NASA wants to make it easier for people researching into its discoveries and achievements to find what they’re looking for. To that end, the agency has now announced that it’s releasing hundreds of videos containing important historical footage on YouTube. This footage spans several decades and shows just how things have advanced at the space agency.

More than 300 videos have already been uploaded by NASA on YouTube. An additional 200 videos will be uploaded in the near future.

All of these clips show an important milestone in NASA’s history, such as the Space Shuttle landing research, the testing of the Lunar Landing Research Vehicle as well as the trial flights of the X1 and X43A.

It wasn’t always as easy as heading to YouTube and finding all of this footage, as Elon Musk had pointed out recently. Those who wanted to look it up and to search through the Dryden Aircraft Movie Collection through the Dryden Flight Research Center website. It wasn’t easy and consumed a lot of time.

The videos that NASA has released have been sorted nicely on the Armstrong Flight Research Center’s website as well as its YouTube channel. Head over to the channel right now and go through decades of NASA history in mere minutes.

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