Aviation Photo #0596508 Boeing 747-123(SCA) - NASA

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Looking towards the rear of this aircraft. This would make a nice mile-high bowling alley.
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    Jack Hannen
    NASA
    Boeing 747-123(SCA)
    Boeing 747-100
    Boeing 747-100
    Boeing
    20107
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    N905NA
    Mountain View - Moffett Federal Airfield (Moffett NAS)
    California
    USA
    May 30, 2004
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Anonymous
12 years ago
Its rare to see a aircraft interior like this
Anonymous
12 years ago
The photographer's remark really made me luagh.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Wow - amazing capture of a stripped-down 747 to its bare minimum in order to take the load up top. Are the orange struts bracing for its rooftop hitch-hiker?
Anonymous
6 years ago
To the person who asked, the orange struts are fiberglass air conditioning ducting. That's all. The amazing additional structure for the space shuttle are the green primer frames that protrude further into the cabin than the others. Those aren't in regular 747s. Also, the space above the ceiling is usually clear except for the ducting. All that green structure you see is a modification for the space shuttle mounts. Totally fascinating. This is a rare photo. It's the first time I've seen it in the 30 years this aircraft has been flying like this. Amazing. I thought there would be more structure...like large cross mounted tubular struts going from floor to ceiling.

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