Skip Top nav bar link group topnav end piece go to business section go to education section go to history section go to gallery section go to news section go to organizations section go to research section go to search engine go to site index topnav end piece
NASA Meatball NASA Dryden 747 SCA Movies banner
747 SCA Shuttle Mating

NASA's two modified Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft briefly flew in formation for the first time ever. (Un-narrated version)

Movie Number   EM-0064-04
Movie Date   August 2011
Formats   854x480 QuickTime Movie (17.7 MB)
854x500 closed captioned Movie (17.7 MB)
Space Shuttle Endeavour carried by NASA's 747 Still photos of this aircraft are available in several resolutions at http://www.nasa.gov/centers/dryden/multimedia/imagegallery/STS-Ferry/index.html
Description  

NASA's SCAs--Birds of a Feather Flock Together

NASA's two modified Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft briefly flew in formation for the first time ever over the Edwards Air Force Base test range on Aug. 2, 2011. NASA 911 was on a pilot proficiency flight while NASA 905 was on a functional check flight following maintenance operations. NASA photographer Carla Thomas captured video imagery of the formation flight from a NASA Dryden F/A-18.

Keywords   747 SCA, Modified Boeing 747, Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, formation flight
Skip bottom nav bar link group Business | Education | History | Gallery | News Room | Organizations | Research | Search | Site Index

   Last Modified: August 5, 2011
   Responsible NASA Official: Alan Brown
   Curator: PAO Webmasters

   NASA Website Privacy Statement