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Tension Cone inflatable aerodynamic decelerator rigid force and moment model. Photographed in the Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel - test section 2.
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Tension Cone inflatable aerodynamic decelerator rigid force and moment model. Photographed in the Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel - test section 2.
Topic: Where -- Langley Research Center (LaRC)
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Tension Cone inflatable aerodynamic decelerator rigid force and moment model. Photographed in the Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel - test section 2.
Topic: Where -- Langley Research Center (LaRC)
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Tension Cone inflatable aerodynamic decelerator rigid force and moment model. Photographed in the Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel - test section 2.
Topic: Where -- Langley Research Center (LaRC)
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Tension Cone inflatable aerodynamic decelerator rigid force and moment model. Photographed in the Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel - test section 2.
Topic: Where -- Langley Research Center (LaRC)
Langley Research Center Media Archive
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Image L61-278 is available as an electronic file from the photo lab. See URL. -- Photographed on 09/22/1961. -- 50 foot paraglider model over Plum Tree Island, an old army bombing range near Langley Field. From Barton C. Hacker and James M. Grimwood, On the Shoulders of Titans: A History of Project Gemini (NASA SP-4203, 1977), pp. 18-19. "STG [Space Task Group] was also looking into a more radical approach to controlled spacecraft landing. Between 1945 and 1958, a Langley engineer named...
Topics: PARAGLIDERS., What -- Gemini, What -- Mercury, Where -- Langley Research Center (LaRC), Where --...
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Image L64-7989 is available as an electronic file from the photo lab. See URL. -- Photographed on 08/19/1964. -- Test of Paresev I-A Rogallo research vehicle in the Full Scale wind tunnel. Richard P. Hallion wrote: "The best way to acquire ... experience, of course, was by building and flying a Parawing. Two who actively favored such an approach were center research pilots Neil Armstrong and Milt Thompson. they approached Paul Bikle, who liked the idea, but recognized that both pilots had...
Topics: PARAGLIDERS., Who -- Neil A. Armstrong, Where -- Langley Research Center (LaRC)
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Image L61-4703 is available as an electronic file from the photo lab. See URL. -- Photographed on 07/10/1961. -- Test of paraglider in the 300 mph 7x10 foot wind tunnel. -- Published in James R. Hansen, Spaceflight Revolution: NASA Langley Research Center From Sputnik to Apollo, (Washington: NASA, 1995), pp. 380-387.
Topics: PARAGLIDERS., Where -- Langley Research Center (LaRC), Where -- Washington
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Image L61-7188 is available as an electronic file from the photo lab. See URL. -- Photographed on 10/01/1961. -- Test of paraglider in 300 mph 7x10 foot wind tunnel. -- Published in James R. Hansen, Spaceflight Revolution: NASA Langley Research Center From Sputnik to Apollo, (Washington: NASA, 1995), pp. 380-387.
Topics: Where -- Langley Research Center (LaRC), Where -- Washington
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Image 65-7766 is available as an electronic file from the photo lab. See URL. -- Photographed on 10/27/1965. -- Langley researchers layout of a 60 foot paraglider concept. -- Published in James R. Hansen, Spaceflight Revolution: NASA Langley Research Center From Sputnik to Apollo, (Washington: NASA, 1995), pp. 380-387.
Topics: PARAGLIDERS., Where -- Langley Research Center (LaRC), Where -- Washington
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Image L61-1734 is available as an electronic file from the photo lab. See URL. -- Photographed on 03/04/1961. -- Wind Tunnel test of paraglider concept. -- Published in James R. Hansen, Spaceflight Revolution: NASA Langley Research Center From Sputnik to Apollo, (Washington: NASA, 1995), pp. 380-387.
Topics: PARAGLIDERS., Where -- Langley Research Center (LaRC), Where -- Washington
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Image L62-1681 is available as an electronic file from the photo lab. See URL. -- Test of paraglider in 300 mph 7x10 foot wind tunnel. -- Published in James R. Hansen, Spaceflight Revolution: NASA Langley Research Center From Sputnik to Apollo, (Washington: NASA, 1995), pp. 380-387.
Topics: Where -- Langley Research Center (LaRC), Where -- Washington
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Photographed on 10/05/1961. -- Display of inflated full-scale Paraglider concept model at annual inspection. -- Published in James R. Hansen, Spaceflight Revolution: NASA Langley Research Center From Sputnik to Apollo, (Washington: NASA, 1995), pp. 380-387.
Topics: PARAGLIDERS., Where -- Langley Research Center (LaRC), Where -- Washington