Aviation Photo #1790069 Northrop T-38N Talon - NASA

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A small fleet of T-38s serve NASA primarily in pilot proficiency and training for astronauts, and have been used in this role at JSC since the mid-1960s. In the past, the aircraft supported the Space Shuttle program, their safety chase pilots keeping watch while escorting Shuttles gliding to landing. Additionally, the aircraft were used as platforms for photographic and video imaging for the Shuttle program.
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    Suresh A. Atapattu
    NASA
    Northrop T-38N Talon
    Northrop T-38 Talon
    Northrop T-38 Talon
    N5770
    N909NA
    Houston - Ellington Field (AFB)
    Texas
    USA
    October 25, 2008
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