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X-59 Watch Party

Join the Cosmosphere Friday, January 12 beginning at 2:45 pm in our Grand Lobby for a Live Watch Party of the rollout ceremony for NASA’s X-59 QueSST (short for Quiet SuperSonic Technology), an experimental piloted aircraft. NASA’s live coverage will begin at 3:00 pm CST. Refreshments and fun X-59 activity sheets will be available.

NASA has contracted with Lockheed Martin SkunkWorks to build a new, full-scale X-plane to help solve the challenge of understanding sonic booms and how to make them quieter.

If you can’t make it in-person, you can watch it live here.

Learn more about the X-59 mission here.

Image credit: Lockheed Martin