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  1. Great resource photos

    Here's a detailed virtual view of the Space Shuttles: http://nasatech.net/SpaceShuttle/
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    Here's a virtual view of the Space Shuttles: http://nasatech.net/SpaceShuttle/
  3. HERE'S A DETAILED VIRTUAL VIEW OF THE SHUTTLES: http://nasatech.net/SpaceShuttle
  4. When the S1/S2 separation occurs, within a couple of seconds the cold gas (pressurized nitrogen) RCS fires up to rotate the booster ~180°, orienting the engines into the direction of travel for the boostback burn. On exceptionally clear days you can see the nitrogen plume (it's quite extensive and fleeting as it warms up in the sunlight) from the RCS. While there could be a nitrogen gas contamination issue because of the proximity of the separated vehicles, I wonder if that is the case because the payload is still in its fairing and environmentally isolated.
  5. TESS clears the catenary lightning wires on Pad 40 as it begins NASA's Planet Hunter mission. http://nasatech.net/ntTESS_PAGE.html
  6. AFSPC-11 Launch

    The United Launch Alliance, a 50/50 business relationship by defense contractors Boeing and Lockheed, successfully launched the AFSPC-11 classified communication satellite for the Air Force. The Atlas 5-551 is the most powerful Atlas variant with a sea level thrust off the pad of 2.4 million pounds. The Atlas 5-551 vehicle consists of a 5-meter diameter fairing, five AJ-60A solid-fueled boosters and a single engined Centaur upper stage. http://nasatech.net/ntAFSPC-11_PAGE.html Next up, the launch of NASA's TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) on a SpaceX Falcon 9 Full Thrust block 4 booster. http://nasatech.net/ntTESS_PAGE.html

    Here's the Collings Foundation's two Mustangs, 'Betty Jane', a 'C' model razorback and 'Toulouse Nuts', a new 'D' model. http://vintagetin.net/P-51BettyJane/ http://vintagetin.net/TP-51DToulouse/
  8. Cockpit 360 views

    No one cares that you got knocked down 99 times. They care that you got back up 100.
  9. Cockpit 360 views

    Over 50 aircraft and spacecraft hi-res virtual tours. http://vintagetin.net
  10. Aircraft & Vehicle Picture Resource Links

    Here are detailed, high-resolution spherical panoramic views of over 50 vintage aircraft and spacecraft; some are historically significant vehicles. http://vintagetin.net Here's a site with almost every launch, landing, test, clean room views, probes and manned vehicles that was launched or processed through Kennedy Space Center or the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station from 2000 on. http://nasatech.net
  11. Beechcraft AT-11 Kansan

    Here's a detailed virtual view of the WWII bombardier and gunnery trainer for the bombers of the era. http://vintagetin.net/AT-11Kansan/
  12. Here's a detailed virtual view of the Collings Foundation's B-24J, 'Witchcraft'. It's the only combat-configured B-24 still flying. http://vintagetin.net/B-24Witchcraft/J/
  13. Sikorsky UH-19 Chickasaw

    Here's a detailed virtual view of the Air Force's rescue chopper from the early 50's. http://vintagetin.net/UH-19Chickasaw/
  14. It's about FAC'n time

    Here's an OV-10 Bronco detailed to the State Dept for drug interdiction. http://vintagetin.net/OV-10DBronco/
  15. Canberra Parking

    Here's a virtual view of an historic Canberra that participated in Operation Robin in 1953 http://vintagetin.net/Canberra/