NASA education chief and former astronaut Leland Melvin recently challenged Palmdale middle school students to "believe in yourself. Do what it takes to be successful."
AERO Institute education specialist Shaun Smith uses a miniature wind tunnel to demonstrate how an aircraft's shape affects its aerodynamic efficiency at the Super Science Saturday event.
Middle-school students who attended a Summer of Innovation activity at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center learned about the center's research into suppressing the intensity of sonic booms.
Eight high school students who participated in the INSPIRE internship program at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center this summer learned first-hand about the start-to-finish process of flight testing experimental aircraft.
Rina Nakano of KCWY-TV in Casper, Wyo., reported on the Summer of Innovation educational outreach by Dryden pilots Mark Pestana and Herman Posada in front of NASA's Beech King Air.
Informal education intern Mia Nilo, a biology major at San Diego State University, explains the Green Tech Airfield exhibit at the AERO Institute in Palmdale, Calif., to visitors during the Thursday Night on the Square activity in the Palmdale Civic Center.
The Elevating Aeronautics workshop focused on applying skills in physical science, mathematics, language arts and related academic disciplines to the engineering design process.
Enthusiastic Southern California teachers participated in NASA's Airborne Research Experiences for Educators and Students program.
Twenty-eight undergraduate and graduate college students from 22 colleges and universities are participating in the six-week NASA-NSERC Student Airborne Research Program that is giving them first-hand experience NASA's Earth Science research.
Three Massachusetts high school students began their summer with a journey halfway around the world to participate in a NASA mission that imaged a Japanese spacecraft's fiery return to Earth.
Officials of the City of Palmdale, NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center and the AERO Institute re-dedicated NASA Dryden's Educator Resource Center May 19 in Palmdale.
When teenagers get together, no two may be exactly alike, but neither are they radically different, as a distance-learning event linking teens in Palmdale, Calif., and Jakarta, Indonesia, recently demonstrated.
Four high school-age robotics teams supported by NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center competed at the FIRST national robotics championships April 15-17 in Atlanta.
Students at the West Boron School in East Kern County learned about career possibilities with NASA Dryden during a recent career day.
Educators are invited to explore the use of robotics in the classroom during a free workshop on Saturday, May 22 at the AERO Institute in Palmdale.