A new exhibition brings together some of the most iconic images taken by the men, women and machines of NASA over a period of 20 years from 1964.

A new exhibition brings together some of the most iconic images taken by the men, women and machines of NASA over a period of 20 years from 1964.

A joint NASA, government and industry project team seeks to purposely feed volcanic ash into an engine to create problems.  Oil smoke billows from the right inboard engine of the C-17, while a probe collects emissions data, one of numerous tests conducted during engine health monitoring tests that resume this week when ash will be fed into an engine.  Credits: NASA Photo / Tony Landis

Engine Fed Steady Diet of Volcanic Ash

A joint NASA, government and industry project team seeks to purposely feed volcanic ash into an engine to create problems. Oil smoke billows from the right inboard engine of the C-17, while a probe collects emissions data, one of numerous tests conducted during engine health monitoring tests that resume this week when ash will be fed into an engine. Credits: NASA Photo / Tony Landis

Astronaut with Sun Flower

Astronaut with Sun Flower

Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin’s gold-plated visor reflects Armstrong and the Lunar Module, Apollo The Early Days Of Space Travel - Vintage NASA Photos

Apollo 9 astronaut Dave Scott during a spacewalk from the command module in March 1969. The Mississippi River is visible in the background.

Apollo 9 astronaut Dave Scott during a spacewalk from the command module in March 1969. The Mississippi River is visible in the background.

Full moon seen over Earth from Gemini 7, December 1965. | 39 Jaw-Dropping Vintage Nasa Photographs

Full moon seen over Earth from Gemini 7, December 1965.

Full moon seen over Earth from Gemini 7, December 1965. | 39 Jaw-Dropping Vintage Nasa Photographs

First rendezvous of two spaceships in space, Gemini 6-7. December 1965. Seen from Gemini 6, the two spacecraft were approximately 13 feet apart during their rendezvous. Photographer: Thomas Stafford.

First rendezvous of two spaceships in space, Gemini 6-7. December 1965. Seen from Gemini 6, the two spacecraft were approximately 13 feet apart during their rendezvous. Photographer: Thomas Stafford.

Reach new heights: Liftoff of the last lunar mission, Apollo 17, December 1972

Photos of Nasa's past are unearthed for the first time

Reach new heights: Liftoff of the last lunar mission, Apollo 17, December 1972

SPACE GARAGE – The Space Shuttle Orbiter Enterprise is lowered to the floor of the transfer aisle in the Vehicle Assembly Building at Cape Canaveral, Florida, 1998.

SPACE GARAGE – The Space Shuttle Orbiter Enterprise is lowered to the floor of the transfer aisle in the Vehicle Assembly Building at Cape Canaveral, Florida, 1998.

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