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Pic of the Day: Abandoned Airplanes

SOURCE: FLAVORWIRE • 2010-06-01
TOPICS: Human Spaceflight • Spaceflight • Space Exploration • Tier One • Tier 1b • Space Tourism • Mohave • Virgin Galactic • Pic • Spaceport

This morning we got a rare look inside of the Mojave Air and Spaceport an airplane “parking lot” in the middle of the Mojave Desert thanks to Mental Floss’ Ransom Riggs. While many of the plane are still active (including a few of Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic space planes), the area is also home to a boneyard where out-of-service aircrafts are picked apart like organ donors. Click for a virtual tour. Related posts:Pic of the Day: Well-Lit Abandoned Spaces Pic of t... read more »

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