SP-4308 SPACEFLIGHT REVOLUTION

 

Illustrations

 

pii. Earth as photographed by Lunar Orbiter 1, 1966.
p3. Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1958.
p5. Map of Tidewater Virginia, 1930s.
p6. Floyd L. Thompson.
p6. Langley Aircraft Manufacturers' Conference, 1934.
p8. NACA Main Committee, 1929.
p9. Henry J. E. Reid, Vannevar Bush, and George W. Lewis.
p11. George W. Lewis and Hugh L. Dryden.
p13. T. Keith Glennan, 1958.
p14. T. Keith Glennan and Henry J. E. Reid, 1959.
p16. NACA test pilot Paul King, 1925.
p18. Variable-Density Wind Tunnel, 1922.
p18. Bell P-59 Peashooter in Full-Scale Tunnel, 1944.
p21. Swallow arrow-wing model in 16-Foot Transonic Tunnel, 1959.
p21. X-15 model in 7 x 10-Foot High-Speed Tunnel, 1958.
p25. Aerial photo of Langley, 1950.
p29. Mercury exhibit at NASA's First Anniversary Inspection, 1959.
p29. Ira H. Abbott and Henry Reid, 1959.
p29. T. Keith Glennan and Floyd L. Thompson, 1959.
p31. Walter Bonney and T. Keith Glennan, 1959.
p32. Full-size mock-up of the X-15, 1959.
p35. John Stack and Axel Mattson.
p36. Goddard's exhibit at NASA's First Anniversary Inspection,1959 .
p38. Robert R. Gilruth.
p39. Diagram of Mercury mission concept.
p40. The Mercury astronauts.
p44. Molded couches for Mercury capsule.
p44. Diagram of Mercury capsule.
p45. John Glenn inside Mercury capsule.
p46. John Glenn and Annie Castor Glenn, 1959.
p48. Little Joe capsules constructed in Langley shops.
p48. Little Joe on the launchpad at Wallops Island.
p49. Little Joe blasting off from Wallops Island, 1959.
p49. Little Joe capsule recovered at sea.
p61. Model of Mercury capsule in Full-Scale Tunnel, 1959.
p61. Model of Mercury capsule in 7 x 10-Foot High-Speed Tunnel,1959.
p62. Model of Redstone booster in the Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel, 1959.
p62. Impact studies of Mercury capsule in the Back River, 1960.
p67. George Barry Graves, Jr.
p68. Layout of Project Mercury tracking site.
p78. John A. "Shorty" Powers, 1962.
p78. Walter M. Schirra, 1962.
p79. Robert R. Gilruth and the mayor of Newport News, 1962.
p79. John Glenn and his wife, Annie, 1962.
p83. Floyd L. Thompson, 1963.
p84. Floyd L. Thompson, James E. Webb, and John F. Victory.
p87. Langley organization chart, 1962.
p88. Clinton E. Brown, Eugene C. Draley, and Laurence K. Loftin, Jr.
p90. Langley's top staff members greet Raymond Bisplinghoff.
p95. Aerial view of the Full-Scale Tunnel and Tank No. 1, 1959.
p96. X-20 Dyna-Soar model in Tank No. 2, 1961.
p97. Aeronautics and Space Work as Percentages of Langley's Total Effort, 1957-1965, table.
p99. John Stack, 1959.
p100. Scale model of the General Dynamics F-111A.
p101. Model of SCAT 15F in Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel.
p103. Number of Paid Employees at NASA Langley, 1952-1966, graph.
p103. Paid Employees at NASA Langley as Percentage of NASA Total,1958-1968, graph.
p105. Kitty O'Brien-Joyner, 1964.
p105. Langley's women scientists, 1959.
p111. Langley's computer complex, 1959.
p117. Scale model of WS-110A in 7 x 10-Foot High-Speed Tunnel.
p124. Schematic drawings of the Van Allen radiation belts.
p128. John V. Becker, 1961.
p128. The Continuous-Flow Hypersonic Tunnel.
p129. Macon C. Ellis, 1962.
p131. Paul W. Huber and Marc Feix.
p134. Philip Brockman and the MPD-arc plasma accelerator, 1964.
p136. George P. Wood, 1962.
p136. The accelerator section of the 20-megawatt plasma accelerator facility .
p137. Charlie Diggs and an early version of a Hall-current plasma accelerator
p137. Langley's Hall-current plasma accelerator, 1965.
p139. Robert V. Hess, 1962.
p141. Langley's cyanogen burner.
p151. Concept for a Mars landing vehicle.
p155. Failed deployment of Echo test.
p157. William J. O'Sullivan and his family, 1961.
p168. 30-inch Sub-Satellite.
p168. Heat test of 30-inch Sub-Satellite .
p171. Jesse Mitchell, 1958.
p174. Folded Beacon satellite.
p174. William J. O'Sullivan and the Beacon satellite.
p175. William J. O'Sullivan, 1958.
p175. Walter Bressette and prototype of the satelloon.
p181. Echo I container.
p182. Inflation of Echo I in Weeksville, N.C.
p183. Edwin Kilgore and Norman Crabill.
p183. The Echo I team and inflated Echo I.
p184. Will Taub and James Miller assembling Shotput launch vehicle.
p184. Shotput ready for launch .
p192. Explorer 24.
p193. Pageos satelloon.
p201. Scout on launchpad, Wallops Island.
p203. James R. Hall, 1961.
p204. LTV Scout team, 1967.
p206. Spectators at Wallops Island rocket launch.
p207. The first Scout launch, 1 July 1960.
p208. Scout launch control building, Wallops.
p208. Scout control room, Wallops.
p211. Eugene D. Schult, 1963.
p212. Scout launch, 30 June 1961.
p213. Scout launch, 1 March 1962.
p213. Launchpad damaged by Scout, 20 July 1963.
p214. Vought Astronautics technicians assemble Scout.
p218. San Marco launch operation.
p218. San Marco's floating platform.
p225. Committees Reviewing Lunar Landing Modes, table.
p227. Clinton E. Brown, William H. Michael, Jr., and Arthur Vogeley, 1989 .
p229. John D. Bird, 1962.
p229. Sketch "To the Moon with C-l's or Bust" .
p234. Houbolt's Early Crusades, table.
p240. Houbolt's Later Crusades, table.
p243. Early version of a lunar excursion module.
p244. John C. Houbolt, 1962.
p247. John C. Houbolt explaining lunar-orbit rendezvous scheme.
p254. Viewgraph comparing the propulsion steps of the three lunar mission modes.
p256. Comparative sizes of manned mission rockets.
p256. Comparison of lander sizes.
p259. George M. Low.
p264. Wernher von Braun at Langley.
p266. Life magazine cover featuring the lunar excursion module.
p266. Rejected Life cover of John C. Houbolt.
p273. 75-foot-diameter rotating hexagon.
p275. Paul R. Hill and Robert Osborne, 1962.
p278. Rene Berglund, 1962.
p278. Early space station configurations.
p279. Inflation of the full-scale model of the inflatable torus.
p279. Floyd L. Thompson, James Webb, and T. Melvin Butler with the 24-foot inflatable torus.
p280. 24-foot inflatable torus.
p282. 10-foot-diameter scale model of torus.
p282. Zero gravity mock-up of the 24-foot-diameter torus.
p284. Drawing of winning rotating hexagonal configuration.
p284. Model of rotating hexagon assembled and collapsed.
p296. Douglas MORL baseline configuration.
p296. Cross section of interior of Douglas MORL.
p298. MORL illustration from Douglas manual.
p299. Test of space station portal air lock.
p300. William N. Gardner explains model of the MORL.
p302. MORL-Saturn IB model in 8-Foot Transonic Tunnel.
p303. Otto Trout, 1966.
p304. Integrative Life Support System arrives at Langley.
p304. Integrative Life Support System in Building 1250.
p308. William N. Gardner, 1966.
p314. Lunar Orbiter above the lunar surface.
p317. Associate Director Charles J. Donlan.
p318. Structural dynamics testing for lunar landing.
p318. Lunar Orbiter III photo of Kepler crater.
p323. Israel Taback and Clifford H. Nelson, 1964.
p329. Eastman Kodak dual-imaging camera system.
p330. Lee R. Scherer.
p331. Signing of the Lunar Orbiter contract, 1964.
p333. Clifford H. Nelson and James S. Martin.
p337. Floyd L. Thompson and George Mueller, 1966.
p337. The Lunar Orbiter area of interest.
p340. Typical flight sequence of Lunar Orbiter.
p343. Lunar Orbiter with labeled components.
p343. Final inspection of Lunar Orbiter I.
p344. Lunar Orbiter I liftoff.
p345. Lunar Orbiter team displays first photo of the earth from deep space.
p347. The dark side of the moon.
p348. The lunar surface, Copernicus crater.
p349. The lunar surface, Tycho crater.
p352. The "Whole Earth" as photographed by Lunar Orbiter V.
p358. Floyd L. Thompson and James E. Webb, 1961.
p361. Axel Mattson, Robert R. Gilruth, Charles Donlan, and Donald Hewes.
p364. Impact tests of the Apollo capsule.
p367. Project Fire wind-tunnel test.
p368. Number of Langley Research Projects Directly Related to Apollo Program, 1962-1968, table.
p372. The Langley Rendezvous and Docking Simulator.
p372. Time-lapse sequence of a docking on the Rendezvous Simulator.
p372. A pilot eyeballing a rendezvous on the simulator.
p374. Donald Hewes and William Hewitt Phillips.
p375. Langley Lunar Landing Research Facility.
p376. Early LEM used with the Lunar Landing Research Facility.
p376. LEM control cab, the Lunar Landing Research Facility.
p376. LEM "in flight" using the Lunar Landing Research Facility.
p377. Time-lapse sequence of an LEM landing using the simulator.
p377. Modeled floor of the Lunar Landing Research Facility.
p378. Walter Cronkite using the Reduced Gravity Walking Simulator.
p380. Lunar Orbit and Letdown Approach Simulator.
p382. Francis and Gertrude Rogallo, 1963.
p382. Test flight of the Parasev.
p386. Parasev in Langley's Full-Scale Tunnel.
p388. Floyd L. Thompson and Thomas O. Paine, 1968.
p390. Gus Grissom in the Rendezvous and Docking Simulator, 1963.
p390. Roger Chaffee using the Reduced Gravity Walking Simulator, 1965 .
p392. Neil Armstrong and the staff of the Lunar Landing Research Facility,1967.
p396. Cortright appointment announced in the Langley Researcher .
p398. Langley old guard welcomes Cortright, 1968.
p399. Edgar M. Cortright, 1970.
p399. Cortright speaks in the Morale Activities building.
p405. Organization of Langley, 1970, chart.
p406. Viking Lander model in Langley wind tunnel, 1970.
p407. View of Mars from Viking Orbiter 1, 1976.
p407. The Viking Lander 2 on the Martian surface, 1976.
p409. John E. Duberg, George M. Low, and Edgar M. Cortright, 1970.
p410. Organization changes announced in the Langley Researcher, 1970.
p416. Model of the Boeing 737 in the Anechoic Antenna Test Facility.
p417. Richard H. Petersen in the National Transonic Facility, 1984.
p417. The National Transonic Facility.


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