July 21, 2024

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NASA’s ‘quiet’ supersonic jet X-59 is headed to a new red, white and blue paint job

NASA’s ‘quiet’ supersonic jet X-59 is headed to a new red, white and blue paint job

NASA’s experimental supersonic jet is ready to show off a red, white and blue color scheme ahead of its maiden flight in which it will quietly break the sound barrier above Earth.

An X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology (Quessst) aircraft moves into the paint hangar at the Lockheed Martin Skunk Works facility in Palmdale, California, on November 14, 2023. The aircraft’s color scheme was changed from green to a white body with sonic sound. Blue underside and red wing accents.