wind tunnel

Here’s How You Repair A 45-Year-Old Broken Wind Tunnel

Here’s How You Repair A 45-Year-Old Broken Wind Tunnel

One of NASA’s premier wind tunnels at the Langley Research Center is broken. The motor, which drives the tunnel’s wooden blades, experienced an electrical short. So how do you repair a massive ageing subsonic wind tunnel?

A Trip Inside A 70-Year-Old Wind Tunnel

A Trip Inside A 70-Year-Old Wind Tunnel

Wind tunnels are amazing. These massive structures made remarkable contributions to science and engineering, and from a photographer’s perspective they are simply gorgeous, dramatic spaces. A few days ago, I was lucky to explore this vintage Hungarian wind tunnel — an outstanding example of an early aerodynamic testing facility that…