Sensors on three NASA science aircraft recorded data on water fluctuation between soil and the atmosphere over California's San Joaquin Valley.
NASA research pilot Tom Ryan snapped this self-portrait while flying the ER-2 Earth Resources aircraft on a high-altitude mission over New Mexico.
Channeled center body inlet could improve airflow and fuel efficiency of jet engines at a wide variety of speeds.
The Dryden Flight Research Center helped advance NASA's overall mission of Earth and space science and aerospace technology research during 2011.
A new image from NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) shows a complex distribution of interstellar dust and stars in the Orion nebula.
NASA photographer Tom Tschida gets some unusual perspectives on the high-flying Earth science aircraft as it is disassembled for major maintenance.
NASA Dryden provided a wide range of physical and communications support to the space shuttle program over more than three decades.
NASA recently completed flight tests to prepare for a multi-year airborne campaign to study humidity and chemistry of the tropical tropopause.
NASA researchers recently gathered data from a select group of volunteers on their perception of sonic booms created by aircraft in supersonic flight.
NASA's DC-8 airborne science laboratory has returned to the United States after completing its Fall 2011 Operation IceBridge campaign over Antarctica.
NASA's SOFIA flying observatory has taken the highest resolution mid-infrared image to date of the massive W40 star-forming region in the Milky Way.
Scientists aboard NASA's DC-8 flying lab capture data on glacial movement and ice thickness as the Fall 2011 Antarctic IceBridge campaign wraps up.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center has awarded an $11.2 million contract for construction of a 38,000-square-foot Facilities Support Center.
Retired NASA Dryden Flight Research Center test pilot Edward T. Schneider has been inducted into the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame in Lexington, Ky.
IceBridge team turns attention to the Getz Ice Shelf, the Thwaites and Recovery glaciers and several other Antarctic targets during recent flights.
Multi-year NASA airborne campaign to study the humidity and chemical composition of the tropical tropopause over the Pacific Ocean in 2013-2014.
NASA's Operation IceBridge has made the first-ever airborne measurements of a major iceberg calving in progress on Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier.
Significant fissure across a large portion of the Pine Island Glacier ice shelf could portend the separation of an enormous portion of the glacier.
Flight tests on NASA Dryden's F-15B research test bed helped model thermal protection system foam loss from the shuttle’s external fuel tank.
Thanks to good weather, NASA's DC-8 flying lab and NCAR's G-V are maintaining a high flight rate during Fall 2011 Operation IceBridge campaign.