In partnership with Lockheed Martin, NASA has begun developing their quiet supersonic plane, a revolutionary aircraft that will generate quiet sonic booms
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NASA is using a 150-year-old photographic technique with a few 21st century tweaks to capture unique and stunning images of the shockwaves created by supersonic aircraft. Called schlieren imagery, the technique can be used to visualize supersonic airflow with full-scale aircraft in flight. Usually, this can only be done in wind tunnels using scale models, […]