An airborne version of a new prototype science instrument that would survey the impacts of aerosols and clouds on global climate change is being checked out on a NASA ER-2 aircraft.
The NASA Advisory Council, which advises NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden on major programs and policy issues, held their two-day quarterly meeting Oct. 6-7 in Palmdale, Calif.
Visitors to the 2010 International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, N.M., watch hot-air balloons soar skyward while learning about NASA's work to improve aviation.
NASA Dryden plans a series of research flights to examine the structural response of large office buildings to low-amplitude sonic booms.
NASA's SOFIA flying observatory is scheduled to undergo tests of its entire integrated observatory system with the Faint Object InfraRed Camera mounted on its telescope in October.
Three McDonnell Douglas F-15D Eagle aircraft have been transferred from the U.S. Air Force to NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center for use in flight research and mission support roles.
NASA's six-week GRIP hurricane research mission nears conclusion with final flights of DC-8 flying laboratory and Global Hawk over Tropical Storm Matthew.
The Boeing / NASA X-48B Blended Wing Body research aircraft resumed flight tests with a checkout flight Sept. 21 from NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
NASA Dryden unmanned aircraft pilot Herman Posada (right) assisted by NASA Dryden staffers Gray Creech and Carmen Arevalo, was the focus of NASA's first bilingual web chat Sept. 23.
NASA 801 was recently modified by Adaptive Aerospace Corp. of Tehachapi to allow installation of a satellite communications (SATCOM) antenna on its upper fuselage.
Three NASA science aircraft were in the air over Hurricane Karl late last week, the first time during the GRIP campaign that that they flew over the same storm at the same time.
NASA’s armada of research aircraft arrived at Hurricane Karl on Thursday, Sept. 16.
Boeing's sub-scale X-48 blended wing-body flight demonstrators drew much interest at the Green Aviation Summit at NASA's Ames Research Center Sept. 8 and 9.
NASA DC-8 flying laboratory and unmanned long-endurance Global Hawk completed several flights over a tropical storm in the Caribbean Sept. 12-13 as part of the GRIP hurricane mission.
NASA DC-8 flying laboratory and unmanned long-endurance Global Hawk completed coordinated science flights over a tropical storm in the Caribbean Sept. 12 as part of the GRIP hurricane mission.
NASA science aircraft and scientists involved in the agency's GRIP hurricane research mission are slated to go aloft Sept. 12 to probe a developing storm over the Caribbean Sea.
NASA science aircraft are continuing to monitor tropical storms and potential hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean as part of the agency’s GRIP hurricane research campaign.
NASA science aircraft involved in the aerospace agency's GRIP mission are tracking the path and intensity of Hurricane Earl off the U.S. east coast.
Three NASA science aircraft involved in the aerospace agency's GRIP mission are tracking the path and intensity of Hurricane Earl off the U.S. east coast.
Middle-school students who attended a Summer of Innovation activity at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center learned about the center's research into suppressing the intensity of sonic booms.