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Title
Edwards Base project
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Creator
Goldwater, Jeff
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
1962
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
Title supplied by cataloger.
Six Air Force and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) engineer-pilots are now at Edwards Air Force Base in the Antelope Valley laying the groundwork for the most advanced orbital and re-entry attempt yet - Dyna-Soar. Under way since 1960, the Dyna-Soar project is expected to place a man in orbit, and then return him precisely to any selected spot on earth by mid-1965. Here, Astronaut Capt. William J. Knight stands next to F-104 Fighter used to prepare for Dyna-Soar project. Photograph dated April 16, 1962.
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00131702
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d036_f38_i7
CARL0005537233
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/61980
Subject
United States.--National Aeronautics and Space Administration
United States.--Air Force
Air pilots--United States
X-20 (Space glider)
Astronauts--United States
Starfighter (Fighter plane)
Space vehicles
Edwards Air Force Base (Calif.)
Antelope Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period
1961-1970

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