Google Play icon

Three, Two, One…CRASH! Testing landing systems and possible impact scenarios

Share
Posted July 11, 2013

The NASA Langley Landing and Impact Research Testing Facility, where military and civilian aircraft are tested on crash safety and simulated landings.   Crash and landing research can help save lives.  The facility was built in 1965, but it wasn’t originally built for landing and impact research.

The original purpose of the facility?  To train astronauts (of course).  Including Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin for the lunar landing!  Senior Airman Anthony Hetlage takes us to NASA Langley Research to see how the data is gathered.

Source: Armed With Science

Featured news from related categories:

Technology Org App
Google Play icon
85,465 science & technology articles

Most Popular Articles

  1. New treatment may reverse celiac disease (October 22, 2019)
  2. The World's Energy Storage Powerhouse (November 1, 2019)
  3. "Helical Engine" Proposed by NASA Engineer could Reach 99% the Speed of Light. But could it, really? (October 17, 2019)
  4. Plastic waste may be headed for the microwave (October 18, 2019)
  5. Universe is a Sphere and Not Flat After All According to a New Research (November 7, 2019)

Follow us

Facebook   Twitter   Pinterest   Tumblr   RSS   Newsletter via Email