NASA Unveils Design For Its New Supersonic Jet

NASA Unveils Design For Its New Supersonic Jet

The new concept plane aims to improve upon the working of current models.

Naresh Kumar
  • 30 june 2010

NASA and Lockheed Martin have designed a new concept plane called the Supersonic Green Machine that features an inverted-V “wing” over its tail section to increase the plane’s energy efficiency as well as decrease the noise created by the sonic boom which occurs when a supersonic crosses the sound barrier. NASA says it will incorporate other revolutionary technologies in the plane to help achieve its range, payload and environmental goals.

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