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NASA and Lockheed Martin Unveil Supersonic Green Machine Jet

Posted By Brit Liggett On June 28, 2010 @ 12:15 pm In Green Transportation | 1 Comment

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NASA and Lockheed Martin just unveiled a design for an ultra-efficient aircraft dubbed the Supersonic Green Machine [2]. Though there’s not much known about the craft at this point in time, it could prove to revolutionize the air-transportation [3] industry. The new plane will employ an inverted-V design in order to dramatically increase energy [4] efficiency and decrease the noise created by a sonic boom — which is usually terrifyingly loud. This dream machine may just be the one that makes commercial supersonic air travel a possibility.

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[2] Supersonic Green Machine: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_1698.html

[3] transportation: http://www.inhabitat.com/transportation/

[4] energy: http://www.inhabitat.com/energy/

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