Converted Lockheed JetStar bizjet flew hundreds of landing approaches to check out and certify the space shuttle’s precision landing navigation system.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center recently awarded contracts to research firms to aid the center in meeting goals of the UAS in the NAS project.
Former NASA astronaut Mike Mullane reflects on his three space shuttle missions at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
Educators learned how to apply NASA content resources in their classrooms during the Airborne Research Experiences for Educators program this summer.
NASA's SOFIA flying observatory returns to its base in Palmdale, Calif., after week-long deployment to Germany and display at Andrews.
Students and teachers from 10 middle schools see the International Space Station and the Hubble Space Telescope through the eyes of 3-D IMAX cameras.
Engineering major Travis Whitlow finished a NASA University Research Centers internship that offered him hands-on and mentored engineering experience.
Infrared sensor mounted in NASA aircraft captures area burned by wildfire south of Palmdale, Calif., over the Sept. 17-18 weekend.
A group of environmental scientists are preparing for a multi-year NASA airborne science investigation of Atlantic hurricane formation and intensity.
More than 300 former and present employees were cited for their support of the Space Shuttle Program during luncheon in NASA Dryden's shuttle hangar.
Successful deployment and landing tests on NASA's NB-52B validated engineers' predictions, led to addition of the braking chute to the shuttle fleet.
Kentucky State University computer science grad student Luis Urbina obtained hands-on engineering experience via an EPSCoR internship at NASA Dryden.
This page chronicles some of NASA's remembrances of the September 11 attacks and the Americans who died that day.
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.