X-24A & X-24B

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Models Of The X-24A  &  X-24B

10  x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No. 71-H-1071

July 1971

The experimental Air Force X-24A lifting body (bottom model) will be converted to a markedly different shape with a new designation, X-24B (top model).

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

 

 

 

 

 

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X-24A Lifting Body Rollout

10  x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

11 July 1967

X-24A lifting body rollout at Martin Marietta.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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X-24A Lifting Body Rollout  #2

10  x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

11 July 1967

X-24A lifting body rollout at Martin Marietta.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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X-24A Lifting Body Rollout  #3

10  x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

11 July 1967

X-24A lifting body rollout at Martin Marietta.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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X-24A Lifting Body Rollout  #4

10  x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

11 July 1967

X-24A lifting body rollout at Martin Marietta.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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X-24A Research Vehicle

10  x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  70-H-1364

April 1968

This fine 1968 photo shows the bulbous X-24A lifting body research vehicle on the lakebed adjacent to the NASA Flight Research Centre.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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X-24A Research Vehicle

10  x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  E-18769

April 1968

This side-rear view of the X-24A lifting body on the lakebed by the NASA Flight Research Centre shows its control surfaces used for subsonic flight.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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X-24B At Martin Marietta

10  x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  72-H-1442

October 1972

This X-24B lifting body is seen at the Martin Marietta plant in Denver, Colorado, as technicians do some last minuet checks before it was turned over to NASA.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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X-24B At Martin Marietta

10  x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  72-H-1443

October 1972

A wonderful portrait of the X-24B lifting body as seen in the Martin Marietta plant at Denver, Colorado, before it was turned over to NASA.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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X-24B Ready For First Flight

10  x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  72-H-1395

22 October 1972

The X-24B lifting body is unloaded upon its arrival at NASA's Flight Research Centre, where it will begin preparations for its first flight.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sleek X-24B Ready For Flight

10  x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  73-H-646

November 1972

This outstanding photo emphasizes the sleek, futuristic shape of the X-24B as it sits on the lakebed near the NASA Flight Research Center in 1972.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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X-24B During Taxi Test

10  x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  73-H-647

2 July 1973

The X-24B is shown during taxi tests at NASA's Flight Research Centre.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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X-24B First Glide Flight

10  x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  73-H-722

1 August 1973

The delta-shaped X-24B lifting body is seen during its first glide flight with NASA pilot John Manke at the controls.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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X-24B Second Test Flight

10  x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  73-H-873

17 August 1973

The X-24B lifting body is seen during its second glide flight with NASA pilot John Manke at the controls.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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X-24B Second Test Flight #2

10  x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  73-H-869

17 August 1973

The X-24B lifting body is seen during its second glide flight with NASA pilot John Manke at the controls as he glides in for a landing.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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X-24B Second Test Flight Touchdown

10  x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  73-H-870

17 August 1973

The X-24B lifting body is seen about to touchdown during its second glide flight with NASA pilot John Manke at the controls. An F-104 chase plane is in the background.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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X-24B Hard Surface Touchdown

10  x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

August 1975

The X-24 is seen landing on a hard-surface runway at Edwards Air Force Base. A F-104 and T-38 chase planes follow the lifting body aircraft in.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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X-24C-10D New Test Configuration

10  x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.   76-H-332

22 April 1976

Tests with a new configuration of the X-24C, identified as the X-24C-10D, are conducted at Air Force Systems Command's Arnold Engineering Development Center.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SV-5J Jet Powered Version Of The X-24A

10  x  8  Colour Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.   CN-1264

August 1967

A wonderful portrait of the Martin Marietta SV-5J jet-powered version of the X-24A lifting body vehicle.

This very fine late 1970's vintage colour glossy NASA photograph is in near mint condition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SV-5J Jet Powered Version Of The X-24A

10  x  8  Colour Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.   CN-1264

August 1967

This fantastic photo shows a technician dwarfed beside the X-24A in the full-scale wind tunnel at the Langley Research Center.

This very fine late 1970's vintage colour glossy NASA photograph is in near mint condition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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X-24A Lifting Body Vehicle

10  x  8  Colour NASA Photograph

NASA  No.   ECN-2006

April 1968

A photo taken in 1968 of the bulbous X-24A lifting body research vehicle that was parked on the lakebed adjacent to the NASA Flight Research Centre.

This fine NASA reissued colour photograph is in near mint condition.

 

 

 

 

 

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X-24A Lifting Body Vehicle

10  x  8  Colour NASA Photograph

NASA  No.   ECN-4959

April 1968

The X-24B lifting body research team gathers in front of their assorted flight and ground vehicles at NASA's Flight Research Center. The X-24B is in front of the B-52 launch aircraft. Adjacent to the lifting body are NASA communications and telemetry vehicles and an Air Force fire-rescue vehicle at left, while at right are two NASA F-104 chase aircraft and an Air Force helicopter.

This fine NASA reissued colour photograph is in near mint condition.

 

 

 

 

 

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X-24A Lifting Body Vehicle

10  x  8  Colour NASA Photograph

NASA  No.   EC70-2511

April 1968

The X-24A lights its XLR-11 rocket engine and begins its powered flight after being drop launched from its B-52 mothership, seen here with high-altitude contrails streaming from its wings against a piercingly dark blue sky.

This fine NASA reissued colour photograph is in near mint condition.

 

 

 

 

 

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X-24B Landing At Rogers

10  x  8  Colour NASA Photograph

NASA  No.   EC75-4644

July 1975

The X-24B is seen here landing on Rogers Dry Lake at NASA Flight Research Center, Edwards, California.

This fine NASA reissued colour photograph is in near mint condition.

 

 

 

 

 

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X-24B Mockup

10  x  8  Colour Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.   CN-324-73

August 1967

This X-24B mockup at Air Force Flight Dynamics Labs.

This very fine late 1970's vintage colour glossy NASA photograph is in near mint condition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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