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Here’s why NASA Equipped an F-15 with an AIM-54 and why USAF Never Outfitted its Eagle fleet with the mighty Phoenix
F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation / Weapons
F-15 maintainer explains why even though NASA equipped an Eagle with an AIM-54 the USAF Never Outfitted its F-15 fleet with the mighty Phoenix
The new engines will remain on wing for the remainder of the BUFF life: Rolls-Royce has begun testing F130 engines for the USAF B-52 Stratofortress fleet
Military Aviation
The new engines will remain on wing for the remainder of the BUFF life: Rolls-Royce has begun testing F130 engines for the USAF B-52 Stratofortress fleet
KC-97 crew member tells the story of when his tanker refueled the then top-secret U-2 planes flying spy missions over Soviet Union
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
KC-97 Navigator tells the story of when his tanker refueled the then top-secret U-2 planes flying spy missions over Soviet Union
If NASA had known ahead of time Space Shuttle Columbia was going to disintegrate on re-entry, they could have tried to rescue its crew. Here’s how.
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / Space
Here’s how NASA could have tried to rescue the crew of Space Shuttle Columbia if they had known the spacecraft was going to disintegrate on re-entry
X-37B Spaceplane lands after 908 days in space
Military Aviation / Space
X-37B Spaceplane lands after 908 days in space
Space Movie could make Top Gun: Maverick star Tom Cruise the First Civilian to Spacewalk Outside the International Space Station
Military Aviation / Space
Space Movie could make Top Gun: Maverick star Tom Cruise the First Civilian to Spacewalk Outside the International Space Station
NASA bids farewell to SOFIA: the unique Boeing 747SP aircraft modified to carry a reflecting telescope made its last flight
Aviation History / Civil Aviation / Space
NASA bids farewell to SOFIA: the unique Boeing 747SP aircraft modified to carry a reflecting telescope made its last flight
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh announcer tells the story of when a NASA SR-71B Blackbird had an almost catastrophic fuel leak on a mission to perform a flyby at EAA Oshkosh
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh announcer tells the story of when a NASA SR-71B Blackbird had an almost catastrophic fuel leak on a mission to perform a flyby at EAA Oshkosh
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Here’s how much Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin earned for their moonwalk on the Apollo 11 Mission
Space
Here’s how much Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin earned for their moonwalk on the Apollo 11 Mission
Eclipse Project: when NASA used a USAF C-141A Starlifter to tow a QF-106A Delta Dart to demonstrate the feasibility of using the aerotow concept to launch space vehicles
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Eclipse Project: when NASA used a USAF C-141A Starlifter to tow a QF-106A Delta Dart to demonstrate the feasibility of using the aerotow concept to launch space vehicles
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the first supersonic flight, USAF and NASA Jets will compete to determine which will be first to go supersonic during Edwards AFB Airshow
Airshows / Aviation History / Military Aviation
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the first supersonic flight, USAF and NASA Jets will compete to determine which will be first to go supersonic during Edwards AFB Airshow
Here’s why in many ways Elon Musk’s Starship is a 21st Century version of the Classic Douglas DC-3
Civil Aviation / Military Aviation / Space
Here’s why in many ways Elon Musk’s Starship is a 21st Century version of the Classic Douglas DC-3
Feb. 29, 1954: President Lyndon B. Johnson publicly Reveals the YF-12A, the Blackbird Mach 3+ Interceptor
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Feb. 29, 1964: President Lyndon B. Johnson publicly Reveals the YF-12A, the Blackbird Mach 3+ Interceptor
NASA Contractor explains why the Space Shuttle smelled quite bad when ground crews got aboard after a flight to clean and unload
Aviation History / Space
NASA Contractor explains why the Space Shuttle smelled quite bad when ground crews got aboard after a flight to clean and unload
One Step Closer to Flight: time-lapse video shows manufacturing of the X-59 QueSST aircraft from May 2019 to June 2021
Civil Aviation / Space
One Step Closer to Flight: time-lapse video shows manufacturing of the X-59 QueSST aircraft from May 2019 to June 2021
"NASA 831 do not light your afterburners!” The story of the SR-71B Blackbird that had an almost catastrophic fuel leak on a mission to perform a flyby at EAA Oshkosh
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
“NASA 831 do not light your afterburners!” The story of the SR-71B Blackbird that had an almost catastrophic fuel leak on a mission to perform a flyby at EAA Oshkosh
If NASA had known ahead of time Space Shuttle Columbia was going to disintegrate on re-entry, they could have tried to rescue its crew. Here’s how.
Losses and Aviation Safety / Space
If NASA had known ahead of time Space Shuttle Columbia was going to disintegrate on re-entry, they could have tried to rescue its crew. Here’s how.
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