A large, white airplane flies near mountains in Vail, Colorado

NASA tests airplanes as part of its aviation mission. Image Credit: NASA

      the design, building, testing and use of aircraft

NASA does a lot of research in the field of aviation and flight safety.

The Wright brothers made aviation history with the first flight of their airplane.

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