NASA Cessna 172 Impact Research Test

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Second Crash Test Harvests Valuable Data to Improve Emergency Response

NASA dropped a Cessna 172 from 100 feet at the Langley Landing and Impact Research Facility July 29, 2015. NASA is developing next-gen search and rescue technology as part of an international effort involving members from 43 countries and organizations. The U.S. search and rescue program is a partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Air Force. NASA is the partnership’s lead on technical support and the development of technological improvements. ‪#‎NASASaves ‪#‎FlyNASA
Credits: NASA

NASA dropped a Cessna 172 from 100 feet at the Langley Landing and Impact Research Facility

They are getting some amazing information out of these test.

But I always have a little part of me die whenever I see a beautiful aircraft plow into the ground.

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