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.
This interferogram of Southern California's Imperial Valley was created by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's UAVSAR synthetic aperture radar on NASA's Gulfstream III research aircraft by combining data from flights from the Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility in Palmdale on April 13 and July 1, 2010.
High school students in the INSPIRE summer internship program at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center learned first-hand about flight testing experimental aircraft.
NASA's Global Hawk remotely operated science aircraft will carry six lightning sensor instruments developed at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center on the GRIP hurricane study.
A NASA F/A-18 mission support aircraft keeps pace alongside the SOFIA airborne observatory during a test flight in preparation for Early Science missions.
A Palmdale municipal flag that was flown on space shuttle Atlantis during the recent STS-132 shuttle mission was presented to officials of the City of Palmdale, Calif., at a brief ceremony July 29.
When Delta Flight 191 crashed in Dallas, Tex., in early Aug. 1985 killing 135 people, it sparked a government-industry-academia partnership that resulted in many technologies that have virtually eliminated wind shear accidents today.
Enthusiastic Southern California teachers participated in NASA's Airborne Research Experiences for Educators and Students program.
Twenty-eight undergraduate and graduate college students from 22 colleges and universities are participating in the six-week NASA-NSERC Student Airborne Research Program that is giving them first-hand experience NASA's Earth Science research.
Three Massachusetts high school students began their summer with a journey halfway around the world to participate in a NASA mission that imaged a Japanese spacecraft's fiery return to Earth.
Construction is moving ahead on NASA Dryden's new Consolidated Information Technology Center.
A large erector set-like reaction frame in NASA Dryden's Flight Loads Laboratory holds the longest item ever tested there, the 175-foot-span wing of AeroVironment's Global Observer aircraft.
A number of engineers, technicians, managers and support staff at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center sacrificed precious family time to prepare for the Orion launch abort system PA-1 flight test.