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Rocketing into a mailbox in the early 1960s, this postcard shows the Echo 1A satellite atop a Thor-Delta launch vehicle. Echo 1A launched on August 12, 1960, and was the first successful launch of the Echo program. A previous launch attempt in May saw the vehicle crash into the Atlantic ocean when the control jets on the Delta second stage failed to ignite. Project Echo aimed to demonstrate ...

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QF-4E Phantom II
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Phriday! QF-4E Phantom II http://bit.ly/1haqZxU USAF Heritage Flight McDonell Douglas QF-4E Phantom II 74-1652/TD 82nd Aerial Target Squadron, 53rd Weapons Evalution Group Photographed at the Joint Services Open House 2006, Andrews AFB, Maryland. #usaf  #aviation  #aviationphotography  #canon  #phantom

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Convair F-102 Delta Dagger

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317AG, 40th AS, Dyess AFB C-130H1 2001-2007

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This image shows a plastic 1/48-scale model of an F-18 aircraft inside the “Water Tunnel” more formally known as the NASA Dryden Flow Visualization Facility.

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