NASA Begins Working on the Concorde Jet’s Successor

NASA has hired aerospace company Lockheed Martin to design a “low-boom” supersonic passenger plane that could become the successor to the famous Concorde jet. The “low-boom” specification of the design would require it to break the sound barrier with a “soft thump” rather than the boisterous boom supersonic flight is known for. It will be the first X-plane in NASA’s New Aviation Horizons initiative. Read more at The Guardian.