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Lunar Landing Research Vehicle—the images

20 April 2016

 

Lunar Landing Research Vehicle

Lunar Landing Research Vehicle engine ground test of the hydrogen peroxide propellent rocket thrusters. The original grate used to absorb the thrust had 25% porosity but was found lacking and so increased to 80% which indicates the depth of knowledge in the publication—NASA image

Lunar Landing Research Vehicle—NASA image

Lunar Landing Research Vehicle with Bell 47G chase helicopter which also provided real time weather conditions at altitude prior to LLRV flight—NASA image

Lunar Landing Research Vehicle—NASA image

Lunar Landing Research Vehicle flying near its maximum altitude (note the B-58 with a YF-12A nose for testing)—NASA image

Lunar Landing Research Vehicle—NASA image

Lunar Landing Research Vehicle in flight—NASA image

Lunar Landing Research Vehicle—NASA image

Lunar Landing Research Vehicle under the control of U.S. Army test pilot Col. Emil “Jack” Clever. He was one of 5 LLRV test pilots and the second primary pilot after the first primary pilot, Capt. Joseph “Joe” Walker, was reassigned to the XB-70 Valkyrie Program—NASA image

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