Uncertain Fate Looms For NASA’s Two Largest Research Aircraft
April 10, 2020
NASA’s two largest research aircraft, the Boeing 747SP airborne observatory and the McDonnell Douglas DC-8 flying laboratory, face an increasingly uncertain future amid budget reductions and growing problems of parts obsolescence. Funding for the 747SP Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared...
Uncertain Fate Looms For NASA’s Two Largest Research Aircraft is part of our Aviation Week & Space Technology - Inside MRO and AWIN subscriptions.
Subscribe now to read this content, plus receive full coverage of what's next in technology from the experts trusted by the commercial aircraft MRO community.
Already a subscriber to AWST or an AWIN customer? Log in with your existing email and password.