NASA Awards X-59 Quiet Supersonic Flight Community Testing Contract to HMMH

05.10.2021 |

HMMH is very pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract to support NASA’s X-59 Community Response Testing.

“As the X-59 Program continues to mature and NASA turns more attention towards assessing potential effects from noise emissions from the supersonic aircraft, HMMH is eager to support the agency, building upon our extensive prior work in this field,” said Kurt M. Hellauer, Director of Federal Programs and Program Manager for this contract. “We thank NASA for their confidence in our team and the opportunity to support the agency’s vital work in advancing the science behind supersonic flight and paving the way for new entrants to the National Airspace System.”

“We are very excited for the opportunity to bring a world-class team to this challenging project” said Mary Ellen Eagan, HMMH President and CEO.

HMMH will be working with the following subcontractors on the project: Blue Ridge Research and Consulting, LLC; Westat Inc.; EMS Brüel & Kjær Inc. dba Envirosuite; Center for Atmospheric Sciences (CAS) at Hampton University; Spire Global Inc.; Senzig Engineering; and Crown Consulting Inc.

Additional information on the project can be found in NASA’s press release or by contacting Kurt Hellauer at 781-852-3122 or

Header photo by Lockheed Martin