NASA's Ikhana is a civilian version of General Atomics' MQ-9 Reaper.
The Predator's "eyes:" a pair of cameras (one visual, one infrared) in the plane's nose.
The General Atomics-designed pilot stations are far from intuitive.
Ikhana shown taxiing past two of NASA's F-18 research/chase platforms at the Dryden Flight R
The Global Hawk pilot station at Dryden (above), designed with input from Northrup Grumman a