NASA Advances Supersonics Research Even as it seeks industry input on its plans for a low-boom flight demonstrator, NASA has awarded a series of contracts to keep its research into quiet, clean supersonic transports progressing. One issue is the potential impact of engine emissions from high-flying aircraft on the upper atmosphere, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been awarded $1.2 million over four years to study the global environmental impact of aircraft cruising ...

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