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Title
Lear rocket test stand
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1956
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated September 24, 1956 reads "Lear Aircraft Engineering Division, Santa Monica, has delivered to Rocketdyne Division of North America Aviation a substantial number of mobile pneumatic and electrical test stands (right) for checking out rocket engines without actually firing the engines. The complexity and high performance characteristics of the rocket engine test stands required Lear's design and construction of a good-sized auxiliary test stand (left) to check them out."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00141636
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d050_f16_i24
CARL0005733290
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/70464
Subject
Lear Jet Corporation
Men--California--Santa Monica
Aerospace industries--United States
Rockets (Aeronautics)--Testing--Equipment
Rocket engines--Testing
Testing laboratories--California--Santa Monica
Automobiles--California--Santa Monica
Santa Monica (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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