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.
DC-8 flying lab surveys Recovery Glacier region of Antarctica Oct. 20 during its sixth science flight in the Fall 2011 Operation IceBridge campaign.
San Jose high school science teacher Marita Beard shares her experiences after an astronomy flight on NASA's SOFIA airborne observatory.
Third annual airborne science mission to collect ice thickness data over the Weddell Sea, Getz and Pine Island glaciers and related Antarctic areas.
Auto-GCAS software and a small Piccolo autopilot turn a hobby-grade, radio-controlled model plane into a high-technology flight research aircraft.
Famed Air Force test pilot Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager recalled highlights of his test-flying days for the camera at a number of locations at Edwards AFB.
Retired spacecraft to be ferried to LAX, then towed on surface streets to Exposition Park museum in downtown Los Angeles.
The competition's goal was to advance technologies in fuel efficiency and reduced emissions with cleaner renewable fuels and electric aircraft.
NASA is once again represented at this year’s International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, N.M. with exhibits, displays and educational programs.
Converted Lockheed JetStar bizjet flew hundreds of landing approaches to check out and certify the space shuttle’s precision landing navigation system.