An Air Force-NASA team was recently honored for its work on technology that automatically prevents controlled flight into terrain by fighter aircraft.
A NASA Global Hawk aircraft completed the third and final flight of the Winter Storms and Pacific Atmospheric Rivers, or WISPAR, field campaign on March 10.
The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, 747 is bathed by water from the Air Force Plant 42 fire department outside the Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility in Palmdale, Calif., during recent leak checks of the observatory's telescope cavity door.
Fifty years ago, on Feb. 25, 1961, former NASA Flight Research Center director Paul Bikle began a sailplane flight to set an altitude record that lasted for 25 years.
NASA Dryden's DC-8 airborne laboratory provided telemetry relay support to the abortive Glory science satellite mission launch attempt on March 4.
Robotics teams from Lancaster and Tehachapi high schools unveiled and demonstrated the capabilities of their electro-mechanical inventions for the 2011 FIRST Robotics Competition.
NASA deputy administrator Lori Garver updated Dryden employees on NASA's outlook for the next few years during a town hall presentation Feb. 22.
NASA Dryden is flight testing two Eagle Aero supersonic shockwave probes on its F-15B aircraft to determine their viability as research tools.
NASA’s Global Hawk is the centerpiece of NOAA's Winter Storms and Pacific Atmospheric Rivers environmental research mission, a planned three-week campaign to study "rivers in the sky."
NASA Dryden life-support technician Sean Wilscam assists a student in suiting up in a pilot's G-suit during the Bohn-Meyer Math and Science Odyssey.
The German Receiver for Astronomy at Terahertz Frequencies, or GREAT, instrument has been mounted on the SOFIA flying observatory for initial tests.
More than 20 aerospace firms large and small were represented at a recent NASA Flight Opportunities Program at the Dryden Flight Research Center.
NASA Dryden sonic boom researcher Ed Haering answers questions on NASA sonic boom research during a NASA.gov web chat Jan. 25.
Fifteen years after its final flight, veterans of the Kuiper Airborne Observatory, or KAO, gathered at NASA's Ames Research Center Nov. 10, 2010 to witness the opening of a time capsule.
More than 200 seventh-graders will experience hands-on learning activities during the Bohn-Meyer Math-Science Odyssey Feb. 4 at Antelope Valley College in Lancaster, Calif.
The symmetry of Dryden's "blue room" control room was seen by photographer Michael Salvatore Tierney.
Landing an ER-2, NASA's long-winged, high-altitude Earth science aircraft can be tricky.
Texas educator William R. “Russ” Claughton has been selected to lead the Office of Education at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center is evaluating Seismic Warning Systems’ QuakeGuard™ earthquake warning system to determine if sonic booms cause the devices to register false alarms.
A mid-infrared mosaic image from the SOFIA observatory offers new information about star formation processes in the Messier 42 nebula in the Orion constellation.