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Junior Aerospace Engineer: NASA's F-15B

Did you know that NASA has a fleet of F-15 Eagles? Well, they do and they use them in the name of Science rather than war (NASA page). Marcus and I found out about these special F-15's through one of his fighter plane books from the library. Of course, Marcus had to make one of his own (with help from Dad and Mom). I did the difficult folds as prescribed by one of Marcus' paper airplane books (again, from the public library) and Erin built the red test device that is affixed to the plane's fuselage:
Eagle Aero probes fly attached to the red device underneath NASA's F-15B research test bed aircraft during a test flight in early 2011. (NASA / Carla Thomas)
Marcus' model of the NASA F-15B research test bed, complete with red test device
Check out all of those precise folds by yours truly. Marcus modified the
design by adding a cock pit (curved piece of paper on top where the pilot sits)

Comments

Lauren Smith said…
Awesome!!!
On day Dad, he may fly you and Mom to the moon :)
We'll done!

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