Lockheed To Build NASA’s Low-Boom Supersonic X-Plane

Credit: NASA/Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin is to build NASA’s first clean-sheet manned X-plane in decades, to demonstrate that sonic booms can be reduced to levels that could enable lifting the ban on civil supersonic flight over land. The award of a $247.5 million contract to Lockheed’s Skunk Works to build the Low Boom...

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