These NASA Contest Prototypes Are the Future of Commercial Flight

 - Jan 17, 2011
References: dailymail & fastcompany
These awesome NASA contest prototypes were the top three designs from a recent contest held by the governmental agency.

Having received submissions from each of the world’s leading aerospace companies, NASA ultimately awarded lucrative research contracts to Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and The Boeing Company. These winning designs are shown in this gallery, and each is a potential glimpse into what the future of commercial aviation might look like. And while each of these Nasa contest prototypes has its own unique style, they all share an eco-minded and increased capacity focus packed into a very cool exterior.