Clayton E. Martyn
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Space History Photo: X-24B on Lakebed
In this historical photo from the U.S. space agency, the X-24B is seen here on the lakebed at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, California, in January of 1973. The X-24B was the last aircraft to fly in Dryden's Lifting Body program. Lifting bodies were wingless vehicles designed to fly back to Earth from space and be landed like an aircraft at a pre-determined site.
Lethal F-35 shows all its weapons in impressive detail
I look at this amazing photo by Matthew Short and I can't help but to be amazed at the amount of brain power humans dedicate to the creation of perfect killing machines. It's sad and terrifying, yet I can't help it but to appreciate the genius and the aesthetics—all while I hate myself for wanting to be Darth Vader and flying one of them
Touchdown! F-35 Fighter Jet Nails 'Landmark' Aircraft Carrier Landing
Two F-35C Joint Strike Fighter are shown after landing on the deck of the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier, off the coast of California, November 3, 2014. Two Lockheed Martin Corp F-35C fighter jets landed successfully on the USS Nimitz off the coast of San Diego on Monday, marking the new warplane's first landing on an aircraft carrier using its tailhook system REUTERS/Mike Blake (UNITED STATES - Tags: TRANSPORT MILITARY)