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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.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
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