Photos: Space capsules under pressure

Photos: Space capsules under pressure

Summary: Models of crew exploration capsules go through the ringer at NASA's Ames Research Center.

TOPICS: Nasa / Space

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  • Wind tunnel model

    A model of NASA Ames' Unitary Plan Wind Tunnels, which were completed in 1956 for $26 million.

  • Nickison with CEV model

    Donald Nickison, chief of the wind tunnel division at the NASA Ames Research Center, talks about the CEV models.

  • Sarver with CEV models

    George Sarver, project manager for the CEV support project, demonstrates the effects of the wind tunnel on the CEV.

Topic: Nasa / Space

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