Yes, the KC-135 is based on the Boeing 707.
I've been away from this for many years, but I think they may be using a modified Boeing 727-200.
Indeed. There are 15 images blended together. It is displayed in a fisheye projection so I could wedge an otherwise wide image into a small frame.
It's possible the name of this park is Pine Gully but I haven't been able to find the name on the web.
Your shot best captures the bowl shape of the crater. Mine encompasses the entire crater, but you must study it carefully to realize it's a crater. Good job.
Maybe you were here N 29° 33.887 W 095° 03.682
Nice pics. We see the Space Command Center on movies, an think that it's not true, or it just happens in the movie. But when you go, visit, and see it, it's pretty amazing!
You feel like you are controlling a space mission.
It's worth visiting it.
I've placed some pics over: http://www.viaggee.com/html/city/cit_phogst.php?CitCode=2447070&StaCode=3971&CouCode=225
Check it out.
Located in Rocket Park at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas
Now in ruins, Pyote Army Air Base was nicknamed Rattlesnake Bomber Base because of the prevalence of rattlesnake nests encountered during its construction. WWII bomber pilots were trained her. For a while after the war the Enola Gay, the bomber that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, was hangered here.
To see a markers dedicated to this site and the first bomber squadron trained at Rattlesnake Bomber Base Click Here and Here
Thanks for the photo Jim. I graduated HS in Rockdale and remember seeing this when it was dilapidated back in the 80's. Thanks for the links too.