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Welcome to the History Office at NASA Glenn Research Center
This website is a gateway to the history of Glenn Research Center and the Plum Brook Station. Explore how Glenn researchers and test facilities turn science fiction into science fact everyday. This website will feature resources about the beginnings of Glenn, its people, facilities, and projects. Please check back often as we expand our offerings on this site.
John Glenn
Wind Tunnel (AWT)
In the early 1940s, the Altitude Wind Tunnel was the nation's only wind tunnel capable of studying full-scale engines under realistic flight conditions.
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NASA Glenn Oral Histories
Read Center history in selections from NASA's Oral History Project
History Related Sites

Glenn History - Community and Media Relations Office
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Rocket Engine Test Facility (RETF)
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Glenn ImageNet
Over 20,000 images are available to browse and search View site

NASA HQ History Office
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45 Years in NASA History
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Propulsion Systems Laboratory (PSL)

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B-1 and B-3 Test Stands

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Glenn History Office
21000 Brookpark Road
Cleveland, OH 44135

(216) 433-5765
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