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Early Boilerplate Drop Test

"Bouncing Betty"

10 x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.   S-62-8097

8 November 1962

Landing rockets installed in the boilerplate of a Mercury-Type Spacecraft are ignited about 6-1/2 feet off the ground during a test drop conducted at Gary Army Air Field on 8 Nov. 1962. The spacecraft was dropped to test and demonstrate a system for soft landing of a spacecraft, and was conducted by the Manned Spacecraft Center, Landing and Impact Systems Section of the Systems and Evaluation Development Division of NASA.

This fine vintage NASA glossy photo is in good to very good condition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Early Boilerplate Drop Test #2

"Bouncing Betty"

10 x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.   S-62-8096

8 November 1962

Manned Spacecraft Center personnel from the Landing and Impact Systems Section of the Systems and Evaluation Development Division of NASA inspect the Mercury-type spacecraft that was dripped at Gary Army Air Field on 8 Nov. 1962. The spacecraft was dropped to test and demonstrate a system for soft landing of a spacecraft,

This fine vintage NASA glossy photo is in good to very good condition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Early Boilerplate Drop Test #3

"Bouncing Betty"

10 x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.   S-62-8095

8 November 1962

Manned Spacecraft Center personnel from the Landing and Impact Systems Section of the Systems and Evaluation Development Division of NASA inspect the Mercury-type spacecraft that was dripped at Gary Army Air Field on 8 Nov. 1962. The spacecraft was dropped to test and demonstrate a system for soft landing of a spacecraft,

This fine vintage NASA glossy photo is in good to very good condition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Early Boilerplate Drop Test

10 x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

Circa 1962/63

A early Command Module Boilerplate has just been dropped in the water basin at the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston during Drop Test to see how the CM would react during splashdown.

This fine vintage NASA glossy photo is in good condition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Apollo Boilerplate Floatation Test

10 x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

2 August 1963

Apollo Boilerplate has just been dropped into the water in Galveston Bay during Apollo CM floatation tests.

This fine vintage NASA glossy photograph is in near mint condition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Apollo Boilerplate Floatation Test #2

10 x 8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

2 August 1963

Following the above photograph the Apollo Boilerplate has righted its self after it was dropped into the water in Galveston Bay during Apollo CM floatation tests.

This fine vintage NASA glossy photograph is in near mint condition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Apollo CSM Mock Ups Production

10 x 8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

1 April 1963

Full scale wooden mock ups of the Apollo Command and Service modules are used for flight simulation studies by North American Space Division engineers. The mock ups save time and expense in making changes as design progresses.

This vintage glossy NASA photograph is in very good condition. VG+

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Apollo Boilerplate Production

10 x 8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

12 August 1963

Two Apollo Production Spacecrafts (Boilerplates) are seen under construction at North American's Space and Information Systems Division at Downey, Calf. 

Boilerplates are engineering test vehicles used for predevelopment test.

This vintage glossy photograph is in very good condition and the NAA press release folds down face up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Boilerplate No. 13 Arrives at KSC

10 x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

February 1964

Arrival of Boilerplate No. 13 is seen on KSC's skid strip. SA-6 will be the first test flight of the Apollo Saturn with a configuration of spacecraft (BP-13) that includes a Command Module, Service Module, Adapter Section and Launch Escape System.

This fine vintage NASA glossy photo is in good condition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Boilerplate #26 Close Up

10 x 8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

13 August 1964

NASA No.  108-KSC-64C-3575

A close up  view of Apollo Boiler Plate Command Module No. 26 uncovered and ready for inspection in Hanger AF. BP-26 was used in the SA-8 Mission.

This fine vintage NASA glossy photographs is in near mint condition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Boilerplate #16 Close Up

10 x 8  B/W NASA Glossy Photograph

13 August 1964

NASA No.  108-KSC-64-5412

A close up  view of Apollo Boiler Plate Command Module No. 16 on work stand in Hanger AF. BP-16 was used in the SA-9 Mission A-103 Flight.

This fine vintage NASA glossy photographs is in near mint condition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Apollo Spacecraft Inner Crew Compartment

10 x 8  Black & White Glossy Photograph

16 August 1965

Apollo Spacecraft inner crew compartments are placed on specially designed trim and weld machine. 

This vintage glossy photograph is in very good condition and the NAA press release folds down face up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Command Module Inner Crew Compartment

10 x 8  Black & White Glossy Photograph

19 January 1965

Inner crew compartment of the Apollo spacecraft is seen being assembled.  

This vintage glossy photograph is in very good condition and the NAA press release folds down face up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Apollo S/C #008 In Chamber A

10  x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  S-66-39821

July 1966

A wonderful view of the Command & Service Modules of Apollo Spacecraft (S/C) #008 as its being prepared for extensive manned and unmanned testing in Vacuum Chamber A inside the Space Environment Simulation Facility in Building 32 at MSC.

This fine vintage NASA glossy photograph is in poor condition as a very small chip in the gloss can be seen  in the centre near the bottom border. A nice colour photograph well worth having as its printed on 'A Kodak Paper'.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Spacecraft #008 In Altitude Chamber A

10  x  8  Colour Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  S-66-7226

July 1966

SC 008 is seen in Altitude Chamber A for manned and unmanned in-flight simulations.

This very fine vintage NASA glossy presentation photograph is in near mint condition and printed on heavy 'A Kodak Paper'.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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AS-201 Lift Off #2

10  x  8  Colour Glossy NASA Photograph

26 February 1966

Apollo/Saturn 201 with spacecraft #009 is launched from the Kennedy Space Centre's Launch Complex 34 at 11:12 a.m., February 26, 1966. The instrumented Apollo - command and service modules and a spacecraft LEM adapter - was successfully launched on the unmanned sub-orbital mission by the Saturn 1B to check spacecraft launch vehicle mechanical compatibility and to test the spacecraft heat shield in a high-velocity re-entry mode.

This fine vintage NASA colour glossy photograph is in very good condition and printed on heavy 'A Kodak Paper'.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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First Unmanned Apollo Spacecraft Recovery

10 x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  66-H-188

26 February 1966

Apollo/Saturn 201 with spacecraft #009 is launched from the Kennedy Space Centre's Launch Complex 34 at 11:12 a.m., February 26, 1966. The instrumented Apollo - command and service modules and a spacecraft LEM adapter - was successfully launched on the unmanned sub-orbital mission by the Saturn 1B to check spacecraft launch vehicle mechanical compatibility and to test the spacecraft heat shield in a high-velocity re-entry mode.

Frogmen from the USS Boxer are preparing the 45,900 pound spacecraft for recovery. All test and objectives were achieved on this first fully operational Apollo spacecraft.

This fine vintage NASA glossy photograph is in very good condition.

 

 

 

 

 

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Apollo Spacecraft 011 In Altitude Chamber

10 x 8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  S-66-34644

12 May 1966

Apollo Spacecraft 011 command and Service Modules are being installed in altitude chamber in the Manned Spacecraft Operations Building. S/C 011 is being checked out and made ready for the Apollo Saturn Mission 202 scheduled for the summer of 1966. AS-202, an unmanned sub-orbital mission, will be launched by a Saturn 1B to test spacecraft-launch vehicle compatibility, and to check spacecraft systems.

This fine vintage glossy photograph  is in very good condition, near mint.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Apollo Spacecraft Water Egress Testing #2

10  x  8  Colour Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  S-66-55668

1966

Apollo Spacecraft is use to simulate splashdown conditions to check out water egress and recovery techniques in the Gulf of Mexico.

This very fine vintage NASA glossy photograph is in near mint condition. Printed on heavy 'A Kodak Paper'.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Apollo Spacecraft Water Training

10 x 8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  S-66-34294

1966

MSC test personnel from the Landing and Recovery Division at the Manned Spacecraft Centre are using a Apollo boilerplate Command Module during ingress and egress procedures training in a water tank at the NASA Manned Spacecraft Centre in Houston.

This fine vintage NASA glossy photograph is in mint condition or would be if someone did not write on the border.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Apollo Spacecraft Recovery Training

10  x  8  Colour Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  S-66-23495

1966

The U.S. Navy is seen during training for Apollo spacecraft recovery techniques in the Gulf of Mexico using a Apollo spacecraft mock-up.

This very fine vintage NASA glossy photograph is in near mint condition. Printed on heavy 'A Kodak Paper'.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Apollo Spacecraft Recovery Training #2

10  x  8  Colour Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  S-66-23494

1966

The U.S. Navy is seen during training for Apollo spacecraft recovery techniques in the Gulf of Mexico using a Apollo spacecraft mock-up.

One of the many NASA photos that was printed upside down.

This very fine vintage NASA glossy photograph is in near mint condition. Printed on heavy 'A Kodak Paper'.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Apollo Donn Eisele Spacesuit Fit Check

10  x  8  Colour Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No. S-67-38962

1967

Astronaut Donn Eisele is seen in a Apollo spacecraft during fit checks in the new type Apollo spacesuit at MSC.

This fine vintage NASA colour glossy photograph is in mint condition and printed on heavy 'A Kodak Paper'.

 

 

 

 

 

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Command Module Unified Hatch

10  x  8  Colour Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  S-67-4466

1967

The completed Unified Hatch is seen in place on the 2TV-1 test Spacecraft.

This fine vintage NASA glossy photo is in near mint condition. It is printed on heavy 'A Kodak Paper'.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Apollo Boilerplate 29 Recovery Tests

10 x 8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  S-68-23154

21 February 1968

Apollo Boilerplate #29 is seen being used for up-righting and post landing verification tests in the Gulf of Mexico.

This fine vintage NASA glossy photograph is in near mint condition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Apollo Boilerplate 1102 Testing

10 x 8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  S-68-22145

15 February 1968

A test person from the Landing and Recovery Division at the Manned Spacecraft Centre is placing a life raft from the hatch of the Apollo boilerplate Command Module BP-1102 during ingress and egress procedures training in a water tank at the NASA Manned Spacecraft Centre in Houston. This was done in support of CM-007-A tests (full scale test of the seaworthiness of the command module in the Gulf of Mexico).

This fine vintage NASA glossy photograph is in near mint condition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Apollo Boilerplate 1102 Testing At MSC

10 x 8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  S-68-22395

12 May 1968

A test person from the Landing and Recovery Division at the Manned Spacecraft Centre is entering Apollo boilerplate Command Module BP-1102 during ingress and egress procedures training in a water tank at the NASA Manned Spacecraft Centre in Houston, Texas. This was done in support of CM-007-A tests (full scale test of the seaworthiness of the command module in the Gulf of Mexico).

This fine vintage NASA glossy photograph is in very good condition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Apollo Boilerplate 1102 Testing At MSC #2

10 x 8  Colour Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  S-68-22401

12 May 1968

A test person from the Landing and Recovery Division at the Manned Spacecraft Centre is entering Apollo boilerplate Command Module BP-1102 during ingress and egress procedures training in a water tank at the NASA Manned Spacecraft Centre in Houston, Texas. This was done in support of CM-007A tests (full scale test of the seaworthiness of the command module in the Gulf of Mexico).

This fine vintage NASA colour glossy photograph is in near mint condition. Printed on 'A Kodak Paper'

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Apollo Spacecraft Recovery

10 x 8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  108-KSC-69P-144

5 March 1969

Pararescuemen from the USS Guadalcanal practice inflating a flotation collar around a Apollo spacecraft mock-up in preparation for recovery of the Apollo 9 Astronauts.

This vintage glossy photograph is in very good condition, near mint.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Space Environment Simulator At MSC

10 x 8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  NO.   70-H-705

23 April 1970

A fine view inside Building 32 at MSC of the Space Environment Simulation Laboratory showing Chamber B in the background.

This fine vintage glossy NASA photograph is in good to very good condition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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