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A black and white photo of an engineer making calibrations on the model inside the 6x6 foot supersonic wind tunnel.

Testing for the Future

Testing advanced designs for high-speed aircraft in 1948, an engineer makes final calibrations to a model mounted in the 6 x 6 Foot Supersonic Wind Tunnel at the NACA Ames Aeronautical Laboratory, Moffett Field, California. NACA, NASA's predecessor organization the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, was established in March 1913 by Congre

Image Credit: NASA

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