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High in the sky; that's the usual destination for an aircraft that called NASA Langley home for two months. A WB-57, operated by Johnson Space Center and normally based at Ellington Field in Houston, was here until late December installing and integrating a new payload. The WB-57 is one of only two kinds of aircraft in which crews can fly over 50,000 feet. The other is the U-2. ''We usually fly about 60,000 feet,'' (18,288 m) said Joe Gerky, WB-57 manager. ''That's a big advantage for testing...
Topic: Where -- Johnson Space Center (JSC)
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/langley/multimedia/iotw-wb57.html