G-III - JSC

NASA G-III JSC
Current Status:
Direct Return Mission (ends 10/04/18)

*** This aircraft is currently undergoing maintenance and modifications *** The NASA Gulfstream III (G-III) is a business jet that has been structurally modified by the Johnson Space Center and instrumented at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center to serve as a platform for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's UAVSAR as well as serving as a multi-role cooperative research platform for the earth science community and a variety of flight research customers.

Owner/Operator: 
NASA Johnson Space Center
Type: 
Conventional Aircraft
Duration: 
7 hours (payload and weather dependent)
Useful Payload: 
2,610 lbs
Gross Take-off Weight: 
69,700 lbs
Onboard Operators: 
8 Passengers and 3 Aircrew
Max Altitude: 
45,000
Air Speed: 
460 knots
Range: 
3,650 Nmi
NASA SMD User Fee: 
$3500
Point(s) of Contact: 

Mihailo Derek Rutovic

Mobile: (832) 205-3854
Work: (281) 244-9871

Bill Rieke

Work: (281) 244-9658
Mobile: (281) 799-5463