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Space shuttle STS-127 - LAUNCH - Public domain NASA photogrpaph

Space shuttle STS-127 - LAUNCH - Public domain NASA photogrpaph

Description: SEQUENTIAL STILL COVERAGE OF LIFTOFF. FRAME VEHICLE AND LAUNCHER PLUS ONE VEHICLE LENGTH. Item: DD083-39A Date Taken: 7/15/2009 Image Type: DIGITAL STILLS STS127 LAUNCH AND LANDING

ISS042E135486 (01/10/2015) --- Just another sunny day in the Caribbean sea as viewed by astronauts aboard the International Space Station. This image was tweeted out by NASA astronaut Terry Virts as he captured the Earth observation of #Cuba and #Bahamas on Jan. 10, 2015. iss042e135486

ISS042E135486 (01/10/2015) --- Just another sunny day in the Caribbean...

ISS042E135486 (01/10/2015) --- Just another sunny day in the Caribbean sea as viewed by astronauts aboard the International Space Station. This image was tweeted out by NASA astronaut Terry Virts as he captured... More

Neil Armstrong and David R. Scott prepare to board Gemini VIII

Neil Armstrong and David R. Scott prepare to board Gemini VIII

Description (March 16, 1966) Commander Neil Armstrong (right) and pilot David R. Scott prepare to board the Gemini-Titan VIII. Gemini VIII successfully launched at 11:41 a.m. EST, March 16, 1966. The mission co... More

Space Shuttle Discovery, STS-51 G Launch

Space Shuttle Discovery, STS-51 G Launch

(June 17, 1985) On June 17, 1985, Space Shuttle Discovery's STS-51 G mission launched on a Comsat deployment mission. It deployed three communication satellites. The mission lasted a little over seven days. ..I... More

X-1-3 Being Mated To EB-50A Superfortress

X-1-3 Being Mated To EB-50A Superfortress

(November 9, 1951) The third X-1 (46-064), known as "Queenie," is mated to the EB-50A (46- 006) at Edwards AFB, California. Following a captive flight on November 9, 1951, both aircraft were destroyed by fire d... More

The Mercury 7, NASA Mercury project

The Mercury 7, NASA Mercury project

On April 9, 1959, NASA introduced its first astronaut class, the Mercury 7. Front row, left to right: Walter M. Schirra, Jr., Donald K. "Deke" Slayton, John H. Glenn, Jr., and M. Scott Carpenter; back row, Alan... More

Rendezvous Docking Simulator, NASA Gemini program

Rendezvous Docking Simulator, NASA Gemini program

(February 7, 1964) Multiple exposure of Rendezvous Docking Simulator. The Gemini spacecraft was supported in a gimbal system by an overhead crane and gantry arrangement which provided 6 degrees of freedom - rol... More

Astronaut Edward White Ready For Gemini IV Liftoff

Astronaut Edward White Ready For Gemini IV Liftoff

(June 3, 1965) Astronaut Edward H. White II, pilot for NASA's Gemini IV mission is shown in the crew's ready room at Launch Complex 16, suited and ready to ride the van to Launch Complex 19 for insertion in the... More

ASTRONAUT JAMES A. LOVELL, JR.. NASA public domain image colelction.

ASTRONAUT JAMES A. LOVELL, JR.. NASA public domain image colelction.

Astronaut James A. Lovell Jr., pilot for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Gemini-7 spaceflight, walks to the elevator at Pad 19 one hour and 40 minutes before launch of the spacecraft. Moments ... More

Photographs of President Richard Nixon Greeting the Apollo 11 Astronauts on the USS Hornet

Photographs of President Richard Nixon Greeting the Apollo 11 Astronau...

Original caption: NASA/APOLLO. ABOARD THE USS HORNET - President Richard M. Nixon appears to be holding the Presidential Seal which is attached to the door of the Mobile Quarantine Facility during his greeting... More

Cernan Jump Salutes Flag, NASA Moon program

Cernan Jump Salutes Flag, NASA Moon program

Eugene A. Cernan, Commander, Apollo 17 salutes the flag on the lunar surface during extravehicular activity (EVA) on NASA's final lunar landing mission. The Lunar Module "Challenger" is in the left background b... More

Space Shuttle Columbia, Shuttle Enterprise Free Flight

Space Shuttle Columbia, Shuttle Enterprise Free Flight

(1977) The Space Shuttle prototype Enterprise flies free after being released from NASA's 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) over Rogers Dry Lakebed during the second of five free flights carried out at the Dry... More

STS102-368-019 - STS-102 - Empty orbiter payload bay as seen from U.S. Laboratory/Destiny window

STS102-368-019 - STS-102 - Empty orbiter payload bay as seen from U.S....

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the empty orbiter payload bay as seen from the U.S. Laboratory/Destiny module window. Subject Terms: STS-102, DISCOVERY (ORBITER), PAYLOAD BAY,... More

Space Shuttle Atlantis, STS-135 Launch

Space Shuttle Atlantis, STS-135 Launch

(July 8, 2011) Space Shuttle Atlantis' STS-135 mission launched from Launch Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center on July 8, 2011. STS-135 was the last Space Shuttle mission. The crew of four delivered supplies to th... More

X-15 #2 just after launch. Public domain image of NASA aircraft.

X-15 #2 just after launch. Public domain image of NASA aircraft.

Description: The X-15 #2 (56-6671) launches away from the B-52 mothership with its rocket engine ignited. The white patches near the middle of the ship are frost from the liquid oxygen used in the propulsion sy... More

NASA Lifting Bodies on Lakebed, Armstrong flight research center

NASA Lifting Bodies on Lakebed, Armstrong flight research center

(November 30, 1968) The wingless lifting body aircraft sitting on Rogers Dry Lake at what is now NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, California. From left to right are the X-24A, M2-F3 and the HL-10.... More

ASTER Paris - NASA satellite images

ASTER Paris - NASA satellite images

The Eiffel Tower and its shadow can be seen next to the Seine in the left middle of this ASTER image of Paris. Based on the length of the shadow and the solar elevation angle of 59 degrees, we can calculate its... More

ASTER Paris. NASA public domain image colelction.

ASTER Paris. NASA public domain image colelction.

The Eiffel Tower and its shadow can be seen next to the Seine in the left middle of this ASTER image of Paris. Based on the length of the shadow and the solar elevation angle of 59 degrees, we can calculate its... More

Tuktoyuktuk Up Close - Mars exploration rover images

Tuktoyuktuk Up Close - Mars exploration rover images

Tuktoyuktuk Up Close NASA/JPL/Cornell/USGS Public domain photograph of planet Mars surface, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

ASTER Paris. NASA public domain image colelction.

ASTER Paris. NASA public domain image colelction.

The Eiffel Tower and its shadow can be seen next to the Seine in the left middle of this ASTER image of Paris. Based on the length of the shadow and the solar elevation angle of 59 degrees, we can calculate its... More

Central Berlin: Image of the Day

Central Berlin: Image of the Day

Germany's largest city and capital, Berlin has appeared in historical records since the 14th century, and has been a capital city of the surrounding kingdom, empire, or nation since the beginning of the 18th ce... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA.  -    In NASA Kennedy Space Center's Space Station Processing Facility (SSPF), the overhead crane carries the multi-purpose logistics module Donatello from its work stand across the floor to a payload canister.  Donatello is being transferred to the Operations and Checkout Building to make room in the SSPF for the arrival of elements for future flights from other ISS partners. Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-06pd0530

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In NASA Kennedy Space Center's Space ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In NASA Kennedy Space Center's Space Station Processing Facility (SSPF), the overhead crane carries the multi-purpose logistics module Donatello from its work stand across the f... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA.  -    In NASA Kennedy Space Center's Space Station Processing Facility (SSPF), the overhead crane lifts the multi-purpose logistics module Donatello from its work stand to move it to a payload canister.  Donatello is being transferred to the Operations and Checkout Building to make room in the SSPF for the arrival of elements for future flights from other ISS partners. Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-06pd0529

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In NASA Kennedy Space Center's Space ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In NASA Kennedy Space Center's Space Station Processing Facility (SSPF), the overhead crane lifts the multi-purpose logistics module Donatello from its work stand to move it to ... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA.  -   In NASA Kennedy Space Center's Space Station Processing Facility (SSPF), the  multi-purpose logistics module Donatello is being prepared for a move to a payload canister.  Donatello is being transferred to the Operations and Checkout Building to make room in the SSPF for the arrival of elements for future flights from other ISS partners. Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-06pd0527

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In NASA Kennedy Space Center's Space S...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In NASA Kennedy Space Center's Space Station Processing Facility (SSPF), the multi-purpose logistics module Donatello is being prepared for a move to a payload canister. Donate... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Space Station Processing Facility,  the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donatello is slowly lowered toward a work stand.  Previously housed in the Operations and Checkout Building, Donatello was brought into the SSPF for routine testing.  This is the first time all three MPLMs (Donatello, Raffaello and Leonardo) are in the SSPF.  The MPLMs were built by the Italian Space Agency, to serve as reusable logistics carriers and the primary delivery system to resupply and return station cargo requiring a pressurized environment.  The third MPLM, Raffaello is scheduled to fly on Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-114.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Space Station Processing Facility,...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Space Station Processing Facility, the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donatello is slowly lowered toward a work stand. Previously housed in the Operations and Checkout Buil... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Space Station Processing Facility,  workers help the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donatello settle onto a work stand.  Previously housed in the Operations and Checkout Building, Donatello was brought into the SSPF for routine testing.  This is the first time all three MPLMs (Donatello, Raffaello and Leonardo) are in the SSPF.  The MPLMs were built by the Italian Space Agency, to serve as reusable logistics carriers and the primary delivery system to resupply and return station cargo requiring a pressurized environment.  The third MPLM, Raffaello, is scheduled to fly on Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-114.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Space Station Processing Facility,...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Space Station Processing Facility, workers help the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donatello settle onto a work stand. Previously housed in the Operations and Checkout Buil... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA.  -    In NASA Kennedy Space Center's Space Station Processing Facility (SSPF), the overhead crane carries the multi-purpose logistics module Donatello toward the open doors of the payload canister at left.  Donatello is being transferred to the Operations and Checkout Building to make room in the SSPF for the arrival of elements for future flights from other ISS partners. Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-06pd0531

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In NASA Kennedy Space Center's Space ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In NASA Kennedy Space Center's Space Station Processing Facility (SSPF), the overhead crane carries the multi-purpose logistics module Donatello toward the open doors of the pay... More

Viewed from above in the Space Station Processing Facility are equipment and several future payloads on Shuttle missions to the International Space Station. At left near the front is the Integrated Electronics Assembly. Near the opposite end, under the large windows is the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donatello. On the right, center, is the P3 truss. Behind it are the airlock and another MPLM, Raffaello. The large windows on the left wall give visitors on bus tours a look at operations during the day KSC-01pp0675

Viewed from above in the Space Station Processing Facility are equipme...

Viewed from above in the Space Station Processing Facility are equipment and several future payloads on Shuttle missions to the International Space Station. At left near the front is the Integrated Electronics ... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Operations and Checkout Building, an overhead crane carries the Integrated Truss Structure S0 to the payload canister which will transport it to the launch pad for mission STS-110.  Seen below the truss is the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donatello, currently not in use. The S0 truss will be part of the payload on Space Shuttle Atlantis. The S0 truss will be attached to the U.S. Lab, "Destiny,"  on the 11-day mission, becoming the backbone of the orbiting International Space Station (ISS). Launch is scheduled for April 4 KSC-02pd0344

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Operations and Checkout Building,...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Operations and Checkout Building, an overhead crane carries the Integrated Truss Structure S0 to the payload canister which will transport it to the launch pad for mission S... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA.  -   In NASA Kennedy Space Center's Space Station Processing Facility (SSPF), the overhead crane lowers the multi-purpose logistics module Donatello into the waiting payload canister.  Donatello is being transferred to the Operations and Checkout Building to make room in the SSPF for the arrival of elements for future flights from other ISS partners. Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-06pd0532

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In NASA Kennedy Space Center's Space S...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In NASA Kennedy Space Center's Space Station Processing Facility (SSPF), the overhead crane lowers the multi-purpose logistics module Donatello into the waiting payload canister.... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Overhead cables carry the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donatello from the payload canister (lower right) to a work stand in the Space Station Processing Facility.  Previously housed in the Operations and Checkout Building, Donatello was brought into the SSPF for routine testing.  This is the first time all three MPLMs (Donatello, Raffaello and Leonardo) are in the SSPF.  The MPLMs were built by the Italian Space Agency, to serve as reusable logistics carriers and the primary delivery system to resupply and return station cargo requiring a pressurized environment.  The third MPLM, Raffaello is scheduled to fly on Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-114.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Overhead cables carry the Multi-Purpose L...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Overhead cables carry the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donatello from the payload canister (lower right) to a work stand in the Space Station Processing Facility. Previously hous... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - All three Multi-Purpose Logistics Modules are on the floor of the Space Station Processing Facility.  This is the first time the three - Leonardo, Raffaello and Donatello -- have been in one location.  Donatello has been stored in the Operations and Checkout Building since its arrival at KSC and was brought into the SSPF for routine testing. The MPLMs were built by the Italian Space Agency, to serve as reusable logistics carriers and the primary delivery system to resupply and return station cargo requiring a pressurized environment.  Raffaello is scheduled to fly on Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-114.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - All three Multi-Purpose Logistics Modules...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - All three Multi-Purpose Logistics Modules are on the floor of the Space Station Processing Facility. This is the first time the three - Leonardo, Raffaello and Donatello -- have be... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donatello is moved away from the payload canister in the Space Station Processing Facility.  Previously housed in the Operations and Checkout Building, Donatello was brought into the SSPF for routine testing.  This is the first time all three MPLMs (Donatello, Raffaello and Leonardo) are in the SSPF.  The MPLMs were built by the Italian Space Agency, to serve as reusable logistics carriers and the primary delivery system to resupply and return station cargo requiring a pressurized environment.  The third MPLM, Raffaello is scheduled to fly on Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-114.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donate...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donatello is moved away from the payload canister in the Space Station Processing Facility. Previously housed in the Operations and Checkout Buil... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Space Station Processing Facility,  workers confirm the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donatello is safely in place on a work stand.  Previously housed in the Operations and Checkout Building, Donatello was brought into the SSPF for routine testing.  This is the first time all three MPLMs (Donatello, Raffaello and Leonardo) are in the SSPF.  The MPLMs were built by the Italian Space Agency, to serve as reusable logistics carriers and the primary delivery system to resupply and return station cargo requiring a pressurized environment.  The third MPLM, Raffaello, is scheduled to fly on Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-114.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Space Station Processing Facility,...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Space Station Processing Facility, workers confirm the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donatello is safely in place on a work stand. Previously housed in the Operations and ... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - All three Multi-Purpose Logistics Modules are on the floor of the Space Station Processing Facility.  This is the first time the three - Leonardo, Raffaello and Donatello -- have been in one location.  Donatello has been stored in the Operations and Checkout Building since its arrival at KSC and was brought into the SSPF for routine testing. The MPLMs were built by the Italian Space Agency, to serve as reusable logistics carriers and the primary delivery system to resupply and return station cargo requiring a pressurized environment.  Raffaello is scheduled to fly on Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-114.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - All three Multi-Purpose Logistics Modules...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - All three Multi-Purpose Logistics Modules are on the floor of the Space Station Processing Facility. This is the first time the three - Leonardo, Raffaello and Donatello -- have be... More

CLEVELAND  MUSEUM OF ART PAINTING FOR ATOMIC OXYGEN RESTORATION PROGRAM - HALF RESTORED

CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART PAINTING FOR ATOMIC OXYGEN RESTORATION PROGRA...

CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART PAINTING FOR ATOMIC OXYGEN RESTORATION PROGRAM - HALF RESTORED NASA Identifier: C-1998-1526

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Workers on the floor of the Space Station Processing Facility watch as overhead cables carry the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donatello to a work stand.  Previously housed in the Operations and Checkout Building, Donatello was brought into the SSPF for routine testing.  This is the first time all three MPLMs (Donatello, Raffaello and Leonardo) are in the SSPF.  The MPLMs were built by the Italian Space Agency, to serve as reusable logistics carriers and the primary delivery system to resupply and return station cargo requiring a pressurized environment.  The third MPLM, Raffaello is scheduled to fly on Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-114.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Workers on the floor of the Space Station...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Workers on the floor of the Space Station Processing Facility watch as overhead cables carry the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donatello to a work stand. Previously housed in the ... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - An overhead crane is attached to the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello in order to move it to another work stand in the Space Station Processing Facility.  Raffaello is the second MPLM built by the Italian Space Agency, serving as a reusable logistics carrier and primary delivery system to resupply and return station cargo requiring a pressurized environment.  It is being moved to allow the third MPLM, Donatello, to be brought in for routine testing.  Donatello has been stored in the Operations and Checkout Building.  This is the first time all three MPLMs are in the SSPF; the other one is the Leonardo.  Raffaello is scheduled to fly on Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-114.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - An overhead crane is attached to the Mult...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - An overhead crane is attached to the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello in order to move it to another work stand in the Space Station Processing Facility. Raffaello is the s... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Workers in the Space Station Processing Facility secure the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello onto a new work stand.  Raffaello is the second MPLM built by the Italian Space Agency, serving as a reusable logistics carrier and primary delivery system to resupply and return station cargo requiring a pressurized environment.  It has been moved to allow the third MPLM, Donatello, to be brought in for routine testing.  Donatello has been stored in the Operations and Checkout Building.  This is the first time all three MPLMs are in the SSPF; the other one is the Leonardo.  Raffaello is scheduled to fly on Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-114.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Workers in the Space Station Processing F...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Workers in the Space Station Processing Facility secure the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello onto a new work stand. Raffaello is the second MPLM built by the Italian Space ... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - This view reveals all three Multi-Purpose Logistics Modules on the floor of the Space Station Processing Facility.  This is the first time all three - Leonardo, Raffaello and Donatello -- have been in one location.  Donatello has been stored in the Operations and Checkout Building since its arrival at KSC and was brought into the SSPF for routine testing. The MPLMs were built by the Italian Space Agency, to serve as reusable logistics carriers and the primary delivery system to resupply and return station cargo requiring a pressurized environment.  Raffaello is scheduled to fly on Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-114.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - This view reveals all three Multi-Purpose...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - This view reveals all three Multi-Purpose Logistics Modules on the floor of the Space Station Processing Facility. This is the first time all three - Leonardo, Raffaello and Donate... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello moves away from its stand in the Space Station Processing Facility.  Raffaello is the second MPLM built by the Italian Space Agency, serving as a reusable logistics carrier and primary delivery system to resupply and return station cargo requiring a pressurized environment.  It is being moved to allow the third MPLM, Donatello, to be brought in for routine testing.  Donatello has been stored in the Operations and Checkout Building.  This is the first time all three MPLMs are in the SSPF; the other one is the Leonardo.  Raffaello is scheduled to fly on Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-114.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffae...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello moves away from its stand in the Space Station Processing Facility. Raffaello is the second MPLM built by the Italian Space Agency, ser... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Space Station Processing Facility, the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello glides above the floor as it moves to another stand on the other side.  Raffaello is the second MPLM built by the Italian Space Agency, serving as a reusable logistics carrier and primary delivery system to resupply and return station cargo requiring a pressurized environment.  It is being moved to allow the third MPLM, Donatello, to be brought in for routine testing.  Donatello has been stored in the Operations and Checkout Building.  This is the first time all three MPLMs are in the SSPF; the other one is the Leonardo.  Raffaello is scheduled to fly on Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-114.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Space Station Processing Facility,...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Space Station Processing Facility, the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello glides above the floor as it moves to another stand on the other side. Raffaello is the secon... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Workers watch as the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello is lowered toward a work stand in the Space Station Processing Facility.  Raffaello is the second MPLM built by the Italian Space Agency, serving as a reusable logistics carrier and primary delivery system to resupply and return station cargo requiring a pressurized environment.  It has been moved across the floor to allow the third MPLM, Donatello, to be brought in for routine testing.  Donatello has been stored in the Operations and Checkout Building.  This is the first time all three MPLMs are in the SSPF; the other one is the Leonardo.  Raffaello is scheduled to fly on Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-114.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Workers watch as the Multi-Purpose Logist...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Workers watch as the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello is lowered toward a work stand in the Space Station Processing Facility. Raffaello is the second MPLM built by the Ita... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donatello is suspended by cables over the payload canister in the Space Station Processing Facility.  Previously housed in the Operations and Checkout Building, Donatello was brought into the SSPF for routine testing.  This is the first time all three MPLMs (Donatello, Raffaello and Leonardo) are in the SSPF.  The MPLMs were built by the Italian Space Agency, to serve as reusable logistics carriers and the primary delivery system to resupply and return station cargo requiring a pressurized environment.  The third MPLM, Raffaello is scheduled to fly on Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-114.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donate...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donatello is suspended by cables over the payload canister in the Space Station Processing Facility. Previously housed in the Operations and Chec... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Workers in the Space Station Processing Facility prepare to release the overhead crane from the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello now secure on a new work stand.  Raffaello is the second MPLM built by the Italian Space Agency, serving as a reusable logistics carrier and primary delivery system to resupply and return station cargo requiring a pressurized environment.  It has been moved to allow the third MPLM, Donatello, to be brought in for routine testing.  Donatello has been stored in the Operations and Checkout Building.  This is the first time all three MPLMs are in the SSPF; the other one is the Leonardo.  Raffaello is scheduled to fly on Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-114.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Workers in the Space Station Processing F...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Workers in the Space Station Processing Facility prepare to release the overhead crane from the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello now secure on a new work stand. Raffaello i... More

ATOMIC OXYGEN CLEANED PAINTINGS FROM SAINT ALBON CHURCH

ATOMIC OXYGEN CLEANED PAINTINGS FROM SAINT ALBON CHURCH

ATOMIC OXYGEN CLEANED PAINTINGS FROM SAINT ALBON CHURCH NASA Identifier: C-1999-1385

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello is lifted from its stand in the Space Station Processing Facility to move to another work stand.  Raffaello is the second MPLM built by the Italian Space Agency, serving as a reusable logistics carrier and primary delivery system to resupply and return station cargo requiring a pressurized environment.  It is being moved to allow the third MPLM, Donatello, to be brought in for routine testing.  Donatello has been stored in the Operations and Checkout Building.  This is the first time all three MPLMs are in the SSPF; the other one is the Leonardo.  Raffaello is scheduled to fly on Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-114.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffae...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello is lifted from its stand in the Space Station Processing Facility to move to another work stand. Raffaello is the second MPLM built by ... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A worker on the floor watches as the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello moves toward another work stand in the Space Station Processing Facility.  Raffaello is the second MPLM built by the Italian Space Agency, serving as a reusable logistics carrier and primary delivery system to resupply and return station cargo requiring a pressurized environment.  It has been moved across the floor to allow the third MPLM, Donatello, to be brought in for routine testing.  Donatello has been stored in the Operations and Checkout Building.  This is the first time all three MPLMs are in the SSPF; the other one is the Leonardo.  Raffaello is scheduled to fly on Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-114.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A worker on the floor watches as the Mult...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - A worker on the floor watches as the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello moves toward another work stand in the Space Station Processing Facility. Raffaello is the second MPLM... More

CONSTELLATION - NEW MLP CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS - 10TH TOWER SEGMENT LIFT 2010-1514

CONSTELLATION - NEW MLP CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS - 10TH TOWER SEGMENT LIF...

CONSTELLATION - NEW MLP CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS - 10TH TOWER SEGMENT LIFT

NASA ATOMIC OXYGEN PAINTING RESTORATION - Glenn Research Center History

NASA ATOMIC OXYGEN PAINTING RESTORATION - Glenn Research Center Histor...

ATOMIC OXYGEN PAINTING RESTORATION NASA Identifier: C-1998-2056 Public domain photograph of painting, 16th-17th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

ATOMIC OXYGEN PAINTING RESTORATION GRC-1998-C-02056

ATOMIC OXYGEN PAINTING RESTORATION GRC-1998-C-02056

ATOMIC OXYGEN PAINTING RESTORATION Public domain photograph of painting, 16th-17th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

ATOMIC OXYGEN CLEANED PAINTINGS FROM SAINT ALBON CHURCK

ATOMIC OXYGEN CLEANED PAINTINGS FROM SAINT ALBON CHURCK

ATOMIC OXYGEN CLEANED PAINTINGS FROM SAINT ALBON CHURCK NASA Identifier: C-1999-1386

Early Rockets, NASA history collection

Early Rockets, NASA history collection

In 1696, Robert Anderson, an Englishman, published a two-part treatise on how to make rocket molds, prepare propellants, and perform the calculations.

Opportunity View on Sols 1803 and 1804 Polar

Opportunity View on Sols 1803 and 1804 Polar

Opportunity View on Sols 1803 and 1804 Polar NASA/JPL-Caltech

Early Rockets, NASA history collection

Early Rockets, NASA history collection

During the 19th century, rocket enthusiasts and inventors began to appear in almost every country. Some people thought these early rocket pioneers were geniuses, and others thought they were crazy. Claude Ruggi... More

Early Rockets, NASA history collection

Early Rockets, NASA history collection

Sir William Congreve developed a rocket with a range of about 9,000 feet. The incendiary rocket used black powder, an iron case, and a 16-foot guide stick. In 1806, British used Congreve rockets to attack Napol... More

Early Rockets, NASA history collection

Early Rockets, NASA history collection

The British fired Congreve rockets against the United States in the War of 1812. As a result Francis Scott Key coined the phrase the "rocket's red glare." Congreve had used a 16-foot guide stick to help stabili... More

Early Rockets, NASA history collection

Early Rockets, NASA history collection

During the early introduction of rockets to Europe, they were used only as weapons. Enemy troops in India repulsed the British with rockets. Later, in Britain, Sir William Congreve developed a rocket that could... More

Early Rockets, NASA history collection

Early Rockets, NASA history collection

As far back as 1821, sailors hunted whales using rocket-propelled harpoons. These rocket harpoons were launched from a shoulder-held tube equipped with a circular black shield.

S08-50-1849 - STS-008 - Earth observations taken during STS-8 mission

S08-50-1849 - STS-008 - Earth observations taken during STS-8 mission

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observations taken during the STS-8 mission from the space shuttle Challenger. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE) STS-8 Categories:... More

AST-22-1850 - Apollo Soyuz Test Project - Apollo Soyuz Test Project, Out of Focus, Black Sea

AST-22-1850 - Apollo Soyuz Test Project - Apollo Soyuz Test Project, O...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo Soyuz Test Project (ASTP),Out of Focus,Black Sea. Image taken on Revolution 135. Original Film Magazine: CX-13,Laboratory Roll 22; Camera Data: Hass... More

S08-50-1860 - STS-008 - Earth observations taken during STS-8 mission

S08-50-1860 - STS-008 - Earth observations taken during STS-8 mission

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observations taken during the STS-8 mission from the space shuttle Challenger. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE) STS-8 Categories:... More

Leader Led Workshop - HQ Visit. Public domain image, NASA.

Leader Led Workshop - HQ Visit. Public domain image, NASA.

Leader Led Workshop - HQ Visit NASA Identifier: C-2004-1861

Hispanic Recognition Ceremony, NASA history collection

Hispanic Recognition Ceremony, NASA history collection

Hispanic Recognition Ceremony NASA Identifier: C-2006-1861

STS100-716-106 - STS-100 - Earth observation image of Charleston, South Carolina taken during STS-100

STS100-716-106 - STS-100 - Earth observation image of Charleston, Sout...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observation image of Charleston, South Carolina taken during the STS-100 mission from Endeavour, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 105. Subject Terms: Earth O... More

MICROGRAVITY ANALYSIS SOFTWARE SYSTEM - MASS - TEAM PHOTO

MICROGRAVITY ANALYSIS SOFTWARE SYSTEM - MASS - TEAM PHOTO

MICROGRAVITY ANALYSIS SOFTWARE SYSTEM - MASS - TEAM PHOTO NASA Identifier: C-2002-1862

NASA MOTION PICTURE STUDIO SETUP - Glenn Research Center History

NASA MOTION PICTURE STUDIO SETUP - Glenn Research Center History

MOTION PICTURE STUDIO SETUP NASA Identifier: C-1965-1866

Visit by Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Committee on Science U.S. House of Representatives to NASA Glenn Research Center on September 25, 2006

Visit by Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Committ...

Visit by Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Committee on Science U.S. House of Representatives to NASA Glenn Research Center on September 25, 2006 NASA Identifier: C-2006-1866

VISIT OF MEMPHIS BELLE BOMBER. Public domain image, NASA.

VISIT OF MEMPHIS BELLE BOMBER. Public domain image, NASA.

VISIT OF MEMPHIS BELLE BOMBER NASA Identifier: C-1943-1866 Public domain photograph of NASA experimental aircraft, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Ares I Segment Moving Operations

Ares I Segment Moving Operations

Ares I Segment Moving Operations NASA Identifier: C-2007-1866 Public domain photograph of NASA research facility, experimental engineering design, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Presentation of NASA Peer Award

Presentation of NASA Peer Award

Presentation of NASA Peer Award NASA Identifier: C-2004-1866

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING NASA Identifier: C-2002-1866

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING NASA Identifier: C-2002-1867

Sonic boom transport model, NASA history collection

Sonic boom transport model, NASA history collection

.005 inch x 1 inch sonic boom transport scale model. NASA Identifier: L61-1868

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING NASA Identifier: C-2002-1868

Presentation of NASA Peer Award

Presentation of NASA Peer Award

Presentation of NASA Peer Award NASA Identifier: C-2004-1868

Visit by Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Committee on Science U.S. House of Representatives to NASA Glenn Research Center on September 25, 2006

Visit by Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Committ...

Visit by Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Committee on Science U.S. House of Representatives to NASA Glenn Research Center on September 25, 2006 NASA Identifier: C-2006-1871

Visit by Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Committee on Science U.S. House of Representatives to NASA Glenn Research Center on September 25, 2006

Visit by Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Committ...

Visit by Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Committee on Science U.S. House of Representatives to NASA Glenn Research Center on September 25, 2006 NASA Identifier: C-2006-1872

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING NASA Identifier: C-2002-1872

Ares I Segment Moving Operations

Ares I Segment Moving Operations

Ares I Segment Moving Operations NASA Identifier: C-2007-1872

AST-22-1872 - Apollo Soyuz Test Project - Apollo Soyuz Test Project, Out of Focus, Underexposed

AST-22-1872 - Apollo Soyuz Test Project - Apollo Soyuz Test Project, O...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo Soyuz Test Project (ASTP),Out of Focus,Underexposed. Image taken on Revolution 135. Original Film Magazine: CX-13,Laboratory Roll 22; Camera Data: H... More

VISIT OF MEMPHIS BELLE BOMBER. Public domain image, NASA.

VISIT OF MEMPHIS BELLE BOMBER. Public domain image, NASA.

VISIT OF MEMPHIS BELLE BOMBER NASA Identifier: C-1943-1872 Public domain photograph of NASA experimental aircraft, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING NASA Identifier: C-2002-1873

Visit by Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Committee on Science U.S. House of Representatives to NASA Glenn Research Center on September 25, 2006

Visit by Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Committ...

Visit by Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Committee on Science U.S. House of Representatives to NASA Glenn Research Center on September 25, 2006 NASA Identifier: C-2006-1873

Ares I Segment Moving Operations

Ares I Segment Moving Operations

Ares I Segment Moving Operations NASA Identifier: C-2007-1873

2007 Thunderbirds Aircraft, F-16 Fighting Falcon

2007 Thunderbirds Aircraft, F-16 Fighting Falcon

2007 Thunderbirds Aircraft, F-16 Fighting Falcon NASA Identifier: C-2007-1874

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING NASA Identifier: C-2002-1874

Visit by Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Committee on Science U.S. House of Representatives to NASA Glenn Research Center on September 25, 2006

Visit by Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Committ...

Visit by Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Committee on Science U.S. House of Representatives to NASA Glenn Research Center on September 25, 2006 NASA Identifier: C-2006-1874

2007 Thunderbirds Aircraft, F-16 Fighting Falcon

2007 Thunderbirds Aircraft, F-16 Fighting Falcon

2007 Thunderbirds Aircraft, F-16 Fighting Falcon NASA Identifier: C-2007-1875

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING NASA Identifier: C-2002-1875

NTSB Portable Electronic Device (PED) study

NTSB Portable Electronic Device (PED) study

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Portable Electronic Device (PED) study. Chamber B Fuel Quantity Indication System (FQIS) installation. Photographed in building 1220, room 144B. NASA Identifier: L99-1876

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING

WE FREEZE TO PLEASE - BOOK SIGNING NASA Identifier: C-2002-1876

VISIT OF MEMPHIS BELLE BOMBER. Public domain image, NASA.

VISIT OF MEMPHIS BELLE BOMBER. Public domain image, NASA.

VISIT OF MEMPHIS BELLE BOMBER NASA Identifier: C-1943-1876 Public domain photograph of NASA experimental aircraft, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

NTSB Portable Electronic Device (PED) study

NTSB Portable Electronic Device (PED) study

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Portable Electronic Device (PED) study. Chamber B Fuel Quantity Indication System (FQIS) installation. Photographed in building 1220, room 144B. NASA Identifier: L99-1876

Evolution of the Airfoil, NASA history collection

Evolution of the Airfoil, NASA history collection

Description The historical evolution of airfoil sections, 1908-1944. The last two shapes are low-drag sections designed to have laminar flow over 60 to 70 percent of chord on both the upper and lower surface...... More

Miscellaneous: EC03-0163-16 The mural was created...

Miscellaneous: EC03-0163-16 The mural was created...

EC03-0163-16 The mural was created to celebrate the achievements of Wilbur and Orville Wright and to commemorate a century of powered flight. Central to the composition is the 1903 Wright Flyer. ''On Dec. 17, 1... More

1902 Wright Brothers' Glider Tests

1902 Wright Brothers' Glider Tests

(October 10, 1902) Historic photo of the Wright brothers' third test glider being launched at Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, on October 10, 1902. Wilbur Wright is at the controls, Orville Wright is at left, ... More

S08-37-1902 - STS-008 - Earth observations taken during STS-8 mission

S08-37-1902 - STS-008 - Earth observations taken during STS-8 mission

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observations taken during the STS-8 mission from the space shuttle Challenger. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE) STS-8 Categories:... More

The Langley Aerodrome, NASA history collection

The Langley Aerodrome, NASA history collection

L90-4341: "The Langley Aerodrome, brainchild of a group led by Samuel Langley. Shortly after this photo was taken, the December 8, 1903, manned tests of the Aerodrome ended abruptly in failure, as it fell into ... More

Langley, NASA history collection, NASA history collection

Langley, NASA history collection, NASA history collection

Samuel Pierpont Langley (1834 - 1906) and Charles M. Manly (left) chief mechanic and pilot on board the houseboat which served to launch Langley's Aerodrome aircraft over the Potomac River in 1903. NASA Identif... More

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