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.
"She was very intelligent, shy, self-conscious and quiet," said National Air and Space Museum aeronautics curator Dorothy Cochrane of the late Anne Morrow Lindbergh.
Former Air Force Flight Test Center commander and X-15 rocket plane pilot Maj. Gen. Robert M. White died March 17 at the age of 85.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center is supporting the Department of Defense (DoD) on the Global Observer Joint Capability Technology Demonstration program.
High school robotics teams sponsored or supported by NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center are finding the competition at the FIRST Robotics regional games to be intense.
More than 40 seventh-grade girls visited NASA Dryden during their AAUW Tech Trek tour.› View Tech Trek Video
Famed aerospace artist Robert T. McCall, who created murals of aerospace history for aerospace museums and movies, including three works for NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, died Friday, Feb. 26 in Scottsdale, Ariz., at the age of 90.
"If I had not become a pilot, I probably would have been a scientist," says NASA research pilot William F. "Bill" Brockett.
Several high school robotics teams sponsored or supported in part by NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center rolled out their 2010 robots in mid-February.
NASA's Gulfstream III environmental research aircraft returned to its base at the Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility in Palmdale, Calif., Feb. 15 after a three-week campaign of radar imaging flights over Central America and the island of Hispaniola.