Working in Space

Shuttle Program at Astronautix

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DC-3

Shuttle Program at Astronautix

Shuttle DC-3 at Astronautix

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Herbert Winthrop

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Deploying a Space Tug

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X-20 by George Mathis

330-PSA-279-62 (USAF 167026): Artwork by George Mathis of how the Air Force Titan III Standard Launch Vehicle may look boosting the United States Air Force X-20 (Dyna-Soar) into orbit, August 1962.

X-20 Dyno-Soar at Astronautix

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Image source: National Museum of U.S. Navy

Assembly & Launch

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Artist’s Rendering

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S70-26310

Just to illustrate just how utterly massive the R-134B would have been, take a look at this illustration from a report written by Jack Swigert for The Society of Experimental Test Pilots:

Shuttle Program at Astronautix

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Apollo4Ever

Massachusetts Institute of Technology