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Topic: edwards air force base

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Reynolds California....An air-to-air left side view of an F-16B Fighting Falcon aircraft firing an AGM-45 Shrike missile over the Edwards Air Force Base Test Range. Second view in a series of three OFFICIAL U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO (RELEASED)

Reynolds California....An air-to-air left side view of an F-16B Fighti...

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

A YA-10 aircraft is refueled on the ground by a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft

A YA-10 aircraft is refueled on the ground by a KC-135 Stratotanker ai...

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

A close-up right front view of a parked YA-10 aircraft with the ammunition bay open

A close-up right front view of a parked YA-10 aircraft with the ammuni...

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

A gunner aboard a YA-10 aircraft fires a GAU-8 30mm gun

A gunner aboard a YA-10 aircraft fires a GAU-8 30mm gun

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

An air-to-air rear view of a YA-10 aircraft being refueled by a KC-135 Stratotanker

An air-to-air rear view of a YA-10 aircraft being refueled by a KC-135...

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

An air-to-air right side view of a YA-10 aircraft firing its GAU-8 30mm gun during a test

An air-to-air right side view of a YA-10 aircraft firing its GAU-8 30m...

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

A YF-16 aircraft is offloaded from a C-5A Galaxy aircraft in a hangar

A YF-16 aircraft is offloaded from a C-5A Galaxy aircraft in a hangar

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Roger L. Cazier Release Status:... more

A YF-16 aircraft is offloaded from a C-5A Galaxy aircraft inside a hangar

A YF-16 aircraft is offloaded from a C-5A Galaxy aircraft inside a han...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Roger L. Cazier Release Status:... more

A pilot wears a pressure suit while sitting in the cockpit of a YF-16 aircraft

A pilot wears a pressure suit while sitting in the cockpit of a YF-16 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Roger L. Cazier Release Status:... more

A YF-16 aircraft cockpit

A YF-16 aircraft cockpit

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Roger L. Cazier Release Status:... more

An X-24B lifting body model is being prepared for a wind tunnel test under a joint U.S. Air Force/National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) program. The purpose of the test is to generate data for comparison with flight data obtained at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif

An X-24B lifting body model is being prepared for a wind tunnel test u...

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, USAF Release Status: ... more

A view of the spin chute compartment on the rear of an A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft

A view of the spin chute compartment on the rear of an A-10A Thunderbo...

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

Rear view of an A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft showing the spin chute compartment

Rear view of an A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft showing the spin chute c...

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

A rear view of an A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft showing the spin chute test before opening

A rear view of an A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft showing the spin chute...

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

A rear view of the spin chute compartment on an A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft

A rear view of the spin chute compartment on an A-10A Thunderbolt II a...

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

A rear view of the open spin chute compartment on an A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft

A rear view of the open spin chute compartment on an A-10A Thunderbolt...

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

A rear view of the spin chute compartment on an A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft

A rear view of the spin chute compartment on an A-10A Thunderbolt II a...

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

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 (e...

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

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

Image showing fold down platforms from the SAP to shuttle from underne...

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

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

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

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

View from forward center of NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) looking 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.

View from forward center of NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) looking...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Load test of brake system

Load test of brake system

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

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

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) full side view looking northwest, s...

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

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

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

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

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

Establishing view, looking southeast, of NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device ...

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

Load test of brake system

Load test of brake system

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 (e...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Shuttle Endeavour and 747 SCA after being mated, backed out of Mate-De...

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

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.

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) view from 80 foot level, looking ea...

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

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 (e...

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

Mate and departure

Mate and departure

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

View from above the Mate-Demate Device (MDD), hangar, and runway looki...

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

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

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

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

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

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) full side view looking north, showi...

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

Load test of brake system

Load test of brake system

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

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

STS-2 Columbia in Mate-Demate Device (MDD), looking west at facility f...

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

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

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

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

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 (e...

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

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

Mate-Demate Device (MDD) platform on 40ft level that replaced stairs i...

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

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.

Main Hoist Control Operator Station of NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (M...

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

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

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) full side view looking south, showi...

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

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

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

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

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 (e...

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

AST-14-884 - Apollo Soyuz Test Project - Apollo Soyuz Test Project, Edwards AFB, Barstow, Apple Valley

AST-14-884 - Apollo Soyuz Test Project - Apollo Soyuz Test Project, Ed...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo Soyuz Test Project (ASTP),Edwards Air Force Base,Barstow,Apple Valley. Image taken on Revolution 17. Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) of Photo 197:22:26,Gr... more

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

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

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

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

Discovery’s STS-128 mission returns after a mission to the Internation...

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

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) 45 foot Nose Platform, looking sout...

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

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) view from port side Shuttle Access ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Load test of brake system

Load test of brake system

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Establishing view, looking north, of NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD...

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

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.

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) view from ground looking west and u...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

View from forward center of NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) looking...

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

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

Establishing view, looking west, of NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD)...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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) view looking east from starboard si...

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

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

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

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

Load test of brake system

Load test of brake system

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

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

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

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

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

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) full side view looking north, showi...

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

An air-to-air view from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as its boom lowered, as an A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft comes up line for refueling

An air-to-air view from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as its boom low...

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

An air-to-air view from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as its boom connects and refuels an A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft

An air-to-air view from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as its boom con...

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

An air-to-air view from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as its boom is lowered to refuel an A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft, that is coming up to meet the boom

An air-to-air view from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as its boom is ...

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

Water is used to extinguish a Super Hippo rocket motor after a test stand No. 1-56

Water is used to extinguish a Super Hippo rocket motor after a test st...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: B. Purcell Release Status: Released... more

Air Force civilian and military personnel pose for a photograph on the access staircase of test stand No. 1-56 prior to the test firing of a Super Hippo rocket motor

Air Force civilian and military personnel pose for a photograph on the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: B. Purcell Release Status: Released... more

An elevated view of a Super Hippo rocket motor during a test firing on test stand No. 1-56

An elevated view of a Super Hippo rocket motor during a test firing on...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: B. Purcell Release Status: Released... more

A Super Hippo rocket motor during a test firing on test stand No. 1-56

A Super Hippo rocket motor during a test firing on test stand No. 1-56

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: B. Purcell Release Status: Released... more

A left side view of the Space Shuttle Orbiter Enterprise as it arrives at the base

A left side view of the Space Shuttle Orbiter Enterprise as it arrives...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Jerry Isham Release Status: Release... more

A right side view of the Space Shuttle Orbiter Enterprise and its specially-modified 747 transport aircraft being towed to the Weight and Thrust Hangar for vibration testing

A right side view of the Space Shuttle Orbiter Enterprise and its spec...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT D. J. Nieuwsma Release Status:... more

A right side view of the Space Shuttle Orbiter Enterprise and its specially-modified 747 transport aircraft being towed to the Weight and Thrust Hangar for vibration testing

A right side view of the Space Shuttle Orbiter Enterprise and its spec...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT D. J. Nieuwsma Release Status:... more

Secretary of the Air Force John C. Stetson is greeted upon his arrival by GEN Thomas Stafford, commanding general of Edwards Air Force Base

Secretary of the Air Force John C. Stetson is greeted upon his arrival...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Charles E. Spizzirri Release Status... more

Sen. S.I. Hayakawa, R-Calif., and MAJ. GEN. Thomas P. Stafford, commander of the Air Force Flight Test Center, discuss the Rockwell B-1 bomber being tested at the center

Sen. S.I. Hayakawa, R-Calif., and MAJ. GEN. Thomas P. Stafford, comman...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: AMN Jerardo Medina Release Status: ... more

Secretary of the Air Force John C. Stetson discusses the NASA space shuttle orbiter Enterprise with Major General Thomas P. Stafford, Commander of the Air Force Flight Test Center

Secretary of the Air Force John C. Stetson discusses the NASA space sh...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: AIC David Jensen Release Status: Re... more

GEN Thomas Stafford, left, accompanies Secretary of the Air Force John C. Stetson as they tour the base. A Space Transportation System (STS) shuttle is in the background

GEN Thomas Stafford, left, accompanies Secretary of the Air Force John...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Charles E. Spizzirri Release Status... more