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On Snapchat? Follow NASA to learn more about #NationalAviationDay and how we are celebrating. #FlyNASA #WhereIsOrville

To learn more, visit: http://go.usa.gov/xjrXw
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Happy #NationalAviationDay from NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center! #WhereIsOrville
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TOMORROW: Follow NASA on Snapchat to learn more about #NationalAviationDay and how we are celebrating. #FlyNASA #WhereIsOrville

To learn more, visit: http://go.usa.gov/xjrXw
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Get ready to celebrate #NationalAviationDay with NASA on August 19! #WhereIsOrville
To see how we are celebrating, visit: http://go.usa.gov/xjrXw
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Did you know that August 19 is National Aviation Day? Click the link below to see how you can participate and see all the ways that NASA is with you when you fly! #‎FlyNASA #‎WhereIsOrville #‎NationalAviationDay

Learn more: http://go.usa.gov/xjr8F
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The Atmospheric Tomography(Atom) mission is the first to survey the atmosphere over the oceans. Using our DC-8 flying laboratory researchers will discover how much pollution survives to the most remote corners of the earth and assess how the environment has changed as a result.

To learn more about our ATom mission, visit: http://go.usa.gov/xcbSC
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Celebrate #NationalAviationDay with us! Snap a picture with Orville and share it using #WhereIsOrville! #FlyNASA

To learn more, visit: http://go.usa.gov/xjr8F
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During the 1990s two SR-71 Blackbird aircraft were used by NASA as testbeds for high-speed and high-altitude aeronautical research at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center (then Dryden). The third SR-71 was used for crew training and proficiency. #TBT

To learn more about the SR-71 Blackbird, visit: http://go.usa.gov/xjxZG
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NASA operates a highly modified Douglas DC-8 jetliner as a flying science laboratory. The aircraft, based at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center facility in Palmdale, California, is used to collect data for experiments in support of projects serving the world's scientific community.

To read more about NASA's DC-8, visit: http://go.usa.gov/xjanH
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This Prototype Technology Evaluation Research Aircraft (PTERA) is a 10-percent-scale model of a medium-range twinjet airplane. It can be used to test any number of aeronautical technologies, from advanced control algorithms to avant-garde wing designs.
Learn more about this test plane: http://go.nasa.gov/1U6GT6l
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#ICYMI: NASA's newest X-plane, the future all-electric X-57 Maxwell, arrived in California. The aircraft was shipped from Naples, Italy, and arrived at Empirical Systems Aerospace’s (ESAero) facility at Oceano Airport, near Pismo Beach. #FlyNASA

Learn more: http://go.usa.gov/xrtMe

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NASA is looking for partners in its efforts to design X-planes to help demonstrate greener, quieter airliner technologies. ‪#‎FlyNASA‬

To learn more, visit: http://go.usa.gov/xrPZT
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The Armstrong Flight Research Center is NASA's primary center for atmospheric flight research and operations. NASA Armstrong is critical in carrying out the agency's missions of space exploration, space operations, scientific discovery, and aeronautical research and development. 

Located at Edwards, California, in the western Mojave Desert, Armstrong Flight Research Center is uniquely situated to take advantage of the excellent year-round flying weather, remote area, and visibility to test some of the nation's most exciting air vehicles.