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Airplanes - Types - Loening Monoplane with 300 H.P. Hispano Motor. Front view of machine in which Maj. Schroeder established new world's record by carrying three passengers to an altitude of 21,000 feet. Taken at McCook Field, Dayton, Ohio. Note the design of wing structure; also manner in which wings fasten to upper body longitudinals and are braced to bottom of body. Latter feature cuts weight of machine in half. Designed by Grover C. Loening, of the Loening Aeronautical Engineering Corporation, New York City. From S.C. Loening
Balloons - Hangars and Beds - Atlantic Airship, largest in world, makes debut in England. The Atlantic airship, or R-33, makes its debut recently at Shelby, England. Flight proved successful for she remained three hours in air reaching an altitude of 2,000 feet

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - Atlantic Airship, largest in world, make...

Date Taken: 3/20/1919 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Balloons - Hangars and Beds

Airplanes - Flight - First photograph to be released of the first Liberty Motor to fly. Now that the censorship has been released this photo shows the first aeroplane to be equipped with a Liberty Motor in flight. The late Col. Roosevelt made a flight in this machine. It was on August 21, 1917 that this plane with a Liberty Motor climbed 7,000 feet in 10 minutes and reached its maximum altitude of 19,000 feet in forty-one minutes. The speed developed was faster than that of the Nieuport Scout, on eof the leading European planes at that time

Airplanes - Flight - First photograph to be released of the first Libe...

Date Taken: 8/21/1917 Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Airplanes - Flight

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. Close view of castor plan showing the arrangement of the seeds. The castor oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. Close...

Date Taken: 6/5/1918 Photographer: Geo. H. Walker Airplanes - Materials

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. The o...

Date Taken: 6/5/1918 Photographer: Geo. H. Walker Airplanes - Materials

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. The o...

Date Taken: 6/5/1918 Photographer: Geo. H. Walker Airplanes - Materials

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. Field of castor beans. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. Field...

Date Taken: 6/5/1918 Photographer: Geo. H. Walker Airplanes - Materials

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. Close view of castor bean field. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. Close...

Date Taken: 6/5/1918 Photographer: Geo. H. Walker Airplanes - Materials

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. The o...

Photographer: Geo. H. Walker Airplanes - Materials

Photograph of Donald Slaton Suited up in Space Gear Preparing to Enter Altitude Chamber

Photograph of Donald Slaton Suited up in Space Gear Preparing to Enter...

Original caption: Astronaut Donald Slayton, suited up in space gear prepares to enter altitude chamber in Hanger S. Slayton and Mercury spacecraft go through many high altitude runs in the preparation chamber.... more

Photograph of Astronaut Cooper Sealed Inside the Cabin of the 30' Altitude Chamber

Photograph of Astronaut Cooper Sealed Inside the Cabin of the 30' Alti...

This item is a Photograph of Astronaut Cooper Sealed Inside the Cabin of the 30' Altitude Chamber. Source Files on Project Gemini

Photograph of Astronaut Cooper inside 30' Altitude Chamber and Using Food Packets

Photograph of Astronaut Cooper inside 30' Altitude Chamber and Using F...

This item is a Photograph of Astronaut Cooper inside 30' Altitude Chamber and Using Food Packets. Source Files on Project Gemini

Photograph of Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Entering the 30' Altitude Chamber

Photograph of Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Entering the 30' Altitude Chamber

This item is a Photograph of Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Entering the 30' Altitude Chamber. Source Files on Project Gemini

A U.S. Air Force C-130B Hercules aircraft passes low over a drop zone in South Vietnam to deliver a pallet of supplies to ground forces in a forward area. The low altitude parachute extraction system (LAPES) is successfully being used to resupply forward area sites where it is impossible for an aircraft to land

A U.S. Air Force C-130B Hercules aircraft passes low over a drop zone ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Saigon Country: Viet Nam (VNM) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

AS06-02-1485 - Apollo 6 - Apollo 6 Mission Image - Georgia and South Carolina

AS06-02-1485 - Apollo 6 - Apollo 6 Mission Image - Georgia and South C...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the east coast of the United States as photographed from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's unmanned Apollo 6 (Spacecraft 020/Satu... more

AS06-02-1486 - Apollo 6 - Apollo 6 Mission Image - Georgia and South Carolina

AS06-02-1486 - Apollo 6 - Apollo 6 Mission Image - Georgia and South C...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the east coast of the United States as photographed from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's unmanned Apollo 6 (Spacecraft 020/Satu... more

AS07-05-1617 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Tibet highlands

AS07-05-1617 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Tibet highlands

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7, the great lake-studded highlands of Tibet, as seen from the Apollo 7 spacecraft during its 24th revolution of the earth. Photographed from an alt... more

AS07-07-1748 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, India, Nepal, China

AS07-07-1748 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, India, Nepal, China

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7,India,Nepal,South China,Himalayas,Mount Everest,Ganges River,Ghaghra River,Tsho and Terinam Tsho. Very high oblique. The world's dozen peaks which... more

AS07-03-1547 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster and high altitude clouds during docking maneuvers

AS07-03-1547 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster and hig...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7, View out Command Module window at high altitude clouds and the expended Saturn IVB stage photographed during transposition and docking maneuvers.... more

AS07-03-1545 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB during docking maneuvers

AS07-03-1545 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB during docking ...

The original database describes this as: Description: The expended Saturn IVB stage as photographed from the Apollo 7 spacecraft during transposition and docking maneuvers at an approximate altitude of 125 nau... more

AS12-55-8228 - Apollo 12 - Apollo 12 Mission image  - High altitude, small scale nadir images taken near the Sea of Crisis (Mare Crisium)

AS12-55-8228 - Apollo 12 - Apollo 12 Mission image - High altitude, s...

The original database describes this as: Description: Dark high altitude,small scale nadir images taken after Transearth injection (TEI) near the Sea of Crisis (Mare Crisium). Images were taken from the Comman... more

AS12-55-8222 - Apollo 12 - Apollo 12 Mission image  - High altitude, small scale nadir images taken near the Sea of Crisis (Mare Crisium)

AS12-55-8222 - Apollo 12 - Apollo 12 Mission image - High altitude, s...

The original database describes this as: Description: High altitude,small scale nadir images taken after Transearth injection (TEI) near the Sea of Crisis (Mare Crisium). Images were taken from the Command Mod... more

AS12-55-8232 - Apollo 12 - Apollo 12 Mission image  - Trans Earth Injection (TEI) of the eastern 3/4 of the Moon

AS12-55-8232 - Apollo 12 - Apollo 12 Mission image - Trans Earth Inje...

The original database describes this as: Description: Dark high altitude,small scale images taken after Transearth Injection (TEI) of the eastern 3/4 of the Moon. Images were taken from the Command Module of t... more

AS12-55-8217 - Apollo 12 - Apollo 12 Mission image  - High altitude, small scale nadir images taken near the Sea of Crisis (Mare Crisium)

AS12-55-8217 - Apollo 12 - Apollo 12 Mission image - High altitude, s...

The original database describes this as: Description: High altitude,small scale nadir images taken after Transearth injection (TEI) near the Sea of Crisis (Mare Crisium). Images were taken from the Command Mod... more

A high altitude photograph of the metropolitan area taken from an aircraft flying a mission for the Earth Observations Division of NASA's Manned Spacecraft Center

A high altitude photograph of the metropolitan area taken from an airc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to P... more

Transportation Systems Center Field Testing of High Altitude Balloons

Transportation Systems Center Field Testing of High Altitude Balloons

Original Caption: A contingent of TSC personnel was assigned recently to temporary duty at the Pacific Missile Range near Point Mugu, Calif., for a series of communication and ranging tests in the L-Band using ... more

A Thiokol solid propellant apogee kick motor of the joint Air Force-Navy communications satellite (FLTSATCOM) is being put into a high altitude test cell

A Thiokol solid propellant apogee kick motor of the joint Air Force-Na...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Arnold Air Force Station State: Tennessee (TN) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Phil Tarver Release Status: Releas... more

A solid-propellant apogee motor for the NATO III communications satellite (SATCOM) is being put into a 110,000-foot altitude test. The engine also underwent the impact, vibration and acceleration (IVA) test

A solid-propellant apogee motor for the NATO III communications satell...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Arnold Air Force Station State: Tennessee (TN) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Phil Tarver Release Status: Releas... more

A variable geometry Garrett AiResearsh TFE-731 turbofan engine is being tested at simulated altitude above 40,000 feet

A variable geometry Garrett AiResearsh TFE-731 turbofan engine is bein...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Arnold Air Force Station State: Tennessee (TN) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Charley Powell, USAF Release Statu... more

An aerial view looking west of the naval air facility from an altitude of 10,000 feet. (SUBSTANDARD)

An aerial view looking west of the naval air facility from an altitude...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: El Centro State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Howard J. Burgess, USN Release Status: Relea... more

An aerial view looking north of the naval air facility from an altitude of 10,000 feet

An aerial view looking north of the naval air facility from an altitud...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Facility, El Centro State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Howard J. Burgess Releas... more

An inert 2,000-pound laser-guided bomb strikes its target after being launched from an F-4C Phantom II aircraft flying at an altitude of 4,000 feet. A tripod-mounted laser on the ground "illuminated" the target, providing a reflected energy source for the weapon`s guidance system. The test is being conducted by the Arament Development and Test Center.

An inert 2,000-pound laser-guided bomb strikes its target after being ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Publ... more

A NASA WB-57F aircraft takes off on a high altitude air-sampling mission during Project Airstream. Project Airstream measures background radiation and chemical pollutants in the atmosphere

A NASA WB-57F aircraft takes off on a high altitude air-sampling missi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROJECT AIRSTREAM Base: Howard Air Force Base Country: Panama (PAN) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Michael Longfellow Rel... more

BURST DISC ET016 ON HPF HIGH PRESSURE FACILITY ALTITUDE EXHAUST SYSTEM

BURST DISC ET016 ON HPF HIGH PRESSURE FACILITY ALTITUDE EXHAUST SYSTEM

The original finding aid described this as: Capture Date: 3/22/1978 Photographer: MARTIN BROWN Keywords: Larsen Scan Photographs Relating to Agency Activities, Facilities and Personnel

Two AH-1 Cobra helicopters face each other while hovering at low altitude during joint Air Force and US Readiness Command training exercise Brave Shield XIX

Two AH-1 Cobra helicopters face each other while hovering at low altit...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Hood State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Bob Fehringer Release Status: Released to Public... more

A view of a Talos surface-to-air missile, gaining altitude after being fired from the guided missile cruiser USS OKLAHOMA CITY (CG-5)

A view of a Talos surface-to-air missile, gaining altitude after being...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: Ph1 David C. Maclean Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of a Talos surface-to-air missile, gaining altitude after being fired from the guided missile cruiser USS OKLAHOMA CITY (CG-5)

A view of a Talos surface-to-air missile, gaining altitude after being...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: Ph1 David C. Maclean Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of a Talos surface-to-air missile, gaining altitude after being fired from the guided missile cruiser USS OKLAHOMA CITY (CG-5)

A view of a Talos surface-to-air missile, gaining altitude after being...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: Ph1 David C. Maclean Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of a Talos surface-to-air missile, gaining altitude after being fired from the guided missile cruiser USS OKLAHOMA CITY (CG-5)

A view of a Talos surface-to-air missile, gaining altitude after being...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: Ph1 David C. Maclean Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An F-14 Tomcat aircraft, with its wings swept back, makes a low altitude turn above two Virginia Class nuclear-powered guided missile cruisers that are underway

An F-14 Tomcat aircraft, with its wings swept back, makes a low altitu...

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

A crew member of the 436th Avionics Maintenance Squadron, dressed in chemical warfare gear, removes the altitude direction indicator from the cockpit of a C-5A Galaxy aircraft during a chemical warfare defense equipment test

A crew member of the 436th Avionics Maintenance Squadron, dressed in c...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Dwight A. Jackson Release Status: ... more

An aerial view of the base taken at an altitude of approximately 10,000 feet

An aerial view of the base taken at an altitude of approximately 10,00...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Altus Air Force Base State: Oklahoma (OK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David N. Craft Release Status: Rel... more

AIRMAN First Class Mark Stanley is the flight recorder for the altitude chamber. The chamber is used to help train personnel for high altitude flying

AIRMAN First Class Mark Stanley is the flight recorder for the altitud...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pease Air Force Base State: New Hampshire (NH) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Cupid Richardson Release Stat... more

SENIOR AIRMAN Robert Dittel, altitude chamber instructor, keeps an eye on the personnel who are going through the high altitude training

SENIOR AIRMAN Robert Dittel, altitude chamber instructor, keeps an eye...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pease Air Force Base State: New Hampshire (NH) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Cupid Richardson Release Stat... more

Dr. James A. Whalen, physicist, collects high altitude ionosphere behavior data fro the SWEPT frequency sounder receiving system in the Auroral Ionoshperic Research room of the Air Force Geophysics laboratory

Dr. James A. Whalen, physicist, collects high altitude ionosphere beha...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hanscom Air Force Base State: Massachusetts (MA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT William W. Magel Release St... more

Combat Control Team member, MSGT James Charvat from the First Special Operations Wing, packs his parachute after a HALO (High Altitude Low Opening) jump

Combat Control Team member, MSGT James Charvat from the First Special ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Rodney Prouty Release Status: Released to... more

Combat Control Team member TSGT Doc Strange, from the 1ST Special Operations Wing, packs his parachute after a HALO (High Altitude Low Opening) jump

Combat Control Team member TSGT Doc Strange, from the 1ST Special Oper...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Rodney Prouty Release Status: Released to... more

A Combat Control Team member from the 1ST Special Operations Wing, descends to the ground by HALO (High Altitude Low Opening) parachute

A Combat Control Team member from the 1ST Special Operations Wing, des...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Rodney Prouty Release Status: Released to... more

A Combat Control Team member from the 1ST Special Operations Wing just after landing in a high altitude low opening (HALO) parachute

A Combat Control Team member from the 1ST Special Operations Wing just...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Rodney Prouty Release Status: Released to... more

A Combat Control Team member from the First Special Operations Wing descends to the ground by HALO (High Altitude Low Opening) parachute

A Combat Control Team member from the First Special Operations Wing de...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Rodney Prouty Release Status: Released to... more

A Combat Control Team member from the First Special Operations Wing, descends to the ground by HALO (High Altitude Low Opening) parachute

A Combat Control Team member from the First Special Operations Wing, d...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Rodney Prouty Release Status: Released to... more

Combat Control Team member MSGT James Charvat from the First Special Operations Wing descends to the ground by HALO (High Altitude Low Opening) parachute

Combat Control Team member MSGT James Charvat from the First Special O...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Rodney Prouty Release Status: Released to... more

Combat Control Team member, MSGT James Charvat from the First Special Operations Wing, carries his HALO (High Altitude Low Opening) parachute into the woods

Combat Control Team member, MSGT James Charvat from the First Special ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Rodney Prouty Release Status: Released to... more

A Combat Control Team member from the First Special Operations Wing, after descending to the ground by HALO (High Altitude Low Opening) parachute

A Combat Control Team member from the First Special Operations Wing, a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Rodney Prouty Release Status: Released to... more

SGT Horton assists an SR-71 Blackbird aircraft pilot in an altitude chamber as another technician mans the chamber's control panel. The pilot, from the 9th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, is undergoing training

SGT Horton assists an SR-71 Blackbird aircraft pilot in an altitude ch...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Beale Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Bill Thompson Release Status: Re... more

SSGT Horton assists an SR-71 Blackbird aircraft pilot in an altitude chamber during training. The pilot is assigned to the 9th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing

SSGT Horton assists an SR-71 Blackbird aircraft pilot in an altitude c...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Beale Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Bill Thompson Release Status: Re... more

An aerial port bow view of the target destroyer ex-USS SAVAGE with cameras and antennas positioned on its decks, for use during the High Altitude Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) project at the Pacific Missile Test Center

An aerial port bow view of the target destroyer ex-USS SAVAGE with cam...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Point Mugu State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Lyle Humphrey Release Status... more

A low altitude view of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft over the runway during exercise Bright Star '82

A low altitude view of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft over the runway...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR '82 Base: Cairo Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Frank Garzelnick Release Status: Released to Pu... more

An H-46 Sea Knight helicopter makes a low altitude approach during practice search and rescue operations

An H-46 Sea Knight helicopter makes a low altitude approach during pra...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station Whidbey Island State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 P. M. Callaghan Relea... more

The NATO Defense Satellite Communications System II satellite is moved into a altitude chamber for testing

The NATO Defense Satellite Communications System II satellite is moved...

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

Artwork: "Pease AFB Altitude Chamber" Artist: Marbury Brown

Artwork: "Pease AFB Altitude Chamber" Artist: Marbury Brown

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

A Thiokol solid propellant apogee kick motor of the joint Air Force-Navy communications satellite (FLTSATCOM) is being put into a high altitude test cell. The engine also underwent the impact, vibration and acceleration (IVA) test

A Thiokol solid propellant apogee kick motor of the joint Air Force-Na...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Arnold Air Force Station State: Tennessee (TN) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Phil Tarver Release Status: Releas... more

Artwork: "Pease AFB Altitude Chamber" Artist: Marbury Brown

Artwork: "Pease AFB Altitude Chamber" Artist: Marbury Brown

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

Artwork: "Pease AFB Altitude Chamber" Artist: Marbury Brown

Artwork: "Pease AFB Altitude Chamber" Artist: Marbury Brown

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

Artwork: "Pease AFB Altitude Chamber" Artist: Marbury Brown

Artwork: "Pease AFB Altitude Chamber" Artist: Marbury Brown

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

Artwork: "Pease AFB Altitude Chamber" Artist: Marbury Brown

Artwork: "Pease AFB Altitude Chamber" Artist: Marbury Brown

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

A view of a radar configuration aboard the ex-USS SAVAGE, used for the High Altitude Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) Project at the Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC) range

A view of a radar configuration aboard the ex-USS SAVAGE, used for the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Point Mugu State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Shirley Bueltel Release ... more

A view of a radar configuration aboard the ex-USS SAVAGE, used for the High Altitude Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) Project at the Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC) range

A view of a radar configuration aboard the ex-USS SAVAGE, used for the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Point Mugu State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Shirley Bueltel Release ... more

A view of a radar configuration aboard the ex-USS SAVAGE, used for the High Altitude Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) Project at the Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC) range

A view of a radar configuration aboard the ex-USS SAVAGE, used for the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Point Mugu State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Shirley Bueltel Release ... more

A view of a radar configuration aboard the ex-USS SAVAGE, used for the High Altitude Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) Project at the Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC) range

A view of a radar configuration aboard the ex-USS SAVAGE, used for the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Point Mugu State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Shirley Bueltel Release ... more

Aerial view of the Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC) taken from a 25,000-foot altitude

Aerial view of the Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC) taken from a 25,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Point Mugu State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Thornsley Release Status... more

Aerial view of the Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC) taken from a 25,000-foot altitude

Aerial view of the Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC) taken from a 25,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Point Mugu State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Thornsley Release Status... more

Aerial view of the Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC) taken from a 25,000-foot altitude

Aerial view of the Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC) taken from a 25,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Point Mugu State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Thornsley Release Status... more

Aerial view of the Naval Construction Battalion Center taken from an altitude of 25,000-feet

Aerial view of the Naval Construction Battalion Center taken from an a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Port Hueneme State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Thornsley Release Status: Released to Pub... more

Aerial view of the Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC) taken from a 25,000-foot altitude

Aerial view of the Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC) taken from a 25,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Point Mugu State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Thornsley Release Status... more

A low altitude right front view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft preparing to land. The Stratotanker is at the base to have a high bypass engine modification made

A low altitude right front view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft prep...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Wright-Patterson Air Force Base State: Ohio (OH) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Boeing Military Airplane Co. Rel... more

Maintenance personnel change an altitude indicator in the cockpit of a C-141B aircraft while wearing new chemical warfare ensembles

Maintenance personnel change an altitude indicator in the cockpit of a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Charleston Air Force Base State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Ken Hammond Release Sta... more

Personnel from the 2nd Mobile Aerial Port Squadron (MAPS) install cargo roller assemblies on the floor of a C-130 Hercules aircraft for activation of the Low Altitude Parachute Extraction System (LAPES) during exercise Gallant Eagle '82

Personnel from the 2nd Mobile Aerial Port Squadron (MAPS) install carg...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GALLANT EAGLE '82 Base: March Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Ope... more

Cargo riggers from the 82nd Airborne Division prepare cargo for the Low Altitude Parachute Extraction System (LAPES) drops over Fort Irwin during exercise Gallant Eagle '82

Cargo riggers from the 82nd Airborne Division prepare cargo for the Lo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GALLANT EAGLE '82 Base: March Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Ope... more

Cargo riggers from the 82nd Airborne Division prepare cargo for the Low Altitude Parachute Extraction System (LAPES) drops over Fort Irwin during Exercise Gallant Eagle '82

Cargo riggers from the 82nd Airborne Division prepare cargo for the Lo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GALLANT EAGLE '82 Base: March Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Ope... more

Cargo riggers from the 82nd Airborne Division prepare cargo for the Low Altitude Parachute Extraction System (LAPES) drops over Fort Irwin during Exercise Gallant Eagle '82

Cargo riggers from the 82nd Airborne Division prepare cargo for the Lo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GALLANT EAGLE '82 Base: March Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Ope... more

A Low Altitude Parachute Extraction System (LAPES) drop is executed by a C-130 Hercules aircraft at Rock Drop Zone during exercise Gallant Eagle '82

A Low Altitude Parachute Extraction System (LAPES) drop is executed by...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GALLANT EAGLE '82 Base: Fort Irwin State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSG... more

Personnel from the 2nd Mobile Aerial Port Squadron (MAPS) coil a cable used for the Low Altitude Parachute Extraction System (LAPES) aboard a C-130 Hercules aircraft. The system is being operated during Exercise Gallant Eagle '82

Personnel from the 2nd Mobile Aerial Port Squadron (MAPS) coil a cable...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GALLANT EAGLE '82 Base: March Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Ope... more

Personnel from the 2nd Mobile Aerial Port Squadron (MAPS) install cargo roller assemblies on the floor of a C-130 Hercules aircraft for activation of the Low Altitude Parachute Extraction System (LAPES) during Exercise Gallant Eagle '82

Personnel from the 2nd Mobile Aerial Port Squadron (MAPS) install carg...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GALLANT EAGLE '82 Base: March Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Ope... more

An artist's concept of the F-16 multimission cockpit head up display, showing a pilot's view of the low altitude navigation and targeting infra-red system for night

An artist's concept of the F-16 multimission cockpit head up display, ...

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

A view of a damaged target after being hit by a High Altitude Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) warhead, launched from an A-7 Corsair II aircraft

A view of a damaged target after being hit by a High Altitude Anti-Rad...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Point Mugu State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Holmes Release Status: R... more

A view of a damaged target after being hit by a High Altitude Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) warhead, launched from a A-7 Corsair II aircraft

A view of a damaged target after being hit by a High Altitude Anti-Rad...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Point Mugu State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Holmes Release Status: R... more

An artist's concept of a Low Altitude Navigation Targeting Infrared for Night (LANTIRN) scenario for attacking an armored column

An artist's concept of a Low Altitude Navigation Targeting Infrared fo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Belcher/G. F. Jones Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

MiG-25/Foxbat high altitude supersonic interceptor aircraft. (PHOTO courtesy of Soviet Military Power Magazine, PHOTO #27, Page 33, bottom right)

MiG-25/Foxbat high altitude supersonic interceptor aircraft. (PHOTO co...

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

Newsman David Hartman is assisted with his equipment prior to entering high altitude chamber training for a B-1 bomber flight

Newsman David Hartman is assisted with his equipment prior to entering...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Andrews Air Force Base State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to P... more

Newsman David Hartman is assisted with his equipment prior to entering high altitude chamber training for a B-1 bomber flight

Newsman David Hartman is assisted with his equipment prior to entering...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Andrews Air Force Base State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to P... more

A right front view of a C-130 Hercules aircraft airdropping cargo using the low altitude parachute extraction system (LAPES) during a training exercise

A right front view of a C-130 Hercules aircraft airdropping cargo usin...

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

Right rear view of a C-130 Hercules aircraft as crewmen conduct a Low Altitude Parachute Extraction System (LAPES) drop over Clear Creek during exercise Brim Frost

Right rear view of a C-130 Hercules aircraft as crewmen conduct a Low ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIM FROST '83 Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT. Kimberly Kuck Release Status: Released to ... more

Soldiers and airmen work together to prepare a load of munitions to be dropped using the Low Altitude Parachute Extraction System (LAPES) during exercise Brim Frost

Soldiers and airmen work together to prepare a load of munitions to be...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIM FROST '83 Base: Elmendorf Air Force Base State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operat... more

A crewman gives the "Thumbs Up" sign as he prepares to conduct a Low Altitude Parachute Extraction System (LAPES) during exercise Brim Frost

A crewman gives the "Thumbs Up" sign as he prepares to conduct a Low A...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIM FROST '83 Base: Elmendorf Air Force Base State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operat... more

Soldiers and airmen work together to prepare a load of munitions to be dropped using the low altitude parachute extraction system (LAPES) during Exercise Brim Frost '83

Soldiers and airmen work together to prepare a load of munitions to be...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: Brim Frost '83 Base: Elmendorf Air Force Base State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operat... more

Crewmen watch from the cargo opening of a C-130 Hercules aircraft as a Low Altitude Parachute Extraction System (LAPES) drop takes place over Clear Creek during Exercise Brim Frost '83

Crewmen watch from the cargo opening of a C-130 Hercules aircraft as a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIM FROST '83 Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT. Kimberly Kuck Release Status: Released to ... more

A Low Altitude Parachute Extraction System (LAPES) drop takes place from a C-130 Hercules aircraft during exercise Brim Frost

A Low Altitude Parachute Extraction System (LAPES) drop takes place fr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIM FROST '83 Base: Elmendorf Air Force Base State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operat... more

Major Robert A. Shumway, pilot, and Captain James W. Wilson, co-pilot, rely on the electro-optical viewing screens to guided them safely as they fly their B-52H Stratofortress aircraft at a low altitude

Major Robert A. Shumway, pilot, and Captain James W. Wilson, co-pilot,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPT Rosell Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... more

A view of the Mark 35 Septar boat (7722) with a camera and radar configuration for the high altitude anti-radiation missile (HARM)

A view of the Mark 35 Septar boat (7722) with a camera and radar confi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Point Hueneme Harbor State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Chris Holmes Release Status: Rele... more

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