NASA's 'Super Guppy' Plane: This Odd Plane Helped America Win the 'Space Race'
The National Interest -

Caleb Larson

Technology, Americas

Think logistics. 

Here's What You Need To Remember: The Super Guppy line earned the proud distinction of being the only aircraft capable of transporting the third stage of the massive Saturn V rocket. The original Super Guppy and the Super Guppy Turbines are on display in Arizona, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany. One Super Guppy Turbine is still used by NASA for transporting bulky items. Not bad for an airframe originally designed in the 1940s.

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