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National Air and Space Museum  Search this
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YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2019-06-07T15:16:55.000Z
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1,310
Video Title:
Timelapse: Moving a Lockheed U-2C
Description:
How do you move an aircraft that no longer flies? This time-lapse video of the Lockheed U-2C being lowered gives you a sense of the work involved with lowering and moving artifacts of this scale. The Lockheed U-2 was recently removed from the Looking at Earth gallery as part of our ongoing renovation of the Museum in DC. Learn more our project to transform the National Air and Space Museum: http://ignitetomorrow.si.edu The Lockheed U-2 is an incredibly versatile, and successful intelligence gathering aircraft designed for high-altitude flight. Satellites are still unable to rival the precision and speed in which the U-2 can complete tasks. It is one of the few aircraft types that has been in service for over 50 years and continues to serve today.
Video Duration:
45 sec
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YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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