We went to the Open House at NASA Langley Research Center today. Erin's sister, Alyssa, works there and told us about it. There was no way I was going to miss that opportunity...
Beatrix really enjoyed seeing all of the cool NASA stuff.
IR self portrait:
At the end of our visit Beatrix and I got to take a tour of the National Transonic Facility. It was absolutely awesome. It is the 'world's largest pressurized cryogenic wind tunnel'. I believe the guide said it would go down to -250° and up to 900 miles per hour. Just amazing.
The NTF wind tunnel:
Liquid nitrogen demo at the NTF. 'Don't try this at home...
Appropriate way to end the day, this was what we were greeted with when we got home: