Over 50 Years of Service

Posted on Mon, October 17, 2016

The Lockheed U-2 is an incredibly versatile, and successful intelligence gathering aircraft designed for high-altitude flight. Satellites are still unable to rival the precision and speed in which the U-2 can complete tasks. It is one of the few aircraft that has been in service for over 50 years and continues to serve today.

Credits: Select archival material provided by NASA and the U.S. Air Force