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A side view of a model of the space shuttle inside NASA Ames' 9-foot by 7-foot supersonic wind tunnel, which can produce wind up to Mach 2.6.
Wind tunnel model
A model of NASA Ames' Unitary Plan Wind Tunnels, which were completed in 1956 for $26 million.
Nickison with CEV model
Donald Nickison, chief of the wind tunnel division at the NASA Ames Research Center, talks about the CEV models.