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AS17-154-23626 - Apollo 17 - Apollo 17, Dryden, Walker, Apollo, Oppenheimer

AS17-154-23625 - Apollo 17 - Apollo 17, Dryden, Walker, Apollo

Night time shots of Mate-Demate Device (MDD) with all the lights on (empty, no shuttle)

Image showing fold down platforms from the SAP to shuttle from underneath

Photos of the model of the Mate-Demate Device (MDD), shuttle and 747

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.

Sunset, STS-126 Endeavour in Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

Photos of the model of the Mate-Demate Device (MDD), shuttle and 747

Load test of brake system

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) full side view looking northwest, showing both Shuttle Access Platforms (SAPs) and counterbalances

Shuttle and 747 in the Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

Establishing view, looking southeast, of NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD), RF tower, stadium lights, and Shuttle Hangar (Building 4833) on right. Also visible on right: concrete weights for proof load tests

Load test of brake system

Shuttle and 747 in the Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

Shuttle and 747 in the Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

Shuttle and 747 in the Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

Night time shots of Mate-Demate Device (MDD) with all the lights on (empty, no shuttle)

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) Main Hoists #1(foreground) and #2

Enterprise and 747 @Mate-Demate Device (MDD) (Looking SW)

Shuttle and 747 in the Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

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

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) view from 80 foot level, looking east with 'A' Platform in foreground, right. Also visible: both SAPs at extreme bottom, starboard Main Hoist hook, 'XY' motor platform, and forward Main Moist hook.

Night time shots of Mate-Demate Device (MDD) with all the lights on (empty, no shuttle)

Mate and departure

Shuttle and 747 in the Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

Photos of the model of the Mate-Demate Device (MDD), shuttle and 747

View from Helicopter of STS-128 Discovery in Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

Dawn Shots of shuttle and 747 in Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

View from above the Mate-Demate Device (MDD), hangar, and runway looking south

Photos of the model of the Mate-Demate Device (MDD), shuttle and 747

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) full side view looking north, showing stadium lighting, South Personnel/Equipment hoist and port side Shuttle Access Platform (SAP) and counter-balance

Load test of brake system

STS-2 Columbia in Mate-Demate Device (MDD), looking west at facility from helicopter view above

Dawn Shots of shuttle and 747 in Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

Night time shots of Mate-Demate Device (MDD) with all the lights on (empty, no shuttle)

Mate-Demate Device (MDD) platform on 40ft level that replaced stairs in center section

Main Hoist Control Operator Station of NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) on right. 110 volt power cords and #2 main hoist (obscured, behind) on left.

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) full side view looking south, showing North Personnel/Equipment hoist and starboard side Shuttle Access Platform (SAP) and counter-balance

Sunrise, STS-126 Endeavour in Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

Night time shots of Mate-Demate Device (MDD) with all the lights on (empty, no shuttle)

Shuttle and 747 in the Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

Discovery’s STS-128 mission returns after a mission to the International Space Station. A Disney figure of Buzz Lightyear, space ranger that accompanied the mission after spending 15 months aboard the Station, is shown standing in front of the Shuttle. While on the station, Buzz supported NASA’s education outreach program – STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) by creating a series of fun educational online outreach programs

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) 45 foot Nose Platform, looking southeast, view of Crew Module Access 'White Room'

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) view from port side Shuttle Access Platform (SAP) looking northwest back into structure, starboard SAP is visible on right. 45 foot Nose Platform visible lower left, directly above is 'A' Platform, and directly about that is hook for Forward Main Hoist.

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) full aft view looking southwest

View from Helicopter of STS-128 Discovery in Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

Load test of brake system

Dawn Shots of shuttle and 747 in Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) full front view looking northeast

Photos of the model of the Mate-Demate Device (MDD), shuttle and 747

Shuttle and 747 in the Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

STS-126 Endeavour in Mate-Demate Device (MDD), rainbow on left

Photos of the model of the Mate-Demate Device (MDD), shuttle and 747

Shuttle and 747 in the Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

Shuttle and 747 in the Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

Dusk and dawn shots of the shuttle and 747 in Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

Shuttle and 747 in the Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

Establishing view, looking north, of NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) and Shuttle Hangar (Building 4833) in foreground, right.

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) view from ground looking west and up at Shuttle Access Platforms (SAPs)- 'A' platform, 'XY' motor platform, and front and rear main hoist hooks and blocks also visible.

Shuttle and 747 in the Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

STS-126 Endeavour in Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

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.

Establishing view, looking west, of NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD), RF tower, and Orbiter Aft Access Platform (1201 Stand) on left

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

Dusk and dawn shots of the shuttle and 747 in Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) view looking east from starboard side Shuttle Access Platform (SAP), port side SAP visible on right

View from Helicopter of STS-128 Discovery in Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

Load test of brake system

View from Helicopter of STS-128 Discovery in Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) full side view looking north, showing South Personnel/Equipment hoist and port side Shuttle Access Platform (SAP) and counter-balance

REPRESENTATIVES FROM NASA DRYDEN FLIGHT RESEARCH CENTER WITH DR B LUBARSKY

AERIAL VIEW OF NASA DRYDEN FLIGHT RESEARCH CENTER EDWARDS CALIFORNIA

Right front view of the Space Shuttle Columbia landing on a runway at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Dryden Flight Research Center. Astronauts Crew Commander John W. Young and Robert L. Crippen, aboard the shuttle, were on the first space mission to test the shuttle's system

A left rear view of the space shuttle Columbia landing on a runway at the NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center. Astronauts Crew Commander John W. Young and Robert L. Crippen, aboard the shuttle, were on the first space mission to test the shuttle's system

The orbiter Columbia sits on Rogers Drylake Runway 23 at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center after its return from Earth orbit. Columbia's landing completed the first full test of the Space Transportation System

Artwork: "Sketches from Dryden" Artist: Charles Pyle

SPC Shirley A. Dryden lends a hand in moving the Army's collection as work progresses during the Defense Audiovisual Agency's consolidation of the audiovisual functions of the four services and moving them together under one roof

The Space Shuttle Challenger lifts off from Pad 39A on the 51-B Spacelab mission. A landing is scheduled at Dryden Flight Research Center, Calif., on May 6

Support personnel driving a T-300 tow tractor pull the space shuttle orbiter Discovery along the flight line toward the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Ames-Dryden Research Center. There the orbiter will be place atop NASA's Boeing 74

A left side view of an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft assigned to the NASA Dryden Research Flight Test Facility. The ex-Navy aircraft is flown by NASA to determine flight characteristics of the aircraft

Onboard the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS NORFOLK (SSN-714). Fire Control Technician First Class (FT1) Ronald Dryden helps CHIEF Machinist Mate (MMJC) Peter Berends tighten up his life jacket as Storekeeper Third Class (SK3) Gary Cameron tightens his life jacket. They are preparing to serve as the deck force as the submarine arrives at the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD

Portrait of DoD Ms. Sheila G. Dryden, Principal Director, Emergency Preparedness Policy Office of the Secretary of Defense, (U.S. Army photo by Mr. Scott Davis) (Released) (PC-192840)

STS106-726-002 - STS-106 - Earth observation views taken from Atlantis during STS-106.

STS106-726-003 - STS-106 - Earth observation views taken from Atlantis during STS-106.

US Navy (USN) Ships Serviceman Third Class (SH3) Vincent Ibiam (left), poses for a photo opportunity with visiting Tuskegee AIRMAN, Retired US Air Force (USAF) Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Charles Dryden, Sr., during Recognition Day Fleet Week USA events, held aboard the USN Amphibious Transport Dock, USS SAN ANTONIO (LPD 17), at Port Everglades, Florida (FL). Nearly 3,000 Sailors are participating in this year's Fleet Week taking in the local sites while sampling South Florida's local culture

[Hurricane Katrina] Hurricane clips, shown circled above, help anchor roofs to the main structure to prevent detachment due to sever wind. These clips can be found at many hardware stores, and are an inexpensive way to mitigate homes against sever losses from hurricanes. The home above kept its lid on during the severe winds brought by Hurricane Katrina, even though construction of the house had not been completed. Photo by William Dryden/FEMA.

s133E013603 - STS-133 - Post landing