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October 1, 2014

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The Reaper drone, now known as a Global Hawk, is 44 feet long, has the same wingspan as a Boeing 737 and can fly 11,000 miles for 32 straight hours. NASA acquired the aircraft from the military in 2009.

Richard N. Velotta

The Reaper drone, now known as a Global Hawk, is 44 feet long, has the same wingspan as a Boeing 737 and can fly 11,000 miles for 32 straight hours. NASA acquired the aircraft from the military in 2009.