07.20.11 - While orbiting over the high desert July 16, the crew of space shuttle Atlantis gave tribute to NASA Dryden's communications staff for their support.
07.11.11 - The Approach and Landing Tests in 1977 evaluated the shuttle orbiter’s aerodynamic flight control systems and subsonic handling characteristics.
07.01.11 - Precision landings by the X-24B lifting body in 1975 led to the decision to not include jet engines on the space shuttles to aid landing approaches.
06.27.11 - Almost 30 college students are participating in the 2011 Student Airborne Research Program Earth science flights on NASA's DC-8 June 27-30.
06.29.11 - About 200 middle-school students applied science, technology, engineering and math at a NASA Summer of Innovation Rocketry Camp in Lamont, Calif.
06.24.11 - NASA’s SOFIA observatory viewed the dwarf planet Pluto as it passed in front of a distant star when Pluto's shadow fell on Earth June 23.