05.13.11 - The G-III research aircraft obtained radar imagery of volcanoes on Hawaii's Big Island and mapped surface deformations on Oahu, Molokai, and Maui.
05.12.11 - Thermal and visual imagery were collected over the Mojave Desert on a NASA-funded study to aid detection of caves on Earth, the moon and Mars.
05.10.11 - Testing future satellite instruments from airplanes is the next best thing to actually testing them in space.
05.10.11 - NASA has selected the first six teachers who will work with scientists aboard the SOFIA flying observatory during research flights in May and June.
05.10.11 - Lee R. Scherer, who served as the third director of NASA's Flight Research Center from late 1971 through early 1975, died May 7. He was 92.
05.03.11 - Boeing’s Phantom Ray Unmanned Aircraft System aircraft made its first flight on April 27 at Edwards Air Force Base.