Groundbreaking ceremonies are scheduled for 9 a.m. Oct. 14 for a new Consolidated Information Technology Center to be built at NASA’S Dryden Flight Research Center on Edwards Air Force Base.
Members of the United Nations-affiliated International Civil Aviation Organization, or ICAO, monitored a series of sonic boom research flights conducted by NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Sept. 9.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center was well represented at the 2009 Salute to Youth career fair in Palmdale, Calif., Sept. 18. Not only was the 18th annual student career fair centered at the Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility and nearby Bldg. 704 adjacent to Air Force Plant 42, but several Dryden employees staffed several of the more than 100 exhibits and information tables at the event.
NASA's ER-2 high-altitude aircraft is flying engineering demonstration flights during September of the Tropospheric Wind Lidar Technology Experiment, or TWiLiTE, developed by scientists from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.
Retired NASA Apollo program astronaut James McDivitt was inducted into the Aerospace Walk of Honor in Lancaster City, Calif. on Sept. 19, 2009.
NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center has awarded a contract to EMCOR Government Services, of Arlington, Va., to provide facility operations and maintenance at the center’s facilities at Edwards Air Force Base and Palmdale, Ca.
Retired NASA astronaut Gordon Fullerton, Lancaster vice-mayor Ron Smith, Apollo 17 commander Gene Cernan and NASA Dryden acting deputy director Gwen Young join retired NASA astronaut James McDivitt in wielding shovels at the planting of a commemorative moon tree.
Fifty years later, X-15 test pilot and former space shuttle commander Joe Engle recalls the highs and lows of this unique, high-speed research aircraft.
Space shuttle Discovery and its crew of seven astronauts ended a 14-day journey of more than 5.7 million miles with a 5:53 p.m. PDT / 8:53 p.m. EDT landing Friday at Edwards Air Force Base in California.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center has awarded a contract modification to L-3 Communications Integrated Systems, L.P.for further developmental engineering on SOFIA.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center will conduct a series of research flights on Sept. 9 and 12 that will result in multiple sonic booms being heard on Edwards Air Force Base.
NASA has awarded a follow-on contract to Computer Sciences Corp.'s Applied Technology Group of Fort Worth, Texas, to support the agency's aircraft used for astronaut training, flight research and mission and program support.
NASA Dryden's second Gulfstream III, tail number 803, recently rolled out of the Edwards Air Force Base paint hangar sporting a new paint job.
The Orion crew module that will be used for the first launch abort system Pad Abort 1 flight test is scheduled to depart NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center Aug. 19 for the White Sands Missile Range, N.M., where the launch abort flight tests will be performed.
Rafe Day wasn't the typical Earth scientist flying on NASA's DC-8 flying laboratory this summer.
Framed by the flags fluttering over the outfield fence, NASA Dryden T-38 and F/A-18 aircraft performed a low-level flyby past Clear Channel Stadium in Lancaster, Calif., the evening of Aug. 15 as part of the Lancaster JetHawks Aerospace Appreciation Night.
Retired NASA Astronaut Vance Brand, (center), assisted by Steve Schmidt, director of NASA Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility and Mayor James Ledford of the City of Palmdale, Calif., planted a "Moon Tree" sycamore sapling at the AERO Institute in the Palmdale Civic Center.
The last four crew members who flew aboard the famed triple-sonic Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird aircraft will be honored this Saturday evening, Aug. 15, by the Lancaster JetHawks baseball team during the team’s annual Aerospace Appreciation Weekend at Clear Channel Stadium in Lancaster.
Retired NASA astronaut, space shuttle commander and research pilot Gordon Fullerton discussed the legacy of the Apollo 11 moon landing recently before a standing-room-only audience of employees and educators at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center recently conducted a flight test of an airflow-measurement device mounted underneath its F-15B research aircraft in the Rake Airflow Gage Experiment, or RAGE.