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NASA's ER-2s Transferred to Dryden's Palmdale Facility
June 2, 2010
 

ER-2 high-altitude Earth science aircraft is maneuvered into place beside NASA's DC-8.The first of NASA's two ER-2 high-altitude Earth science aircraft is maneuvered into place beside NASA's DC-8 flying laboratory and the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy 747SP in the cavernous Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility hangar in Palmdale, Calif. The two ER-2s, a civilian version of the military U-2S, have been transferred from NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base to the Palmdale facility, their new base of operations for science missions around the globe. (NASA photo / Tom Tschida)
 

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