This Is Where NASA's Super Guppy Gets Some Rest

This Is Where NASA's Super Guppy Gets Some Rest

NASA's Super Guppy aircraft — the aeroplane that carries the space agency's biggest loads — sits overnight at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, for a well-deserved break. In fact, it had carried the fuselage of... another aircraft, due to be tested at the centre.

The Guppy had shipped a "representative test article of a futuristic hybrid wing body aircraft," according to NASA. "The large test article, representing the uniquely shaped fuselage cross-section, is made out of a low-weight, damage-tolerant, stitched composite structural concept called Pultruded Rod Stitched Efficient Unitized Structure, or PRSEUS." [NASA]

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