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  • Strategic Air Command! (Great Photo)


    "Artillery adds dignity to what would otherwise be a ugly brawl."
    --Frederick II, King of Prussia

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    Great photo, but not SAC, more NASA ...
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration ....

    The craft on left shows a bold NASA signal/marking, the 'pilot' on right is suited in classic High Altitude Aircraft Pressure('space')Suit (HAPSC).

    The craft on the left is a test vehicle for 'orbital re-entry aerodynamic resistance/usage design' ... a re-entry airfoil concept under test ... done from release from the pylon on the right wing of the "loaned"(from SAC?) B-52 shown overflying in this photo/image.

    We are looking at a space exploration(NASA) image of the 1960-70's eras here which has little to do with Strategic Air Command bombing shyte out of the workers(marxist-leninist) paradises of Russia or China as part of Global Nuclear Holocaust(GNH).
    TANSTAAFL = There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
    “War is merely the continuation of politics by other means” - von Clausewitz
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      http://www.airplane-pictures.net/pho...orthrop-hl-10/


      Flown 37 times from 1966 to 1970,Maximum speed 1228 mph altitude 90,300 ft.Flight testing the HL-10 aided designers of the Space Shuttle in decision to land the orbiter as a glider. Dryden Flight Research Center.

      Some insight on the history of that craft.
      Don't waste your time always searching for those wasted years...

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