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.
About 150 youngsters joined their parents at the Dryden Flight Research Center recently during the center's Bring Your Children to Work Day.
NASA has released the first-ever airborne radar images of the deformation in Earth’s surface caused by a major earthquake.
Three NASA Dryden aircraft modified for science missions will be involved in NASA's new "Earth Venture" series of low-to-moderate cost environmental projects.
NASA's Gulfstream III aircraft carrying a sophisticated synthetic aperture radar will fly a brief series of imaging missions over the Gulf oil spill area this week.
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The Orion Launch Abort System Pad Abort-1 flight test crew module has been returned to NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
NASA's Gulfstream III carrying a synthetic aperture radar returns to Palmdale base after 18-day CanEX SM10 soil moisture survey mission in Saskatchewan, Canada.
The Global Hawk Pacific mission proved the worth of NASA's high-altitude, long-endurance Global Hawk unmanned aircraft for environmental science missions.
A Japanese spacecraft returned a capsule to Earth on June 13 in a uninhabited area of South Australia. NASA scientists and engineers played a contributing role in the mission.