Skunk Works® Unveils the X-59, First Look at the Future of Commercial Supersonic Flight

January 06, 2024

Skunk Works® Unveils the X-59, First Look at the Future of Commercial Supersonic FlightWhat: Don't miss this rare opportunity to watch the NASA X-59 be unveiled at Lockheed Martin's legendary Skunk Works® in Palmdale, Calif.Who: Lockheed Martin and NASA executives, X-59 subject matter experts, California and Federal Government officialsWhen: 1 p.m. Pacific Time, Friday, Jan. 12, 2024Where: The ceremony will stream live on the NASA+ streaming service. Coverage also will air on NASA Television, the NASA app, YouTube and on the agency's website. This data will be used by NASA to recommend an acceptable commercial supersonic noise standard to regulators to possibly repeal the current ban on supersonic flight over land and thereby change the future of commercial aviation, reducing flight times by half of what they are currently. The X-59 rollout ceremony will feature remarks from Lockheed Martin and NASA leadership, before the aircraft is unveiled to the public. Contact Candis Roussel, Skunk Works® Integrated Communications, at [email protected].

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