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NASA's aircraft of the future (images)

What are the two of the most glaring problems in modern aircraft? Noise and carbon emissions. NASA’s Aeronautics division is working on airplanes of the future that can solve those problems and many more. Check out Rachel's King's blog from the TED+NASA event Wednesday.

This Boeing concept has a blended wing body and could be ready for production in 2020.

Credit: Boeing