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    Francis Rogallo with Rogallo Wing

    Francis Rogallo with Rogallo Wing

    WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES

    09.24.2009

    Courtesy Photo

    NASA

    On June 26, 1959, then-Langley-research Francis Rogallo examined the Rogallo wing in the 7x10 FT Tunnel. Originally conceived as a means of bringing manned spacecraft to controlled, soft Landings, Rogallo's concept was avidly embraced by later generations of hang-gliding enthusiasts. Photograph published in Winds of Change, 75th Anniversary NASA publication (page 18), by James Schultz.

    NASA Identifier: L59-4345

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 09.24.2009
    Date Posted: 10.10.2012 18:25
    Photo ID: 717851
    Resolution: 1536x1411
    Size: 274.84 KB
    Location: WASHINGTON, DC, US 

    Web Views: 77
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