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.
NASA’s DC-8 flying science laboratory completed an almost 7 ½ -hour flight Aug. 24 over the Gulf of Mexico to probe an area of convection in the Gulf for signs of development and vorticity.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center recently hosted flight tests of a lidar sensor suite and related terrain sensing and recognition lidar control equipment under the ALHAT project.
NASA’s Global Hawk soars aloft from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 15 on a functional check flight of the aircraft payload system and science instruments for the Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes, or GRIP, mission.
NASA's Chief Technology Officer, Bobby Braun, says the agency must return to its roots as a leader of technological development.
Former NASA space shuttle astronaut and air race pilot Robert "Hoot" Gibson gives a "thumbs up" after flying in a NASA F/A-18 Hornet during a pilot proficiency flight by NASA research pilot Jim Smolka.
Completion of second segment of flight tests with telescope door open sets stage for early science missions by NASA's SOFIA observatory.
Technicians in NASA Dryden's Flight Loads Laboratory recently completed load tests on a wing structure for AeroVironment's Global Observer prototype aircraft.