D20 – T-38

A pair of NASA Northrop T-38 Talons on Galaxy FBO ramp at the Conroe North Houston Regional Airport.

NASA operates a fleet of 16 T-38 supersonic jet trainers based primarily at Ellington Field in Houston, Texas. The fleet is a part of the Aircraft Operations Division (AOD) at the Johnson Space Center.

During the Space Shuttle era it was established NASA tradition for astronauts to arrive at the Kennedy Space Center in T-38 Talons.