Accession Number:

ADA535329

Title:

Finding of No Significant Impact and Environmental Assessment for Flight Test to the Edge of Space

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jul 2005-Dec 2008

Corporate Author:

TETRA TECH INC SAN ANTONIO TX

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2008-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

175.0

Abstract:

This report analyzes the potential environmental affects and consequences for conducting up to 48 annual flight tests by one of a kind research aircraft that would use scramjet engines to fly at altitudes up to 264,000 feet above sea level. These flights would reach speeds faster than the speed of sound and land at Edwards Air Force Base, California.

Subject Categories:

  • Research and Experimental Aircraft
  • Air Breathing Engines (Unconventional)

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE