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.
A NASA King Air studies wake turbulence from a NASA Global Hawk prior to an upcoming Northrop Grumman aerial refueling demonstration with two unmanned Global Hawks. (NASA Photo / Jim Ross)
Bill Nye the Science Guy paid a visit to NASA’s Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility in Palmdale, Calif., on Dec. 10.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center is hosting the flight test operations of Boeing’s Phantom Ray, a stealthy, jet-powered Unmanned Aircraft System aircraft.
NASA Dryden recently hosted helicopter air-drop flight tests of a 5-foot-long, 15-percent scale model of the Sierra Nevada Corporation's Dream Chaser spacecraft design.
NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif., has signed a Space Act Agreement with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) to use NASA technology and capabilities to help support the management and mitigation of wildfire disasters.
NASA's modified McDonnell Douglas F-15B Eagle aeronautical research aircraft is shown flying over Lake Isabella in Southern California's Kern County.
NASA education chief and former astronaut Leland Melvin recently challenged Palmdale middle school students to "believe in yourself. Do what it takes to be successful."
NASA's SOFIA observatory recently completed the first series of early science flights to demonstrate the aircraft's potential to make discoveries about the infrared universe.
SOFIA, NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, soared into the overnight skies on its first science flight Nov. 30, focusing on the Orion nebula and the Sharpless 140 star cluster.
The SOFIA flying observatory underwent several nights of telescope system checkout activities in mid-October in preparation for upcoming early astronomical science flights.
NASA has awarded a third contract for studies designed to identify advanced concepts for airliners that could enter service in 2025 and fly with less noise, cleaner exhaust and lower fuel consumption.
NASA's Operation IceBridge science team has returned home after a five-week deployment to Chile for the Fall 2010 Antarctic environmental science campaign.
The two X-34 hypersonic technology demonstration craft developed in the mid-1990s will be inspected by Orbital Sciences personnel to determine if they are viable for flight.
Despite marginal weather, NASA's IceBridge science flights continued with a mission by the agency's DC-8 flying laboratory over the Antarctic Peninsula Nov. 13.
NASA's 2010 IceBridge science flights over Antarctica resumed Nov. 10 with the campaign's seventh flight -- a high-altitude mission around the 86th latitude of the South Pole.
NASA has awarded two contracts for studies designed to identify advanced concepts for airliners that could enter service in 2025 and fly with less noise, cleaner exhaust and lower fuel consumption.
The late NASA research pilot and X-15 astronaut Joseph Albert Walker has been inducted into the recently established Nevada Aerospace Hall of Fame.
The HiMAT subscale research aircraft was featured on NASA Dryden's float in the recent Veterans Day parade in the nearby community of Quartz Hill .