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NASA, Lockheed Martin Reveal X-59 Quiet Supersonic Aircraft
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NASA and Lockheed Martin formally debuted the agency’s X-59 quiet supersonic aircraft Friday. Using this one-of-a-kind experimental airplane, NASA aims…

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NASA Invites You to X-59 Rollout Watch Party
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It’s almost time for NASA’s supersonic X-59 airplane to make its red, white, and blue public debut, and you’re invited…

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NASA’s X-59 Goes from Green to Red, White, and Blue
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NASA’s X-59 quiet supersonic aircraft continues to make progress, most recently moving to the paint barn at Lockheed Martin Skunk…

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NASA Releases Newest Vision for Flight Research
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NASA has released the newest iteration of its vision for aeronautics research activities, and it includes exciting, cutting-edge sustainable aviation…

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EPFD Technical Papers
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EPFD Technical Papers 2023 Publications Impedance Measurements of Motor Drives and Supplies in NASA NEAT Facility Many electrified aircraft configurations consist…

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Next Generation Experimental Aircraft Becomes NASA’s Newest X-Plane
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NASA and Boeing said Monday the aircraft produced through the agency’s Sustainable Flight Demonstrator project has been designated by the…

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NASA’s Chase Aircraft Gets a Facelift
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An F/A-18 aircraft received from the U.S. Navy in 2021 has been rejuvenated, had its NASA colors added, and is…

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NASA’s Quesst: Reassessing a 50-Year Supersonic Speed Limit
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NASA will deliver the results to U.S. and international regulators, who will consider new rules that would lift the ban…

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Meet Three NASA Women Working to Electrify Aviation
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In celebration of Women’s History Month, meet three female leaders with NASA’s Electrified Powertrain Flight Demonstration (EPFD) project who are…

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A Future Aircraft Design, Supercomputed
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No, it’s not hypermodern art. This image from a simulation generated by NASA’s high-performance computers, shows a Transonic Truss Braced…

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NASA Armstrong Advances Shock Wave Photography
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Sound never looked so good! Using a special handheld camera, researchers at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California,…

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NASA Issues Award for Greener, More Fuel-Efficient Airliner of Future
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NASA announced Wednesday it has issued an award to The Boeing Company for the agency’s Sustainable Flight Demonstrator project, which…

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NASA All-Electric Airplane Rides on the Wings of U.S. Small Businesses
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NASA’s X-57 “Maxwell,” the agency’s experimental all-electric aircraft, is working to provide industry and regulators with knowledge that will revolutionize sustainable aviation.…

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Jet Engine Installed on NASA’s X-59
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NASA’s quiet supersonic X-59 now has the engine that will power it in flight. The installation of the F414-GE-100 engine…

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NASA Poised to Break Sound Barrier in New Way
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Seventy-five years ago, a sonic boom thundered for the first time over the high desert of California. On the ground…

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Low-Speed Wind Tunnel Test Provides Important Data
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Before NASA’s quiet supersonic X-59 aircraft can take to the skies, plenty of testing needs to happen to ensure a…

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Hang Out with NASA at Oshkosh 2022
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Each summer, more than half a million aviation enthusiasts and experts from around the planet descend into a regional airport…

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NASA, GE Complete Historic Hybrid-Electric Propulsion Tests
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Sustainable aircraft of the future are going to need propulsion systems that can use technology to generate power comparable to…

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Gaudy Bezos-O’Connor: Managing NASA’s Electrified Powertrain Flight Demonstration
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At just 9 years old, Gaudy Bezos-O’Connor was captivated by the Apollo 11 astronauts’ view of our planet as they…

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New Name, Same Great Supersonic Mission
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Introducing Quesst. Evoking the experimental nature of flight testing and the spirit of aeronautical exploration, Quesst is what NASA is…

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NASA’s X-59 Arrives Back in California Following Critical Ground Tests
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The X-59, NASA’s quiet supersonic experimental aircraft, has arrived back at Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works facility in Palmdale, California, following…

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NASA’s “Dream with Us” Challenge Asks Students for Their Vision
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NASA Aeronautics is reaching out to the innovators of tomorrow to share in the excitement of our vision for aviation’s…

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NASA Invites Collaboration to Define Sky for All
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We’ve long held dreams of what the future of air travel could look like. Something out of the Jetson’s TV…

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NASA’s X-59 Calls on Texas for Key Testing
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It appears the road to enabling a future that includes convenient commercial supersonic air travel over land demands a substantial…

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NASA and Bell Complete Helicopter and APT-70 Flights
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NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility National Campaign continues to prepare for National Campaign 1 or NC-1 by conducting flight test efforts…

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Taming the BOOM
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NASA hopes the ban on commercial supersonic flight over land can be lifted by replacing the loud sonic boom with…

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North American Nations Mark Milestones, Plan Future Collaborations
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Aeronautical innovators from Canada and the United States this week are commemorating historic milestones, marking recent achievements, and anticipating a…

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NASA’s X-59 Stands on its Own
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The NASA and Lockheed Martin team behind the X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology (QueSST) have recently removed the aircraft from its…

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X-59 Nose Makes an Appearance
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The X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology (QueSST) aircraft is taking shape at the Lockheed Martin Skunk Works facility in Palmdale, California.…

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X-59 Resembles Actual Aircraft
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A heavy chorus of bolting and machinery filled the X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology, or QueSST, assembly building as engineers, system…

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