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NFAC wind tunnel testing demonstrates successful integration of refueling, monitoring systems

The team responsible for the testing of the integrated Actively Stabilized Refueling Drogue System and Optical Reference System stands with the tested hose and drogue system in the 40- by 80-foot wind tunnel at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex, located in the NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field in Mountain View, California. The NFAC test team consisted of both Department of Defense and Test Operations and Sustainment contract employees from National Aerospace Solutions. The team included researchers, engineers, technicians and mechanics. (Courtesy photo)

PHOTO BY: Don Richey
VIRIN: 191219-F-F3405-0003.JPG
FULL SIZE: 1.13 MB
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NIKON D750

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24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8

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45/10

SHUTTERSPEED

1/60

ISO

1600

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

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NFAC wind tunnel testing demonstrates successful integration of refueling, monitoring systems

The team responsible for the testing of the integrated Actively Stabilized Refueling Drogue System and Optical Reference System stands with the tested hose and drogue system in the 40- by 80-foot wind tunnel at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex, located in the NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field in Mountain View, California. The NFAC test team consisted of both Department of Defense and Test Operations and Sustainment contract employees from National Aerospace Solutions. The team included researchers, engineers, technicians and mechanics. (Courtesy photo)

PHOTO BY: Don Richey
VIRIN: 191219-F-F3405-0003.JPG
FULL SIZE: 1.13 MB
Additional Details

CAMERA

NIKON D750

LENS

24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8

APERTURE

45/10

SHUTTERSPEED

1/60

ISO

1600

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

Read More

This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at https://www.dimoc.mil/resources/limitations, which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.