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Global Hawk News Archives
March 13, 2014
 

2014
NASA Searches for Climate Change Clues in the Gateway to the Stratosphere (01/14):NASA's uncrewed Global Hawk research aircraft is in the western Pacific region on a mission to track changes in the upper atmosphere and help researchers understand how these changes affect Earth's climate.+ Read more

2013
NASA Dryden In 2013: Contributing to Aerospace Technology, Earth & Space Science (12/13):NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards, CA, helped advance the Agency’s overall mission of Earth and space science and aerospace technology research as it continued supporting NASA's four mission areas during 2013.+ Read more

NASA Dryden to Host Civil UAS Media Day (08/13): NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center will host a media day in partnership with the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) on Sept. 26, 2013, highlighting the Center’s use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and related technologies for civil purposes.+ Read more

NASA, Northrop Grumman Continue Partnership For Science (05/13): NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center and the Northrop Grumman Corporation have extended a no-cost agreement that enables NASA's Science Mission Directorate to conduct Earth science research with the Northrop Grumman-developed RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system.+ Read more

NASA Chases Climate Change Clues into the Stratosphere (01/13): Starting this month, NASA will send a autonomously flown research aircraft as high as 65,000 feet altitude over the tropical Pacific Ocean to probe unexplored regions of the upper atmosphere for answers to how a warming climate is changing Earth.+ Read more

2012
NASA Dryden in 2012: Contributing to Aerospace and Science Research (12/12): NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards, CA, helped advance the Agency's overall mission of Earth and space science and aerospace technology research as it continued supporting NASA's four mission areas during 2012.+ Read more

NASA's Global Hawk Mission Begins with Flight to Hurricane Leslie (09/12): NASA has begun its latest hurricane science field campaign by flying an unmanned Global Hawk aircraft over Hurricane Leslie in the Atlantic Ocean during a day-long flight from California to Virginia. With the Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) mission, NASA for the first time will be flying Global Hawks from the U.S. East Coast.+ Read more

2011
NASA Gears Up for Airborne Study of Earth's Radiation Balance (12/11): NASA scientists have successfully completed flight tests in preparation for deployment of a multi-year airborne science campaign to study the humidity and chemical composition of air entering the tropical tropopause layer of the atmosphere. NASA's Airborne Tropical TRopopause EXperiment (ATTREX) will conduct the science campaign over the Pacific Ocean from three locations in 2013 and 2014.+ Read more

NASA Dryden Awards UAS in the NAS Research Contracts, Agreements (10/11): NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center recently awarded contracts to six research and development firms to assist the center in meeting the goals of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration in the National Airspace System, or UAS in the NAS, project. In addition, cooperative agreements were issued to four universities to perform similar research functions to aid the project. + Read more

2010
NASA's Unpiloted Global Hawk Completes First Science Flight (4/10): NASA has successfully completed the first science flight of the Global Hawk unpiloted aircraft system over the Pacific Ocean. The flight April 7 was the first of five scheduled for this month's Global Hawk Pacific, or GloPac, mission to study atmospheric science over the Pacific and Arctic oceans. + Read more

2009
NASA Global Hawk Returns to Flight Status (10/09): One of NASA's two Global Hawk high-altitude aircraft took to the skies Oct. 23 for its first flight under NASA operation. The aircraft, to be used for Earth system science research, flew four hours during a functional check flight in restricted airspace over Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The flight included a check-out of aircraft systems, including engine, flight controls and communication. + Read more

NASA Debuts Global Hawk Autonomous Aircraft for Earth Science (1/09): NASA and Northrop Grumman Corporation have unveiled the first Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system to be used for environmental science research, heralding a new application for the world's first fully autonomous high-altitude, long-endurance aircraft. The debut took place Thursday at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif. + Read more

2008
NASA Awards Global Hawk Support Contract to Northrop Grumman (8/08): NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center has awarded a multi-year contract to Northrop Grumman Corporation's Integrated Systems Division of San Diego for engineering and technical services in support of the center's planned operation of two Global Hawk aircraft. + Read more

NASA / Northrop Agreement Opens Door to Science Investigation (5/08): NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center and the Northrop Grumman Corporation have reached an agreement that will enable NASA's Science Mission Directorate to conduct Earth science research with the Northrop Grumman-developed RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system. + Read more

2007
NASA Dryden Receives Two Early Global Hawk Aircraft (12/07): Two Northrop Grumman Global Hawk Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration aircraft were recently transferred from the U.S. Air Force to NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base. Initial research activities beginning in 2009 will support NASA's Airborne Science Program. + Read more



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