NASA‘s New Design High Tech Hypersonic Aircraft

NASA ‘s High-Tech Science Fiction Hypersonic Aircraft. As everyone from racing drivers to rocket scientists can tell you, going fast presents all kinds of problems. For aeronautical engineers, one of the most pressing issues to conquer is dealing with the heat generated when a body slams into air at quadruple-digit mile-per-hour velocities. The canopy of…

XC-142 Experimental VTOL Aircraft

The XC 142 is another new approach to an old problem. Explored in cooperation with the Navy and the Army, but managed by the Air Force, the XC 142 program is a tri-service project. From this program a rather novel idea about flying is emerging. Operating like both the helicopter and the conventional airplane, it…

Celebrities Thank NASA Shuttle Teams (Part 2)

>>[background noise] I’d like to thank everyone there today for supporting the space program and helping us farther the next generation with explorers and without your efforts we wouldn’t have the wonderful space program we have today. Thanks a lot.>>I’d like to give a shout out to my fellow mission operations team members, all the…