NASA’s Magnificent Models

Before 3D computer graphics NASA built actual physical models to represent ideas and test concepts. Sometimes the model was the best way to inspire the public and US leaders. Remember this famous shot of Von Braun and Kennedy.
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Kennedy and Von Braun with Saturn model

…and how about this photo of Truman with early models

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Master builders spent countless hours producing lovely models representing many early rockets. Here are a collection of photos of models in the NASA Archive.

NASA models - collection 1

NASA models - collection 1

NASA models - collection 2

NASA models - collection 2

NASA models - collection 3

NASA models - collection 3

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