I'm all in favor of sleek, avant-garde engineering designs, but when it comes to supersonic planes, maybe don't model it after a vegetable. Unfortunately, this is exactly what NASA has done in their new design for an airplane that they are calling, "Supersonic Green Machine."

The concept for the plane was created by the Lockheed Martin Corporation, and since the photo of the plane hit the Internet, netizens have been having an absolute field day comparing it to a green onion, or negi in Japanese. The comparison has particular significance to Japan as negi is a recurring symbol in Japanese popular culture.

The plane will not reportedly be ready for use until 2030-2035, so for the time being, let's keep the hilarious photos and memes coming!

[Photo credit: K0ZiR0]

NASA plane or vegetable? You be the judge.

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