Category: california

The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California, designed by Louis Kahn, constructed in 1963.


Awesomely named NASA engineer Allyn “Hap” Hazard tries out a moonsuit of his own design, California, September 1960.

Monsanto’s Hall of Chemistry at Disneyland, Anaheim, California, 1960s.


Labor strife at Convair Astronautics in San Diego, 1960.

(San Diego Air & Space Museum)

Cray supercomputers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, circa 1984.

San Diego, June 3, 1968: General Dynamics employee Toni Taura with models of the Atlas, Centaur, F106, and F102.

(San Diego Air & Space Museum)

The Nova laser computer control room at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California, 1985.

Women building a B-17 bomber at the Douglas Aircraft Company plant in Long Beach, California, October 1942. Photo by Alfred T. Palmer for the U.S. Office of War Information.

October 15, 1963: NASA’s experimental M2-F1 lifting body flies over Rogers Dry Lake near Dryden Flight Research Center in California.

Test pilot and future moonwalker Neil Armstrong with an X-15 rocket plane at Edwards Air Force Base in California, circa 1962.