NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center recently provided logistics and range support for a NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory team that tested a landing radar system for the next Mars rover mission adjacent to Dryden's Edwards Air Force Base facilities.
A planeload of scientists aboard NASA's DC-8 airborne laboratory have flown to Australia to catch a glimpse of the fiery return of a Japanese spacecraft to Earth.
NASA astronaut Marsha Ivins presents a Silver Snoopy award to retired Edwards Air Force Base airspace manager Bill Gries for his service to the space shuttle program.
A second NASA Global Hawk Earth sciences aircraft took to the skies May 27 on its first checkout flight since being acquired by NASA almost three years ago.
The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) achieved a major milestone May 26, with its first in-flight night observations.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center has awarded a contract to GRD Inc., of Doylestown, Pa., for continued project management planning support at the center, effective June 1, 2010.
Space shuttle Atlantis completed its last scheduled flight, landing at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida after mission STS-132 to the International Space Station.
NASA's ER-2 high-altitude Earth resources aircraft is wrapping up almost three weeks of survey flights over the Gulf of Mexico and gulf coastal areas to survey the extent and nature of the Gulf oil spill, with a final flight is slated for late Tuesday, May 25.
The Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, mission operations and science instrument teams are working nights in a dress rehearsal for the airborne observatory’s Telescope Assembly Characterization and 'First Light' flight.
Space shuttle Atlantis' launch on its last scheduled mission was bittersweet for the thousands of NASA and contractor staff who worked with the orbiter over 25 years.
Officials of the City of Palmdale, NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center and the AERO Institute re-dedicated NASA Dryden's Educator Resource Center May 19 in Palmdale.
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.