National Air and Space Museum

Informal classroom portrait of teacher Herbert Stephen Desind (1945-1992), wearing a reproduction Apollo-era spacesuit, holding an American flag; circa 1980s.  Desind was a space flight aficionado, and his collection of photographs of aircraft and spacecraft was donated to the National Air and Space Museum in 1997. This image is part of the Herbert Stephen Desind Collection.

Herbert Desind: A Passion for Spaceflight

November 10th, 2020, 11:35AM
Arthur C. Clarke poses for a photo while he sits at his desk, circa 1969.

Famous Correspondents of Arthur C. Clarke

November 10th, 2020, 11:24AM
A. Roy Knabenshue's father, mother, and wife seen aloft over Chicago, Illinois, in the

Chauffeur of the Skies: A. Roy Knabenshue’s Passenger Registries

October 5th, 2020, 12:51PM
Ruth Law stands in front of her Wright Model B biplane at the New York State Fair, Yonkers, 1913.

Women's Suffrage Stories in the Archives

August 19th, 2020, 11:23AM
TWA transferred its entire fleet of five Boeing 307s, along with their flight crews, to the ATC. The airline opened regular transatlantic service in 1942.

Air Transport Command and the Airlines During World War II

June 29th, 2020, 11:40AM
Aircraft designer Neal Loving flying his WR-3 near Springfield, Ohio.