|In Plane View: SpaceShipOne
Many circular windows are used in SpaceShipOne's innovative design. The air pressure stresses on multiple smaller windows are less than on a single long windshield. The thin curved line marks the circular cockpit hatch.
Image Number: WEB10811-2008
Credit: Photo by Carolyn Russo, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Copyright: Smithsonian Institution
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