500 clips include Hypersonic Jets, space shuttles and more historic flights

Alain Brian
Juillet 20, 2017

These videos are being released in the public domain for the first time and they relate to all the various aspects of space travel such as test flights, launch, landing footage, etc.

NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Centre in California was now in the process of uploading hundreds of archival videos, including those of hypersonic jet takeoffs and shuttle landings.

NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center has begun the process in order to inform public about path-breaking achievements the United States space agency has attained so far across various fields of aerospace engineering.

NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Centre in California was now in the process of uploading hundreds of archival videos, including those of hypersonic jet takeoffs and shuttle landings, the Verge reported on Wednesday.

Out of a total 500 clips, almost 300 have been uploaded to YouTube thus far, with some footage going back many decades, the report added.

With this recent move, people will have a easy access to these videos.

The clips include everything from the assembly of the D-558 Skystreak aircraft back in 1947 to a 1991 takeoff of a Lockheed Martin SR-71 stealth jet to hypersonic test flights of the unmanned NASA X-43A in 2004. Those who wanted to look it up and to search through the Dryden Aircraft Movie Collection through the Dryden Flight Research Center website.

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