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High Speed Prototype Car Test

NASA/KSC - KIM SHIFLETT (IMCS)2014-01-10

NASA

NASA
Washington, DC, United States

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Mechanics, engineers and Driver Brian Smith, in jumpsuit, ready a Hennessey Venom GT for test runs on the 3.5-mile long runway at the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The flat concrete runway is one of the few places in the world where high performance automobiles can be tested for aerodynamic and safety designs. Hennessey Performance of Sealy, Texas, worked with Performance Power Racing in West Palm Beach to arrange use of the NASA facility. Performance Power Racing has conducted numerous engineering tests on the runway with a variety of vehicles. Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett

Details

  • Title: High Speed Prototype Car Test
  • Creator: NASA/KSC - KIM SHIFLETT (IMCS)
  • Date Created: 2014-01-10
  • Location: SLF, Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Rights: KSC
  • Album: cbabir

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