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Did you see it? NASA uses retired spy plane to survey, improve snow forecasts

Posted On: May 19, 2022   |   Posted By: WRAL

Did you see it? NASA uses retired spy plane to survey, improve snow forecasts

If you looked up early Wednesday afternoon and noticed a unusual looking white aircraft high up against the clear Carolina blue skies, you caught a rare glimpse of a spy plane turned science platform for NASA. It returned to Pope Airfield shortly after 1 p.m. on Wednesday passing over Rocky Mount, Wendell and Lillington en route, and catching the eye of WRAL viewers who asked if they'd just seen a U-2.

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