Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong is briefed by Gary Cosentino on the X-48C engine during a National Research Council study tour at NASA Dryden.
Four early-model F/A-18 Hornets are the backbone of NASA Dryden Flight Research Center's stable of mission support aircraft.
On its 30th anniversary, STS-1 astronaut Robert Crippen shares his recollections of the first space shuttle mission and the shuttle program.
It was 30 years ago this week that NASA ushered in a new era of spaceflight with the inaugural launch of space shuttle Columbia on April 12, 1981.
After 30 years of space flight, more than 130 missions, and numerous science and technology firsts, NASA's space shuttle fleet will retire and be on display at institutions across the country to inspire the next generation of explorers and engineers.
The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, completed its first science flight using the German Receiver for Astronomy at Terahertz Frequencies (GREAT) scientific instrument.
This week marks the first anniversary of the NASA Global Hawk project’s initial science mission.
The Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is being studied by NASA to help scientists better understand processes occurring under Earth’s surface.
Scientists completed nighttime testing of the GREAT spectrometer in preparation for a series of astronomy flights on the SOFIA observatory in April.
The Boeing Company's unmanned hydrogen-powered Phantom Eye high-altitude technology demonstrator has arrived at NASA Dryden for flight tests.
Three members of the engineering staff at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center are among 32 women profiled on the recently unveiled Women@NASA site.
NASA Dryden-backed high school robotics teams fail to make cut at Los Angeles regional meet; one has one more chance to qualify for FIRST nationals.
During the past year, the SOFIA Observatory achieved program goals and passed program milestones at a pace almost as fast as the observatory can fly
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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.