NASA and Lockheed Martin’s strange-looking X-59 airplane is about to fly early in 2023, and it’s designed to interrupt the sound barrier quietly slightly than creating an enormous sonic increase
3 January 2023
NASA’s experimental X-59 airplane is scheduled to take to the skies early in 2023 to see if it could break the sound barrier with out creating an enormous sonic increase. If it really works, it might result in the return of business airliners that may journey sooner than the velocity of sound, as Concorde used to do.
The X-59, which can take off from Palmdale, California, is constructed by Lockheed Martin …