Released to Public Com... More

This artist's concept illustrates the ring of material discovered by the Infrared Astronomical Satellite around the star Vega. IRAS scientists believe the material probably consists of dust and small objects resembling meteors. As depicted here, the ring of particles is thin enough toallow light from distant stars to shine through. The plane of the Milky Way is to the right. ARC-1983-AC83-0768-4

This artist's concept illustrates the ring of material discovered by t...

This artist's concept illustrates the ring of material discovered by the Infrared Astronomical Satellite around the star Vega. IRAS scientists believe the material probably consists of dust and small objects re... More

Gordon Green, a civilian contractor at the Ground-based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance (GEODSS) system site, observes a display of sattellites and stars on the command console. The system distinguishes between satellites and stars on the basis of light reflected to the GEODSS telescope. AIRMAN Magazine, April 1984

Gordon Green, a civilian contractor at the Ground-based Electro-Optica...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Socorro State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT James Pearson Release Status: Released to Pub... More

Members of the US Navy parachute demonstration team "Chuting Stars," practice one of their formation during a jump at Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek

Members of the US Navy parachute demonstration team "Chuting Stars," p...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Tibor Zoller Release Status: Released to Public ... More

Engineman 2nd Class Howard Lenway, a member of the US Navy parachute demonstration team "Chuting Stars," in his jumpsuit at Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek

Engineman 2nd Class Howard Lenway, a member of the US Navy parachute d...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Tibor Zoller Release Status: Released to Public ... More

General Bernard P. Randolph is given his fourth set of stars by General Larry D. Welch, CHIEF of STAFF, US Air Force, and Randolph's wife Lucille, during a special ceremony at the Pentagon. Randolph is the highest ranking black officer on active duty in the US military and will take command of the Air Force Systems Command at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, on July 17

General Bernard P. Randolph is given his fourth set of stars by Genera...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Arlington State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combine... More

A player leaps to drop the ball in the basket as the San Diego Stars play an exhibition game on a regulation basketball court set up on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS RANGER (CV-61). The event was attended by crew members and families of the carriers USS CONSTELLATION (CV-64), USS ENTERPRISE (CVN-65) and invited guests of the San Diego Naval Training Center (NTC). The game was sponsored by the San Diego Sports Arena in cooperation with ESPN Sports network

A player leaps to drop the ball in the basket as the San Diego Stars p...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Abbott Release Status: Released to Public Co... More

S35-22-003 - STS-035 - STS-35 observations of Earth and stars

S35-22-003 - STS-035 - STS-35 observations of Earth and stars

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth and star observation images taken during the STS-35 mission from Columbia, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 102. Subject Terms: STS-35, Earth Observations (F... More

S35-22-027 - STS-035 - STS-35 ASTRO-1 telescopes deployed from OV-102's payload bay

S35-22-027 - STS-035 - STS-35 ASTRO-1 telescopes deployed from OV-102'...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: During the STS-35 mission, the Astronomy Laboratory 1 (ASTRO-1) payload, in its onorbit operating configuration, is documented in the payload bay (PLB) ... More

S35-21-027 - STS-035 - STS-35 aft flight deck monitor displays stars seen by ASTRO-1

S35-21-027 - STS-035 - STS-35 aft flight deck monitor displays stars s...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: An STS-35 aft flight deck monitor screen displays stars in the constellation Orion as seen during Astronomy Laboratory 1 (ASTRO-1) operations. The displ... More

S35-22-032 - STS-035 - STS-35 ASTRO-1 telescopes deployed from OV-102's payload bay

S35-22-032 - STS-035 - STS-35 ASTRO-1 telescopes deployed from OV-102'...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: During the STS-35 mission, the Astronomy Laboratory 1 (ASTRO-1) payload, in its onorbit operating configuration, is documented in the payload bay (PLB) ... More

S35-21-007 - STS-035 - STS-35 aft flight deck monitor displays stars seen by ASTRO-1

S35-21-007 - STS-035 - STS-35 aft flight deck monitor displays stars s...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: An STS-35 aft flight deck monitor screen displays stars seen during Astronomy Laboratory 1 (ASTRO-1) operations. The display screen (also showing a targ... More

S35-21-009 - STS-035 - STS-35 aft flight deck monitor displays stars and Earth

S35-21-009 - STS-035 - STS-35 aft flight deck monitor displays stars a...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: An STS-35 aft flight deck monitor screen displays stars and city lights on Earth at night. The display screen is located on the aft flight deck of Colum... More

This photograph shows the Compton Gamma-Ray Observatory (GRO) being deployed by the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis during the STS-37 mission in April 1991. The GRO reentered Earth atmosphere and ended its successful mission in June 2000. For nearly 9 years, the GRO Burst and Transient Source Experiment (BATSE), designed and built by the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), kept an unblinking watch on the universe to alert scientists to the invisible, mysterious gamma-ray bursts that had puzzled them for decades. By studying gamma-rays from objects like black holes, pulsars, quasars, neutron stars, and other exotic objects, scientists could discover clues to the birth, evolution, and death of stars, galaxies, and the universe. The gamma-ray instrument was one of four major science instruments aboard the Compton. It consisted of eight detectors, or modules, located at each corner of the rectangular satellite to simultaneously scan the entire universe for bursts of gamma-rays ranging in duration from fractions of a second to minutes. In January 1999, the instrument, via the Internet, cued a computer-controlled telescope at Las Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico, within 20 seconds of registering a burst. With this capability, the gamma-ray experiment came to serve as a gamma-ray burst alert for the Hubble Space Telescope, the Chandra X-Ray Observatory, and major gound-based observatories around the world. Thirty-seven universities, observatories, and NASA centers in 19 states, and 11 more institutions in Europe and Russia, participated in the BATSE science program. n/a

This photograph shows the Compton Gamma-Ray Observatory (GRO) being de...

This photograph shows the Compton Gamma-Ray Observatory (GRO) being deployed by the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis during the STS-37 mission in April 1991. The GRO reenter... More

STS050-36-005 - STS-050 - Stars.

STS050-36-005 - STS-050 - Stars.

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Stars. Imagery has motion distortion caused by long exposure times and vehicle motion but star clusters are visible and recognizable. Subject Terms: ST... More

STS050-36-007 - STS-050 - Stars.

STS050-36-007 - STS-050 - Stars.

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Stars. Imagery has motion distortion caused by long exposure times and vehicle motion but star clusters are visible and recognizable. Subject Terms: ST... More

STS054-22-012 - STS-054 - Stars - unknown star clusters or constellations.

STS054-22-012 - STS-054 - Stars - unknown star clusters or constellati...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Stars - unknown star clusters or constellations. Subject Terms: STS-54, ENDEAVOUR (ORBITER), STARS, ONBOARD ACTIVITIES Date Taken: 1/19/1993 Categori... More

GEN John H. Tilelli, Jr. (left), Army Vice CHIEF of STAFF, pins on major general stars on Robert H. Scales as he assumes the position of Director, Operations Readiness and Mobilization (ODCSOPS). Assisting in the promotion ceremony is MGEN Scales' wife, Diana

GEN John H. Tilelli, Jr. (left), Army Vice CHIEF of STAFF, pins on maj...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pentagon State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: J.E. Jackson Release Status: Released t... More

STS067-355-034 - STS-067 - Star observations from the orbiter Endeavour during STS-67 mission

STS067-355-034 - STS-067 - Star observations from the orbiter Endeavou...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Star observation views taken from the orbiter Endeavour during STs-67 mission. Subject Terms: STS-67, ENDEAVOUR (ORBITER), EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPA... More

STS073-362-006 - STS-073 - Horizon of the earth limb after sunset with stars

STS073-362-006 - STS-073 - Horizon of the earth limb after sunset with...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Horizon of the earth limb after sunset with stars Subject Terms: STS-73, COLUMBIA (ORBITER), EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE), EARTH LIMB, STARS Date T... More

STS089-369-009 - STS-089 - Stars observed from the Orbiter Endeavour during STS-89

STS089-369-009 - STS-089 - Stars observed from the Orbiter Endeavour d...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Stars observed from the Orbiter Endeavour during STS-89. Subject Terms: STS-89, ENDEAVOUR (ORBITER), CELESTIAL BODIES, STARS Date Taken: 3/2/1998 Cat... More

STS067-354-030 - STS-067 - Low light level photography of city lights, stars and Earth limb

STS067-354-030 - STS-067 - Low light level photography of city lights,...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Low light level photography of city lights, stars and Earth limb. Subject Terms: STS-67, ENDEAVOUR (ORBITER), EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE), NIGHT, S... More

STS080-385-016 - STS-080 - Earth observations taken from Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-80 mission

STS080-385-016 - STS-080 - Earth observations taken from Space Shuttle...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observation views taken from Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-80 mission. Night views of the Earth limb with bright stars. Subject Terms: STS-80... More

STS080-385-004 - STS-080 - Earth observations taken from Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-80 mission

STS080-385-004 - STS-080 - Earth observations taken from Space Shuttle...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observation views taken from Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-80 mission. Night views of the Earth limb with bright stars. Subject Terms: STS-80... More

STS080-388-027 - STS-080 - Earth observations taken from Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-80 mission

STS080-388-027 - STS-080 - Earth observations taken from Space Shuttle...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observation views taken from Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-80 mission. Nighttime views of the Earth limb with bright stars and occasional ligh... More

STS080-387-026 - STS-080 - Earth observations taken from Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-80 mission

STS080-387-026 - STS-080 - Earth observations taken from Space Shuttle...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observation views taken from Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-80 mission. Night views of the Earth limb and horizon with bright stars. Frame 001 ... More

STS080-384-008 - STS-080 - Earth observations taken from Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-80 mission

STS080-384-008 - STS-080 - Earth observations taken from Space Shuttle...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observation views taken from Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-80 mission. Lightning in clouds at night (001-13) and also stars (014-32). Subject... More

STS075-353-026 - STS-075 - View of the Columbia's payload bay after the loss of the TSS-1R satellite

STS075-353-026 - STS-075 - View of the Columbia's payload bay after th...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Full view of the Columbia's payload bay after the loss of the Tethered Satellite System (TSS)-1R satellite. The views are dark, and in the background a... More

STS075-351-018 - STS-075 - View of Southern Cross, Alpha and Beta Centauri

STS075-351-018 - STS-075 - View of Southern Cross, Alpha and Beta Cent...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the Southern Cross constellation and two bright stars, Alpha and Beta Centauri, seen just over the orbiters stabilizer. Views are brighter. ... More

STS080-385-003 - STS-080 - Earth observations taken from Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-80 mission

STS080-385-003 - STS-080 - Earth observations taken from Space Shuttle...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observation views taken from Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-80 mission. Night views of the Earth limb with bright stars. Subject Terms: STS-80... More

STS080-384-005 - STS-080 - Earth observations taken from Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-80 mission

STS080-384-005 - STS-080 - Earth observations taken from Space Shuttle...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observation views taken from Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-80 mission. Lightning in clouds at night (001-13) and also stars (014-32). Subject... More

STS080-388-002 - STS-080 - Earth observations taken from Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-80 mission

STS080-388-002 - STS-080 - Earth observations taken from Space Shuttle...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observation views taken from Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-80 mission. Nighttime views of the Earth limb with bright stars and occasional ligh... More

STS080-385-001 - STS-080 - View of the payload bay with WSF over Earth limb

STS080-385-001 - STS-080 - View of the payload bay with WSF over Earth...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the payload bay with stowed Wake Shield Facility (WSF) over Earth limb. Two stars are very bright. Subject Terms: STS-80,COLUMBIA (ORBITER),PAY... More

STS075-330-004 - STS-075 - View of Southern Cross, Alpha and Beta Centauri

STS075-330-004 - STS-075 - View of Southern Cross, Alpha and Beta Cent...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the Souther Cross constillation and two bright stars, Alpha and Beta Centauri, seen just over the orbiters stabilizer. Views are very dark. ... More

STS080-385-018 - STS-080 - Earth observations taken from Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-80 mission

STS080-385-018 - STS-080 - Earth observations taken from Space Shuttle...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observation views taken from Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-80 mission. Night views of the Earth limb with bright stars. Subject Terms: STS-80... More

STS080-384-012 - STS-080 - Earth observations taken from Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-80 mission

STS080-384-012 - STS-080 - Earth observations taken from Space Shuttle...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observation views taken from Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-80 mission. Lightning in clouds at night (001-13) and also stars (014-32). Subject... More

View of Southern Cross, Alpha and Beta Centauri

View of Southern Cross, Alpha and Beta Centauri

STS075-351-022 (22 Feb.- 9 March 1996) --- The space shuttle Columbia's vertical stabilizer appears to point to the four stars of the Southern Cross. The scene was captured with a 35mm camera just prior to a su... More

STS062-58-005 - STS-062 - An aurora and stars

STS062-58-005 - STS-062 - An aurora and stars

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of an aurora and stars as seen by the STS-62 crew of the Space Shuttle Columbia. City lights can be viewed beneath the aurora... More

STS084-389-021 - STS-084 - Comet Hale-Bopp as seen over the Earth limb by STS-84 crew

STS084-389-021 - STS-084 - Comet Hale-Bopp as seen over the Earth limb...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographs of the Comet Hale-Bopp as it sets over the Earth limb. The orbiter was in an inertial relationship to the stars so that the Earth, illuminat... More

STS084-389-011 - STS-084 - Comet Hale-Bopp as seen over the Earth limb by STS-84 crew

STS084-389-011 - STS-084 - Comet Hale-Bopp as seen over the Earth limb...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographs of the Comet Hale-Bopp as it sets over the Earth limb. The orbiter was in an inertial relationship to the stars so that the Earth, illuminat... More

STS062-58-004 - STS-062 - An aurora and stars

STS062-58-004 - STS-062 - An aurora and stars

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of an aurora and stars as seen by the STS-62 crew of the Space Shuttle Columbia. City lights can be viewed beneath the aurora... More

Army Sergeant Duane Grabner (left) and USMC Sergeant Keith Stevenson (right), both of the Pentagon's Joint Combat Camera Center, talk with David O. "Doc" Cooke, Pentagon's Director of Administration and Management, nicknamed the "Mayor of the Pentagon", at the Public Service Recognition Week held at the National Mall, Washington, DC. The Joint Combat Camera Center, part of Armed Forces Information Service, was one of the exhibitors. The display included material from the Armed Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS), Print Media, and Stars and Stripes newspapers

Army Sergeant Duane Grabner (left) and USMC Sergeant Keith Stevenson (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Renee' Sitler, USAF Release Stat... More

The International Extreme Ultraviolet  Hitchhiker-2 (IEH-2) payload rests in a work stand in the Space Station Processing  Facility prior to its trip out to Launch Pad 39A for installation into the payload bay of the  Space Shuttle Orbiter Discovery for the STS-85 mission. The IEH-2 experiments will  study ultraviolet radiation from stars, the sun and in the solar system. The Technology  Applications and Science-1 (TAS-1) payload is another series of experiments that will be  conducted during the 11-day mission in Discovery’s payload bay. The TAS-1 holds seven  separate experiments that will provide data on the Earth’s topography and atmosphere,  study the sun’s energy, and test new thermal control devices, as well as several student-developed experiments. Other STS-85 payloads include the Cryogenic Infrared  Spectrometers and Telescopes for the Atmosphere-Shuttle Pallet Satellite-2 (CRISTA-SPAS-2). The CRISTA is a system of three telescopes and four spectrometers to measure  infrared radiation emitted by the Earth’s middle atmosphere. The CRISTA-SPAS-2 free-flying satellite will be deployed from Discovery and retrieved later in the flight. Also  onboard the satellite will be the Middle Atmosphere High Resolution Spectrograph  Investigation (MAHRSI) to measure ultraviolet radiation emitted and scattered by the  Earth’s atmosphere KSC-97PC1009

The International Extreme Ultraviolet Hitchhiker-2 (IEH-2) payload re...

The International Extreme Ultraviolet Hitchhiker-2 (IEH-2) payload rests in a work stand in the Space Station Processing Facility prior to its trip out to Launch Pad 39A for installation into the payload bay ... More

Space Shuttle Columbia, Space Shuttle Projects

Space Shuttle Columbia, Space Shuttle Projects

The STS-90 crew patch reflects the dedication of the mission to neuroscience in celebration of the decade of the brain. Earth is revealed through a neuron-shaped window, which symbolizes new perspectives in the... More

STS068-05-036 - STS-068 - Faint views of the Earth limb under a mass of stars

STS068-05-036 - STS-068 - Faint views of the Earth limb under a mass o...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Faint views of the Earth limb beneath a mass of stars, as observed from the Space Shuttle Endeavour during STS-68. Subject Terms: STS-68, ENDEAVOUR (OR... More

STS068-09-002 - STS-068 - Stars observed from Endeavour during STS-68

STS068-09-002 - STS-068 - Stars observed from Endeavour during STS-68

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Stars observed from the Space Shuttle Endeavour during STS-68. Subject Terms: STS-68, ENDEAVOUR (ORBITER), CELESTIAL BODIES, STARS Date Taken: 1/7/199... More

STS068-11-029 - STS-068 - Moon and stars viewed from Endeavour during STS-68

STS068-11-029 - STS-068 - Moon and stars viewed from Endeavour during ...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Stars and the Moon, as observed from the Space Shuttle Endeavour during STS-68. Subject Terms: STS-68, ENDEAVOUR (ORBITER), CELESTIAL BODIES, MOON, STA... More

STS088-S-001 (September 1998) --- Designed by the crew members, this STS-88 patch commemorates the first assembly flight to carry United States-built hardware for constructing the International Space Station (ISS). This flight's primary task is to assemble the cornerstone of the space station: the Node with the Functional Cargo Block (FGB). The rising sun symbolizes the dawning of a new era of international cooperation in space and the beginning of a new program: the International Space Station. The Earth scene outlines the countries of the Station Partners: the United States, Russia, those of the European Space Agency (ESA), Japan, and Canada. Along with the Pressurized Mating Adapters (PMA) and the Functional Cargo Block, the Node is shown in the final mated configuration while berthed to the space shuttle during the STS-88/2A mission. The Big Dipper Constellation points the way to the North Star, a guiding light for pioneers and explorers for generations. In the words of the crew, "These stars symbolize the efforts of everyone, including all the countries involved in the design and construction of the International Space Station, guiding us into the future."    The NASA insignia design for space shuttle flights is reserved for use by the astronauts and for other official use as the NASA Administrator may authorize. Public availability has been approved only in the forms of illustrations by the various news media. When and if there is any change in this policy, which is not anticipated, the change will be publicly announced. Photo credit: NASA sts088-s-001

STS088-S-001 (September 1998) --- Designed by the crew members, this S...

STS088-S-001 (September 1998) --- Designed by the crew members, this STS-88 patch commemorates the first assembly flight to carry United States-built hardware for constructing the International Space Station (I... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER,FLA. -- Inside the Payload Changeout Room (PCR) in the Rotating Service Structure (RSS) at Launch Pad 39-B, technicians in clean suits and tethers prepare to move the payloads for mission STS-95 through the open doors of the payload bay (left) of Space Shuttle Discovery. At the top of the RSS is the Spacehab module; below it are the Spartan solar-observing deployable spacecraft, the Hubble Space Telescope Orbiting Systems Test Platform (HOST), and the International Extreme Ultraviolet Hitchhiker (IEH-3). The PCR is an environmentally controlled facility with seals around the mating surface that fit against the orbiter or payload canister and permit the payload bay or canister doors to be opened and cargo removed without exposing it to outside air and contaminants. Payloads are installed vertically in the orbiter using the extendable payload ground handling mechanism. Fixed and extendable work platforms provide work access in the PCR. The SPACEHAB single module involves experiments on space flight and the aging process. Spartan is a solar physics spacecraft designed to perform remote sensing of the hot outer layers of the sun's atmosphere or corona. HOST carries four experiments to validate components planned for installation during the third Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission and to evaluate new technologies in an Earth-orbiting environment. IEH-3 comprises several experiments that will study the Jovian planetary system, hot stars, planetary and reflection nebulae, other stellar objects and their environments through remote observation of EUV/FUV emissions; study spacecraft interactions, Shuttle glow, thruster firings, and contamination; and measure the solar constant and identify variations in the value during a solar cycle. Mission STS-95 is scheduled to launch Oct. 29, 1998 KSC-98pc1184

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER,FLA. -- Inside the Payload Changeout Room (PCR) i...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER,FLA. -- Inside the Payload Changeout Room (PCR) in the Rotating Service Structure (RSS) at Launch Pad 39-B, technicians in clean suits and tethers prepare to move the payloads for mission S... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Inside the Payload Changeout Room (PCR) in the Rotating Service Structure (RSS) at Launch Pad 39-B, technicians in clean suits move the payloads for mission STS-95 to the payload bay of Space Shuttle Discovery. At the top of the RSS is the Spacehab module; below it are the Spartan solar-observing deployable spacecraft, the Hubble Space Telescope Orbiting Systems Test Platform (HOST), and the International Extreme Ultraviolet Hitchhiker (IEH-3). The PCR is an environmentally controlled facility with seals around the mating surface that fit against the orbiter or payload canister and permit the payload bay or canister doors to be opened and cargo removed without exposing it to outside air and contaminants. Payloads are installed vertically in the orbiter using the extendable payload ground handling mechanism. Fixed and extendable work platforms provide work access in the PCR. The SPACEHAB single module involves experiments on space flight and the aging process. Spartan is a solar physics spacecraft designed to perform remote sensing of the hot outer layers of the sun's atmosphere or corona. HOST carries four experiments to validate components planned for installation during the third Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission and to evaluate new technologies in an Earth-orbiting environment. IEH-3 comprises several experiments that will study the Jovian planetary system, hot stars, planetary and reflection nebulae, other stellar objects and their environments through remote observation of EUV/FUV emissions; study spacecraft interactions, Shuttle glow, thruster firings, and contamination; and measure the solar constant and identify variations in the value during a solar cycle. Mission STS-95 is scheduled to launch Oct. 29, 1998 KSC-98pc1185

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Inside the Payload Changeout Room (PCR) ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Inside the Payload Changeout Room (PCR) in the Rotating Service Structure (RSS) at Launch Pad 39-B, technicians in clean suits move the payloads for mission STS-95 to the payload b... More

STS060-214-006 - STS-060 - Dark view of stars

STS060-214-006 - STS-060 - Dark view of stars

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Dark views of stars and the orbiter stabilizer taken during the STS-60 mission. Subject Terms: PAYLOAD BAY, STARS, STS-60, DISCOVERY (ORBITER) Date Ta... More

A medium close-up shot from a low angle looking up as the Stars and Stripes flies behind the head of the warrior statue at the Special Operations Memorial. A dedication ceremony, sponsored by the Special Operations Memorial Foundation, took place on May 24th, 1999, at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida

A medium close-up shot from a low angle looking up as the Stars and St...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Macdill Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Douglas K. Lingefelt Release Stat... More

At Hangar AE, Cape Canaveral Air Station (CCAS), workers move a solar panel toward NASA's Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE) satellite before attaching it. FUSE was developed by The Johns Hopkins University under contract to Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., to investigate the origin and evolution of the lightest elements in the universe hydrogen and deuterium. In addition, the FUSE satellite will examine the forces and process involved in the evolution of the galaxies, stars and planetary systems by investigating light in the far ultraviolet portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. FUSE is targeted for launch June 23 from Launch Pad 17A, CCAS, aboard a Boeing Delta II rocket KSC-99pp0664

At Hangar AE, Cape Canaveral Air Station (CCAS), workers move a solar ...

At Hangar AE, Cape Canaveral Air Station (CCAS), workers move a solar panel toward NASA's Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE) satellite before attaching it. FUSE was developed by The Johns Hopkins Uni... More

Standing on a workstand in the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility, STS-103 Mission Specialists Steven L. Smith and John M. Grunsfield (Ph.D.) pose for the camera while standing in front of the base of the Flight Support System, to be used for repair of the Hubble Space Telescope, the primary mission on STS-103. The crew are at KSC to take part in a Crew Equipment Interface Test. Other members of the crew are Commander Curtis L. Brown Jr., Pilot Scott J. Kelly, and Mission Specialists C. Michael Foale (Ph.D.), Claude Nicollier of Switzerland, and Jean-François Clervoy of France. Nicollier and Clervoy are with the European Space Agency. Mission STS-103 is a "call-up" due to the need to replace portions of the pointing system, the gyros, which have begun to fail on the Hubble Space Telescope. Although Hubble is operating normally and conducting its scientific observations, only three of its six gyroscopes are working properly. The gyroscopes allow the telescope to point at stars, galaxies and planets. The STS-103 crew will not only replace gyroscopes, it will also replace a Fine Guidance Sensor and an older computer with a new enhanced model, an older data tape recorder with a solid-state digital recorder, a failed spare transmitter with a new one, and degraded insulation on the telescope with new thermal insulation. The crew will also install a Battery Voltage/Temperature Improvement Kit to protect the spacecraft batteries from overcharging and overheating when the telescope goes into a safe mode. The scheduled launch date in October is under review KSC-99pp1097

Standing on a workstand in the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility, S...

Standing on a workstand in the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility, STS-103 Mission Specialists Steven L. Smith and John M. Grunsfield (Ph.D.) pose for the camera while standing in front of the base of the Fli... More

In the Orbiter Processing Facility (OPF) bay 1, STS-103 crew members check out equipment to be used on planned Extravehicular Activities (EVAs) on the mission for repair of the Hubble Space Telescope. They are taking part in a Crew Equipment Interface Test (CEIT) at KSC. From left are Mission Specialists C. Michael Foale (Ph.D.), John M. Grunsfeld (Ph.D.), Claude Nicollier of Switzerland, and Steven L. Smith. Other crew members at KSC for the CEIT are Commander Curtis L. Brown Jr., Pilot Scott J. Kelly, and Jean-François Clervoy of France. Nicollier and Clervoy are with the European Space Agency. Mission STS-103 is a "call-up" due to the need to replace portions of the pointing system, the gyros, which have begun to fail on the Hubble Space Telescope. Although Hubble is operating normally and conducting its scientific observations, only three of its six gyroscopes are working properly. The gyroscopes allow the telescope to point at stars, galaxies and planets. The STS-103 crew will not only replace gyroscopes, it will also replace a Fine Guidance Sensor and an older computer with a new enhanced model, an older data tape recorder with a solid-state digital recorder, a failed spare transmitter with a new one, and degraded insulation on the telescope with new thermal insulation. The crew will also install a Battery Voltage/Temperature Improvement Kit to protect the spacecraft batteries from overcharging and overheating when the telescope goes into a safe mode. The scheduled launch date in October is under review KSC-99pp1102

In the Orbiter Processing Facility (OPF) bay 1, STS-103 crew members c...

In the Orbiter Processing Facility (OPF) bay 1, STS-103 crew members check out equipment to be used on planned Extravehicular Activities (EVAs) on the mission for repair of the Hubble Space Telescope. They are ... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Orbiter Discovery is rolled over to the Vehicle Assembly Building from the Orbiter Processing Facility bay 1. In the VAB it will be mated with an external tank and solid rocket boosters for its launch on mission STS-103. The launch date is currently under review for early December. STS-103, the third Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission, is a "call-up" due to the need to replace portions of the pointing system, the gyros, which have begun to fail on the Hubble Space Telescope. Although Hubble is operating normally and conducting its scientific observations, only three of its six gyroscopes are working properly. The gyroscopes allow the telescope to point at stars, galaxies and planets. The STS-103 crew will also be replacing a Fine Guidance Sensor and an older computer with a new enhanced model, an older data tape recorder with a solid-state digital recorder, a failed spare transmitter with a new one, and degraded insulation on the telescope with new thermal insulation. The crew will also install a Battery Voltage/Temperature Improvement Kit to protect the spacecraft batteries from overcharging and overheating when the telescope goes into a safe mode KSC-99padig023

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Orbiter Discovery is rolled over to the ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Orbiter Discovery is rolled over to the Vehicle Assembly Building from the Orbiter Processing Facility bay 1. In the VAB it will be mated with an external tank and solid rocket boo... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Towering atop the mobile launcher platform and crawler transporter, Space Shuttle Discovery rolls out of the Vehicle Assembly Building on its way to Launch Pad 39B which is 4.2 miles (6.8 kilometers) away. While at the pad, the orbiter, external tank and solid rocket boosters will undergo final preparations for the STS-103 launch targeted for Dec. 6, 1999, at 2:37 a.m. EST. The mission is a "call-up" due to the need to replace portions of the pointing system the gyros which have begun to fail on the Hubble Space Telescope. Although Hubble is operating normally and conducting its scientific observations, only three of its six gyroscopes are working properly. The gyroscopes allow the telescope to point at stars, galaxies and planets. The STS-103 crew will also be installing a Fine Guidance Sensor, a new enhanced computer, a solid-state digital recorder, and a new spare transmitter to replace older equipment, and replacing degraded insulation on the telescope with new thermal insulation. The crew will also install a Battery Voltage/Temperature Improvement Kit to protect the spacecraft batteries from overcharging and overheating when the telescope goes into a safe mode. Four EVA's are planned to make the necessary repairs and replacements on the telescope. Comprising the STS-103 crew are Commander Curtis L. Brown Jr., Pilot Scott J. Kelly, Mission Specialist Steven L. Smith, Mission Specialist C. Michael Foale (Ph.D.), Mission Specialist John M. Grunsfeld (Ph.D.), Mission Specialist Claude Nicollier of Switzerland, with the European Space Agency, and Mission Specialist Jean-François Clervoy of France, with the European Space Agency KSC-99padig030

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Towering atop the mobile launcher platfo...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Towering atop the mobile launcher platform and crawler transporter, Space Shuttle Discovery rolls out of the Vehicle Assembly Building on its way to Launch Pad 39B which is 4.2 mil... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Towering atop the mobile launcher platform and crawler transporter, Space Shuttle Discovery negotiates a turn in the crawlerway on its trek from the Vehicle Assembly Building to Launch Pad 39B. While at the pad, the orbiter, external tank and solid rocket boosters will undergo final preparations for the STS-103 launch targeted for Dec. 6, 1999, at 2:37 a.m. EST. The mission is a "call-up" due to the need to replace portions of the pointing system the gyros which have begun to fail on the Hubble Space Telescope. Although Hubble is operating normally and conducting its scientific observations, only three of its six gyroscopes are working properly. The gyroscopes allow the telescope to point at stars, galaxies and planets. The STS-103 crew will also be installing a Fine Guidance Sensor, a new enhanced computer, a solid-state digital recorder, and a new spare transmitter to replace older equipment, and replacing degraded insulation on the telescope with new thermal insulation. The crew will also install a Battery Voltage/Temperature Improvement Kit to protect the spacecraft batteries from overcharging and overheating when the telescope goes into a safe mode. Four EVA's are planned to make the necessary repairs and replacements on the telescope. The STS-103 crew members are Commander Curtis L. Brown Jr., Pilot Scott J. Kelly, Mission Specialist Steven L. Smith, Mission Specialist C. Michael Foale (Ph.D.), Mission Specialist John M. Grunsfeld (Ph.D.), and Mission Specialist Claude Nicollier of Switzerland, and Mission Specialist Jean-François Clervoy of France, both with the European Space Agency KSC-99padig036

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Towering atop the mobile launcher platfo...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Towering atop the mobile launcher platform and crawler transporter, Space Shuttle Discovery negotiates a turn in the crawlerway on its trek from the Vehicle Assembly Building to La... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --  Under low clouds and fog, Space Shuttle Discovery makes its trek along the stretch of crawlerway between the Vehicle Assembly Building and Launch Pad 39B atop the mobile launcher platform and crawler transporter. Once at the pad, the orbiter, external tank and solid rocket boosters will undergo final preparations for the STS-103 launch targeted for Dec. 6, 1999, at 2:37 a.m. EST. The mission is a "call-up" due to the need to replace portions of the pointing system the gyros which have begun to fail on the Hubble Space Telescope. Although Hubble is operating normally and conducting its scientific observations, only three of its six gyroscopes are working properly. The gyroscopes allow the telescope to point at stars, galaxies and planets. The STS-103 crew will also be installing a Fine Guidance Sensor, a new enhanced computer, a solid-state digital recorder, and a new spare transmitter to replace older equipment, and replacing degraded insulation on the telescope with new thermal insulation. The crew will also install a Battery Voltage/Temperature Improvement Kit to protect the spacecraft batteries from overcharging and overheating when the telescope goes into a safe mode. Four EVA's are planned to make the necessary repairs and replacements on the telescope. The STS-103 crew members are Commander Curtis L. Brown Jr., Pilot Scott J. Kelly, Mission Specialist Steven L. Smith, Mission Specialist C. Michael Foale (Ph.D.), Mission Specialist John M. Grunsfeld (Ph.D.), and Mission Specialist Claude Nicollier of Switzerland, and Mission Specialist Jean-François Clervoy of France, both with the European Space Agency. KSC-99padig033

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Under low clouds and fog, Space Shuttle...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Under low clouds and fog, Space Shuttle Discovery makes its trek along the stretch of crawlerway between the Vehicle Assembly Building and Launch Pad 39B atop the mobile launcher ... More

Wearing their launch suits, the STS-103 crew exit the Operations and Checkout Building at KSC, heading for the Astrovan that will take them to Launch Pad 39B and more Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test (TCDT) activities. In front (left to right) are Pilot Scott J. Kelly and Commander Curtis L. Brown Jr.; in the second row are Mission Specialists John M. Grunsfeld (Ph.D.) and Jean-François Clervoy of France, who is with the European Space Agency (ESA); in the third row are C. Michael Foale (Ph.D.) and Claude Nicollier of Switzerland, also with ESA; and at the rear is Mission Specialist Steven L. Smith. The TCDT provides the crew with emergency egress training, opportunities to inspect their mission payloads in the orbiter's payload bay, and simulated countdown exercises. STS-103 is a "call-up" mission due to the need to replace and repair portions of the Hubble Space Telescope, including the gyroscopes that allow the telescope to point at stars, galaxies and planets. The STS-103 crew will be replacing a Fine Guidance Sensor, an older computer with a new enhanced model, an older data tape recorder with a solid-state digital recorder, a failed spare transmitter with a new one, and degraded insulation on the telescope with new thermal insulation. The crew will also install a Battery Voltage/Temperature Improvement Kit to protect the spacecraft batteries from overcharging and overheating when the telescope goes into a safe mode. Four EVA's are planned to make the necessary repairs and replacements on the telescope. The mission is targeted for launch Dec. 6 at 2:37 a.m. EST KSC-99pp1322

Wearing their launch suits, the STS-103 crew exit the Operations and C...

Wearing their launch suits, the STS-103 crew exit the Operations and Checkout Building at KSC, heading for the Astrovan that will take them to Launch Pad 39B and more Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test (TCDT... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At Launch Pad 39B, Discovery's payload bay doors close on the STS-103 payload. STS-103 is a Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission. The payload, which will enable the crew of seven to service the Hubble Space Telescope, consists of gyroscopes that allow the telescope to point at stars, galaxies and planets; a Fine Guidance Sensor; a new enhanced computer to replace an older model; a solid-state digital recorder; a new spare transmitter; and new thermal insulation. The crew will also install a Battery Voltage/Temperature Improvement Kit to protect the spacecraft batteries from overcharging and overheating when the telescope goes into a safe mode. Launch of Space Shuttle Discovery on mission STS-103 is targeted for Dec. 9 at 1:10 a.m. EST KSC-99pp1366

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At Launch Pad 39B, Discovery's payload b...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At Launch Pad 39B, Discovery's payload bay doors close on the STS-103 payload. STS-103 is a Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission. The payload, which will enable the crew of sev... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – On Launch Pad 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the first half of the fairing is moved into place around NASA's Kepler spacecraft, atop the United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket. The fairing is a molded structure that fits flush with the outside surface of the rocket and forms an aerodynamically smooth nose cone, protecting the spacecraft during launch and ascent.  The liftoff of Kepler aboard the Delta II rocket is currently targeted for launch in a window extending 10:49 to 10:52 p.m. EST March 6 from Pad 17-B. Kepler is designed to survey more than 100,000 stars in our galaxy to determine the number of sun-like stars that have Earth-size and larger planets, including those that lie in a star's "habitable zone," a region where liquid water, and perhaps life, could exist. If these Earth-size worlds do exist around stars like our sun, Kepler is expected to be the first to find them and the first to measure how common they are.  Photo credit: NASA/Jack Pfaller KSC-2009-1886

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – On Launch Pad 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force ...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – On Launch Pad 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the first half of the fairing is moved into place around NASA's Kepler spacecraft, atop the United Launch Alliance Delta... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – On Launch Pad 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, a worker examines the closure of the fairing segments around NASA's Kepler spacecraft. The fairing is a molded structure that fits flush with the outside surface of the rocket and forms an aerodynamically smooth nose cone, protecting the spacecraft during launch and ascent. The liftoff of Kepler aboard the Delta II rocket is currently targeted for launch in a window extending 10:49 to 10:52 p.m. EST March 6 from Pad 17-B. Kepler is designed to survey more than 100,000 stars in our galaxy to determine the number of sun-like stars that have Earth-size and larger planets, including those that lie in a star's "habitable zone," a region where liquid water, and perhaps life, could exist. If these Earth-size worlds do exist around stars like our sun, Kepler is expected to be the first to find them and the first to measure how common they are.  Photo credit: NASA/Jack Pfaller KSC-2009-1891

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – On Launch Pad 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force ...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – On Launch Pad 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, a worker examines the closure of the fairing segments around NASA's Kepler spacecraft. The fairing is a molded structure... More

Sailors and Marines stationed on board the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), gather on the flight deck to watch the taping of the FOX NFL Sports Pre-Game show, as the USS San Jacinto (CG 56) steams alongside. The show stars Howie Long, James Brown, Terry Bradshaw, and Cris Collinsworth aired on the FOX Network. TRUMAN is on a scheduled six month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf

Sailors and Marines stationed on board the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Mark Ebert, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined... More

JOHNSON SPACE CENTER, HOUSTON, TEXAS - STS-111 INSIGNIA -- The STS-111 patch symbolizes the hardware, people, and partner nations that contribute to the flight. The Space Shuttle rises on the plume of the Astronaut Office symbol, carrying the Canadian Mobile Base System (MBS) for installation while docked to the International Space Station (ISS). The mission is named UF-2 for ISS Utilization Flight number two. The ISS orbit completes the Astronaut Office symbol and is colored red, white, and blue to represent the flags of the United States, Russia, France, and Costa Rica. The Earth background shows Italy, which contributes the Multi Purpose Logistics Module (MPLM) used on this flight to re-supply ISS. The ten stars in the sky represent the ten astronauts and cosmonauts on orbit during the flight, and the star at the top of the patch represents the Johnson Space Center, in the state of Texas, from which the flight is managed. The names of the STS-111 crew border the upper part of the patch, and the Expedition Five (going up) and Expedition Four (coming down) crews' names form the bottom of the patch. The NASA insignia design for Shuttle flights is reserved for use by the astronauts and for other official use as the NASA Administrator may authorize. Public availability has been approved only in the forms of illustrations by the various news media. When and if there is any change in this policy, which is not anticipated, the change will be publicly announced.     The NASA insignia design for Space Shuttle flights is reserved for use by the astronauts and for other official use as the NASA Administrator may authorize.  Public availability has been approved only in the form of illustrations by the various news media.  When and if there is any change in this policy, which we do not anticipate, it will be publicly announced KSC-02pp0125

JOHNSON SPACE CENTER, HOUSTON, TEXAS - STS-111 INSIGNIA -- The STS-111...

JOHNSON SPACE CENTER, HOUSTON, TEXAS - STS-111 INSIGNIA -- The STS-111 patch symbolizes the hardware, people, and partner nations that contribute to the flight. The Space Shuttle rises on the plume of the Astro... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The interstage of the Delta II rocket is lifted up the launch tower on NASA's Space Launch Complex 2 (SLC-2), Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.  The interstage will eventually house the second stage and will be mated with the first stage.  The rocket will carry the ICESat and CHIPSat satellites into Earth orbits. ICESat is a 661-pound satellite known as Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS) that will revolutionize our understanding of ice and its role in global climate change and how we protect and understand our home planet.  It will help scientists determine if the global sea level is rising or falling.  It will look at the ice sheets that blanket the Earth's poles to see if they are growing or shrinking.  It will assist in developing an understanding of how changes in the Earth's atmosphere and climate effect polar ice masses and global sea level. CHIPSat, a suitcase-size 131-pound satellite, will provide invaluable information into the origin, physical processes and properties of the hot gas contained in the interstellar medium.  This can provide important clues about the formation and evolution of galaxies since the interstellar medium literally contains the seeds of future stars.  The Delta II launch is scheduled for Jan. 11 between 4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. PST. KSC-02pd2041

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The interstage of the Delta II rocket is ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The interstage of the Delta II rocket is lifted up the launch tower on NASA's Space Launch Complex 2 (SLC-2), Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The interstage will eventually house... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -  The first stage of the Delta II rocket is in the process of being raised to a vertical position on NASA's Space Launch Complex 2 (SLC-2) at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.  The rocket will carry the ICESat and CHIPSat satellites into Earth orbits. ICESat is a 661-pound satellite known as Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS) that will revolutionize our understanding of ice and its role in global climate change and how we protect and understand our home planet.  It will help scientists determine if the global sea level is rising or falling.  It will look at the ice sheets that blanket the Earth's poles to see if they are growing or shrinking.  It will assist in developing an understanding of how changes in the Earth's atmosphere and climate effect polar ice masses and global sea level. CHIPSat, a suitcase-size 131-pound satellite, will provide invaluable information into the origin, physical processes and properties of the hot gas contained in the interstellar medium.  This can provide important clues about the formation and evolution of galaxies since the interstellar medium literally contains the seeds of future stars.  The Delta II launch is scheduled for Jan. 11 between 4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. PST. KSC-02pd2031

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The first stage of the Delta II rocket i...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The first stage of the Delta II rocket is in the process of being raised to a vertical position on NASA's Space Launch Complex 2 (SLC-2) at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The r... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Workers at the base of the launch tower on NASA's Space Launch Complex 2 (SLC-2), Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., watch as the interstage of the Delta II rocket is lifted up the tower.  The interstage will eventually house the second stage and will be mated with the first stage.  The rocket will carry the ICESat and CHIPSat satellites into Earth orbits. ICESat is a 661-pound satellite known as Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS) that will revolutionize our understanding of ice and its role in global climate change and how we protect and understand our home planet.  It will help scientists determine if the global sea level is rising or falling.  It will look at the ice sheets that blanket the Earth's poles to see if they are growing or shrinking.  It will assist in developing an understanding of how changes in the Earth's atmosphere and climate effect polar ice masses and global sea level. CHIPSat, a suitcase-size 131-pound satellite, will provide invaluable information into the origin, physical processes and properties of the hot gas contained in the interstellar medium.  This can provide important clues about the formation and evolution of galaxies since the interstellar medium literally contains the seeds of future stars.  The Delta II launch is scheduled for Jan. 11 between 4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. PST. KSC-02pd2040

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Workers at the base of the launch tower o...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Workers at the base of the launch tower on NASA's Space Launch Complex 2 (SLC-2), Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., watch as the interstage of the Delta II rocket is lifted up the ... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A second stage is lifted at NASA's Space Launch Complex 2 (SLC-2) at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., for placement atop a Delta II rocket.  The rocket will carry the ICESat and CHIPSat satellites into Earth orbits. The Ice, Cloud, and Land Elevation Satellite, or ICESat, is a 661-pound satellite carrying the Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS) that will revolutionize our understanding of ice and its role in global climate change and how we protect and understand our home planet. It will help scientists determine if the global sea level is rising or falling. It will look at the ice sheets that blanket the Earth's poles to see if they are growing or shrinking. It will assist in developing an understanding of how changes in the Earth's atmosphere and climate effect polar ice masses and global sea level. The Cosmic Hot Interstellar Plasma Spectrometer, or CHIPSat, a suitcase-size 131-pound satellite, will provide invaluable information into the origin, physical processes and properties of the hot gas contained in the interstellar medium. This can provide important clues about the formation and evolution of galaxies since the interstellar medium literally contains the seeds of future stars. The Delta II launch is scheduled for Jan. 11, 2003, between 4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. PST. KSC-02pd2060

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A second stage is lifted at NASA's Space ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A second stage is lifted at NASA's Space Launch Complex 2 (SLC-2) at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., for placement atop a Delta II rocket. The rocket will carry the ICESat and C... More

S107E05669 - STS-107 - Views of the STARS educational payload in the SH taken during STS-107

S107E05669 - STS-107 - Views of the STARS educational payload in the S...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the Space Technology And Research Students (STARS) educational payload housed in an Isothermal Containment Module (ICM) in the Spacehab (SH) Re... More

S107E05666 - STS-107 - Views of the STARS educational payload in the SH taken during STS-107

S107E05666 - STS-107 - Views of the STARS educational payload in the S...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the Space Technology And Research Students (STARS) educational payload housed in an Isothermal Containment Module (ICM) in the Spacehab (SH) Re... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Students work on their experiments that will fly in SPACEHAB on Space Shuttle Columbia on mission STS-107. SPACEHAB's complement of commercial experiments includes six educational experiments designed and developed by students in six different countries under the auspices of Space Technology and Research Students (STARS), a global education program managed by SPACEHAB subsidiary Space Media. The countries represented are Australia, China, Israel, Japan, Liechtenstein and the United States. The student investigators who conceived these experiments will monitor their operations in space. The experiments will be housed in BioServe Space Technologies' Isothermal Containment Module (ICM --a small temperature-controlled facility that provides experiment support such as physical containment, lighting, and video imaging) and stowed in a middeck-size locker aboard the SPACEHAB Research Double Module. KSC-03pd0086

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Students work on their experiments that w...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Students work on their experiments that will fly in SPACEHAB on Space Shuttle Columbia on mission STS-107. SPACEHAB's complement of commercial experiments includes six educational e... More

View of stars taken during Expedition Six

View of stars taken during Expedition Six

ISS006-E-40545 (March 2003) --- The bowl and a portion of the “handle” stars of the Big Dipper are visible in this photograph taken by astronaut Donald R. Pettit, Expedition Six NASA ISS science officer, on boa... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - At Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, workers prepare to attach the mated Pegasus XL and Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) satellite to the Orbital Sciences L-1011 aircraft.  The GALEX, to be launched April 28 from the L-1011, will carry into space an orbiting telescope that will observe a million galaxies across 10 billion years of cosmic history to help astronomers determine when the stars and elements we see today had their origins. The spacecraft will sweep the skies for 28 months using state-of-the-art ultraviolet detectors to single out galaxies dominated by young, hot, short-lived stars that give off a great deal of energy at that wavelength.  These galaxies are actively creating stars, and therefore provide a window into the history and causes of star formation in galaxies. KSC-03pd1243

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - At Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, work...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - At Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, workers prepare to attach the mated Pegasus XL and Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) satellite to the Orbital Sciences L-1011 aircraft. The GAL... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Orbital Sciences' L-1011 aircraft takes off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying the Pegasus XL rocket/Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) under its belly.  Release of the Pegasus was scheduled for about 8 a.m. over the Atlantic Ocean at an altitude of 39,000 feet at a location approximately 100 nautical miles offshore east-northeast of Cape Canaveral. Spacecraft separation from the Pegasus occurs 11 minutes later. At that time the satellite will be in a circular orbit of 431 statute miles (690 km) at a 29-degree inclination.  The GALEX will carry into space an orbiting telescope that will observe a million galaxies across 10 billion years of cosmic history to help astronomers determine when the stars and elements we see today had their origins. The spacecraft will sweep the skies for 28 months using state-of-the-art ultraviolet detectors to single out galaxies dominated by young, hot, short-lived stars that give off a great deal of energy at that wavelength.  These galaxies are actively creating stars, and therefore provide a window into the history and causes of star formation in galaxies. KSC-03pd1287

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Orbital Sciences' L-1011 aircraft takes o...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Orbital Sciences' L-1011 aircraft takes off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying the Pegasus XL rocket/Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) under its belly. Release of the P... More

US Air Force (USAF) Air Mobility Command (AMC) Vice Commander Lieutenant General (LGEN) John Baker, left, presents MacDill Air Force base (AFB) members, Major (MAJ) Jeanette Voigt, 91st Air Refueling Squadron (ARS) and from the 6th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS), CHIEF MASTER Sergeant (CMSGT) Lloydette Joseph, MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Raymon Washington and MSGT Michael Thompson, with Bronze Stars for their service during Operations ENDURING and IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Air Mobility Command (AMC) Vice Commander Lieutena...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Base: Macdill Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command S... More

Celebrities, left to right, Joey Gilbert, Dave Price, and Chely Wright pose for pictures and sign autographs at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, on Sept. 6, 2005.  Stars for Stripes celebrities are visiting American troops deployed around the world to increase morale and thank them for their service.  (U.S. Army photo by SPC. Joshua Balog)  (Released)

Celebrities, left to right, Joey Gilbert, Dave Price, and Chely Wright...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDURING FREEDOM Base: Bagram Airfield State: Parwan Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Major Command Shown: CJTF76 Scene Came... More

An Unwelcome Place for New Stars artist concept

An Unwelcome Place for New Stars artist concept

This artist concept depicts a supermassive black hole at the center of a galaxy. NASA Galaxy Evolution Explorer found evidence that black holes once they grow to a critical size stifle the formation of new star... More

S126E010286 - STS-126 - Stellar Observations taken by STS-126 Crewmember

S126E010286 - STS-126 - Stellar Observations taken by STS-126 Crewmemb...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Observations of stars and space taken by an STS-126 crewmember during Expedition 18 / STS-126 joint operations. Subject Terms: STS-126, Expedition Eigh... More

S126E010307 - STS-126 - Stellar Observations taken by STS-126 Crewmember

S126E010307 - STS-126 - Stellar Observations taken by STS-126 Crewmemb...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Observations of stars and space taken by an STS-126 crewmember during Expedition 18 / STS-126 joint operations. Subject Terms: STS-126, Expedition Eigh... More

S126E010276 - STS-126 - Stellar Observations taken by STS-126 Crewmember

S126E010276 - STS-126 - Stellar Observations taken by STS-126 Crewmemb...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Observations of stars and space taken by an STS-126 crewmember during Expedition 18 / STS-126 joint operations. Subject Terms: STS-126, Expedition Eigh... More

S126E010296 - STS-126 - Stellar Observations taken by STS-126 Crewmember

S126E010296 - STS-126 - Stellar Observations taken by STS-126 Crewmemb...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Observations of stars and space taken by an STS-126 crewmember during Expedition 18 / STS-126 joint operations. Subject Terms: STS-126, Expedition Eigh... More

S126E010302 - STS-126 - Stellar Observations taken by STS-126 Crewmember

S126E010302 - STS-126 - Stellar Observations taken by STS-126 Crewmemb...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Observations of stars and space taken by an STS-126 crewmember during Expedition 18 / STS-126 joint operations. Subject Terms: STS-126, Expedition Eigh... More