Aerospace Legacy Foundation

Your portal to America's aerospace history

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Aerospace Legacy Foundation (ALF) is a community based non-profit organization (501c3) including aerospace retirees and the public at large. Preserving Southern California's Aerospace and Aviation History including Downey's aerospace legacy.

Preserving Our Past, Focusing On The Future

 

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Spring Image Special

Remembering the Space Shuttle Orbiter

 

 

 

A technician works on sensors installed in the back end of a scale model of the Space Shuttle in NASA's 10X10 foot wind tunnel, on February 15, 1977. Image- NASA

A Rockwell employee works on the crew cabin of the space shuttle Discovery. Image- NASA

President Rocco Petrone 1986. Rockwell operated in Downey, California for seventy years (1929-1999) and produced systems for the Apollo Project as well as the Space Shuttle.

Heat-resistant tiles on the underside of the space shuttle Challenger, at a Rockwell facility in California. Image- Corbis

Family Night at Rockwell International in Downey California. DEI Room. Image- ALF

Room inside of the Rockwell International plant in Downey, California, 1980's.

The forward fuselage crew module is being installed in the Rockwell Palmdale facility on February 28, 1990.

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