What do you do when you need to haul several tons of spacecraft 1,000 miles (1,609 kilometers) across the US? Call in the biggest and most cavernous plane you can find, obviously.
NASA’s immense ‘Super Guppy’ plane was deployed to ferry the new Orion craft from the Kennedy Space Station in Florida to its testing site in Ohio on Sunday. According to NASA, the spacecraft can carry four to six crew and will “take astronauts farther than they have ever gone.”
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