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Photograph of an Artist's Concept of a Space Shuttle Booster

Photograph of an Artist's Concept of a Sleek Space Shuttle Craft

A mechanized landing craft 8 (LCM 8) (Hull No. 920) beached at the Cua Viet Marine bulk fuel unit. Inside the wooden craft in the cargo well is a 10,000-gallon fuel bladder that is used to shuttle fuel from Cua Viet to fuel supply facilities at Dong Ha. Utility landing craft 1498 (LCU 1498) is visible in the background

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN THE 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN THE 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

DRAWING OF SPACE SHUTTLE HIGH TEMPERATURE HEATING

SHUTTLE - UA DRIVE 100 PERCENT SIGNS AT ONE OF THE GATES

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL

SHUTTLE - UA DRIVE 100 PERCENT SIGNS AT ONE OF THE GATES

DRAWING OF SPACE SHUTTLE CONTROL SURFACE BEARINGS

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN THE 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL

President Richard Nixon Examining a Model of the Space Shuttle at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, NASA Space Museum and Orientation Center in Houston, Texas

NASA Administrator Dr. James Fletcher Presenting a Model of the Space Shuttle Enterprise to President Gerald R. Ford in the Oval Office

CONTROL ROOM AND PANELS OF SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN TUNNEL

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

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

SPACE SHUTTLE BASE HEATING TEST AT THE SPACE POWER FACILITY SPF NASA PLUM BROOK STATION

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

COMPOSITE CYLINDER MODEL OF SHUTTLE ET - DAMAGE

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

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN THE 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

SPACE SHUTTLE BASE HEATING TEST AT THE SPACE POWER FACILITY SPF NASA PLUM BROOK STATION

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.

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)

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

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

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

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL WITHOUT BOOSTERS IN THE 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

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

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

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

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

CONTROL ROOM AND PANELS OF SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN TUNNEL

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

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN THE 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

CONTROL ROOM AND PANELS OF SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN TUNNEL

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN THE 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

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

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

CONTROL ROOM AND PANELS OF SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN TUNNEL

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

CONTROL ROOM AND PANELS OF SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN TUNNEL

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN THE 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

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.

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)

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN THE 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

CONTROL ROOM AND PANELS OF SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN TUNNEL

SHUTTLE ORBITER IN 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

SHUTTLE ORBITER IN 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

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) full side view looking south, showing North Personnel/Equipment hoist and starboard side Shuttle Access Platform (SAP) and counter-balance

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

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN THE 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

SHUTTLE ORBITER IN 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

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)

CONTROL ROOM AND PANELS OF SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN TUNNEL

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

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN THE 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

CONTROL ROOM AND PANELS OF SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN TUNNEL

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

CONTROL ROOM AND PANELS OF SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN TUNNEL

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

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.

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL WITHOUT BOOSTERS IN THE 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

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

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

CONTROL ROOM AND PANELS OF SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN TUNNEL

CONTROL ROOM AND PANELS OF SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN TUNNEL

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

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

SHUTTLE ORBITER IN 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

CONTROL ROOM AND PANELS OF SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN TUNNEL

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

COMPOSITE CYLINDER MODEL OF SHUTTLE ET - DAMAGE

CONTROL ROOM AND PANELS OF SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN TUNNEL

SHUTTLE BASE IN FABRICATION SHOP

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.

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN THE 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

COMPOSITE CYLINDER MODEL OF SHUTTLE ET - DAMAGE

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN THE 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL TEST SECTION

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN THE 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN THE 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL TEST SECTION

SPACE SHUTTLE

SPACE SHUTTLE

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN THE 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN THE 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN THE 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL TEST SECTION

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN THE 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

SPACE SHUTTLE MODEL IN THE 10X10 FOOT WIND TUNNEL

SPACE SHUTTLE