The Orion prototype of NASA's Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle used in the pad abort test last year has departed NASA Dryden for the Kennedy Space Center.
NASA ER-2 high-altitude Earth science aircraft No. 806 recently concluded a six-week deployment in the MC3E mission over Nebraska and Oklahoma.
NASA is imaging Mississippi River levees with a synthetic aperture radar slung beneath a G-III aircraft to determine the levees' overall stability.
The SOFIA flying observatory's astronomical science and its application to STEM education was highlighted before news and social media June 8.
Awe and amazement was these students' reaction as their rocket soared aloft at the 2011 Intermediate Space Challenge at the Mojave Air & Space Port.
NASA is using supersonic aircraft to produce super-loud sonic booms in an effort to minimize their startling impact in future supersonic aircraft.
NASA is seeking proposals from commercial suborbital flight providers and payload integrators to support the agency's Flight Opportunities Program.
NASA Dryden pilot Mark Dickerson, education specialists David Alexander and Shaun Smith conduct airborne lesson for middle schoolers from Cessna 172.
Seven NASA Dryden Flight Research Center employees were recently honored with Space Flight Awareness awards for their support of human space flight.
The G-III research aircraft obtained radar imagery of volcanoes on Hawaii's Big Island and mapped surface deformations on Oahu, Molokai, and Maui.
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.
Testing future satellite instruments from airplanes is the next best thing to actually testing them in space.
NASA has selected the first six teachers who will work with scientists aboard the SOFIA flying observatory during research flights in May and June.
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.
Boeing’s Phantom Ray Unmanned Aircraft System aircraft made its first flight on April 27 at Edwards Air Force Base.
A NASA ER-2 with a suite of scientific sensors is involved in a study of convective cloud and precipitation processes over the Midwestern states.› Read more on the MC3E mission
California Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon was briefed on current research activities during a recent tour of NASA's Dryden Fight Research Center.
Two members of the flight crew on Space Shuttle Discovery's final mission outlined their experiences to NASA Dryden employees during a visit April 26.
Retired Army Col. Emil "Jack" Kluever, who flew Apollo-era Lunar Landing Research Vehicle test flights in the mid-1960s, died on April 23, 2011.
NASA recently performed emissions testing on alternative, renewable fuels for a greener and less petroleum-dependent future.