Jaiwon Shin, chief of NASA's aeronautics research, outlined current and proposed aeronautics projects during a town hall at NASA Dryden May 19.
NASA has mobilized its remote-sensing assets to help assess the spread and impact of the Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico at the request of U.S. disaster response agencies.
Cornell University's Faint Object Infrared Camera for the SOFIA Telescope, or FORCAST, has been installed on the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy's 2.5-meter telescope in preparation for the flying telescope's "First Light" mission slated later this month.
NASA conducted a spectacular though brief flight test of the Orion Launch Abort System in the early morning of May 6 at the U.S. Army's White Sands Missile Range near Las Cruces, N.M.
NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy 747SP completed a seven-hour telescope assembly test flight April 30 that included the first in-flight tracking of celestial objects.
NASA's 2010 Operation IceBridge mission to the Arctic is nearing its halfway point, as research flights.
NASA wrapped up the 2010 Global Hawk Pacific (GloPac) environmental science mission April 30 with a final high-altitude flight of an unmanned Global Hawk aircraft over the Pacific Ocean southwest of Baja California.
Four high school-age robotics teams supported by NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center competed at the FIRST national robotics championships April 15-17 in Atlanta.
Kim Lewis-Bias from NASA Dryden public affairs assists visitors to the photo kiosk in the NASA exhibit at the California Poppy Festival in Lancaster.
Scientists and technicians are preparing NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy – or SOFIA – for a flight in late May when the world's largest airborne telescope will gather long-awaited "first light" infrared observations to validate and verify its astronomical science capabilities.
Members of Dryden-supported high school robotics teams discussed their common interest in robotics with Indonesian students via a Distance Learning Network video link.
Digital Fly-By-Wire technology pioneered in the 1970s at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center has been inducted into the Space Foundation's Space Technology Hall of Fame.
The Universities Space Research Association has issued the first call for proposals to the astronomical science community for use of the SOFIA airborne observatory.
NASA's Global Hawk environmental science aircraft took to the skies again April 13 on the second flight in the 2010 Global Hawk Pacific (GloPac) atmospheric sampling mission.
NASA and The Boeing Company have completed the first phase of flight tests on the subscale X-48B blended wing body aircraft at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.
Four of the five Southern California high school robotics teams sponsored or supported by NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center are heading to the FIRST national robotics championship competition in Atlanta, Ga., April 15 to 17.
NASA has successfully completed the first science flight of the Global Hawk unpiloted aircraft system over the Pacific Ocean. The flight April 7 was the first of five scheduled for this month's Global Hawk Pacific, or GloPac, mission.
Final preparations are under way for NASA's latest flight test for future human space exploration — the Pad Abort-1, or PA-1, flight test of a launch abort system, scheduled for May 6 at the Orion Abort Flight Test Launch Complex 32E at the U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range near Las Cruces, N.M.
NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy – SOFIA – resumed flight envelope expansion test flights over the past two weeks.
All three high school robotics teams supported by NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center were in action at FIRST Robotics regional meets during the third and fourth weekends of March.