Veteran aerospace engineers Robert Curry and Michael Thomson have been named to oversee airborne science, aeronautical research at NASA Dryden.
A methane-measuring instrument recently completed performance tests during flights aboard NASA's DC-8.
Real-world tests of shuttle tires on modified jetliner pinpointed the rough surface of the Kennedy runway as the culprit in STS-23 tire explosion.
The crew of STS-135, NASA's last space shuttle mission, recapped highlights of the mission and shuttle program for NASA Dryden employees.
A NASA thermal-infrared scanner mounted in a NASA aircraft stands ready to support the Forest Service and CAL FIRE with real-time wildfire imagery.
Directors of NASA's Ames, Marshall and Glenn field centers field centers visited NASA Dryden Aug. 16 to discuss mutual cooperation on common goals.
Cal State Long Beach student intern Jill Pestana gives a thumbs-up for her summer internship experience with the NASA / DLR SOFIA flying observatory.
Lancaster Jethawks honored retired astronauts Fred Haise and Gordon Fullerton (right, waving), pilots Fitz Fulton and Tom McMurtry at Aerospace Night.
NASA's Gulfstream III research aircraft completed a brief Alaskan volcanoes radar imaging mission Aug. 1-4; now the lengthy data analysis work begins.
Scientists conducted airborne validation of four laser techniques for measuring atmospheric carbon dioxide aboard NASA’s DC-8 flying lab in late July.
NASA has selected seven companies to integrate and fly technology payloads on commercial suborbital reusable rockets near the boundary of space.
Early in the space shuttle program, NASA Dryden F-104 jets were used to flight-test various advanced shuttle Thermal Protection System materials.
For the first time ever, NASA's two highly modified Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft briefly flew in formation over the Edwards Air Force Base.
More Edwards AFB residents needed to augment 50 volunteers who have already registered for this fall's sonic boom research study at NASA Dryden.
NASA Dryden's Employee Exchange Council has presented its 2011 Thomas W. Finch Memorial Scholarship Award to Desert High grad Emily G. Wright.
Synthetic-aperture radar imaging volcanoes in the Cascade Range over California, Oregon and Washington and over the Aleutian Islands off Alaska.
NASA Dryden nurse practitioner Katie Kirk has been honored with a NASA Space Flight Awareness award for her support of NASA's space shuttle program.
Aircraft-mounted scanner operates like a digital camera with special filters to detect light energy at visible, infrared and thermal wavelengths.
NASA's F-8 Digital Fly-By-Wire research aircraft provided flight-test data to resolve the space shuttle's pilot-induced oscillation problem.
Space shuttle Atlantis' landing at the Kennedy Space Center early Thursday July 21 brought NASA's three decades of space shuttle missions to an end.