An Air Force Pilot Took A U-2 Spy Plane To The Edge Of Space — And The Photos Are Incredible

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Ross Franquemont is a U-2 pilot and instructor at the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron, based at Beale Air Force Base, California. Fortunately for the rest of the world, he is also a great photographer. In fact, the incredible images you can find in this post were taken by Ross during missions flown at high altitude (something around 70,000 feet) in the Dragon Lady aircraft.


If you want to learn more about the iconic spyplane click here to read our recent article or use the search button on the right hand side of the site (type U-2 and find all the stories we have published on the U-2).
 


Meanwhile, enjoy this unbelievable collection of photographs taken at the edge of space that Ross has allowed us to share with our readers.

























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  1. Beautiful! Love the moon phases. Fantastic MODERN MARVEL you have there, i cant wait till we have freeways in the lower atmosphere.

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