NASA’s heritage of studying supersonic flight reaches back more than 70 years. That accumulated knowledge, especially as it relates to understanding sonic booms and how to make them quieter, is at the heart of the Quesst mission. It has taken years of hard work and the latest in wind-tunnel testing, advanced computer simulation tools, and actual flight testing to reach this point where it’s time to prove the theory in the air with a large-scale supersonic X-plane.
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