Quantcast
Last updated on April 21, 2014 at 1:20 EDT
Final Prep Before a Long Flight
129 of 268

Final Prep Before a Long Flight

December 20, 2012
The DC-8 is being prepared at night on the ramp in Palmdale, Calif. for the transit flight to Punta Arenas, Chile. The DC-8 took off for a 10.7 hour long transit flight from NASA’s Dryden Aircraft Operation Facility in Palmdale, Calif. to Santiago, Chile on Oct. 8, 2012. They took off shortly before midnight to arrive in Santiago at midday. Credit: NASA/Michael Studinger