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Name of Image: Super Guppy in Flight
MIX #: 0101141
NIX #: 0101141 MSFC-0101141
Date of Image: 1971-01-01
Category: Saturn Apollo Program
 

Full Description: Super Guppy, bigger sister of the aptly named Pregnant Guppy, was the only airplane in the world capable of carrying a complete S-IVB stage. This aircraft was built by John M. Conroy of Aero Spaceliners, Incorporated, who started with the fuselages of a surplus Boeing C-97 Stratocruiser, ballooned out the upper decks enormously, and hinged the front sections so that they could be folded back 110 degrees. The Super Guppy flew smoothly at a 250-mph cruising speed, and its cargo deck provided a 25-foot clear diameter.
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Keywords: Super Guppy
MSFC Negative Number: 0101141
Reference Number: MSFC-75-SA-4105-2C
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