“the TU-144LL rollout ceremony. U.S.-Russian Supersonic Flight…

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“the TU-144LL rollout ceremony. U.S.-Russian Supersonic Flight Tests Began With Russian SST Roll-Out: A modified Russian supersonic passenger jet was rolled out of its hangar at the Zhukovsky airfield in March 1996 to symbolize the start of a joint six-month flight research program between NASA, a U.S. industry team and the Russian aeronautics establishment.”