One of NASA's three X-38 Crew Return Vehicle technology demonstrators that flew at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., a decade ago has found a new home in America's heartland.
Moments after the unveiling of a new painting by noted aviation artist Robert McCall depicting former NASA astronaut and research pilot Neil Armstrong, new NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden discussed his goals and hopes for the nation's aerospace agency during a town hall with employees of NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center Oct. 30.
NASA's Global Hawk No. 872 banks for landing over Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., during its first check flight Oct. 23.
White Sands Missile Range technicians recently practiced stacking mockups of the Orion Pad Abort-1 flight test launch abort system and crew module.
Retired NASA Dryden employees John McTigue and Betty Love were honored as 2009 Eagles by the Flight Test Historical Foundation at the group’s Gathering of Eagles.
Middle school educators are invited to an astronomy workshop Nov. 3 that will offer hands-on activities to help students understand the importance of astronomical observations.
The Spaceward Foundation has rescheduled 2009 Space Elevator Power-Beaming Challenge Games for Nov. 4 at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California.
Richard T. Whitcomb has been called the most significant aerodynamic contributor of the second half of the 20th century.
The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy science team completed checkout of optical star tracking camera systems and conducted telescope assembly preparation exercises.
NASA begins a series of flights Oct. 15 to study changes to Antarctica's sea ice, glaciers and ice sheets.
NASA Dryden photographer Tom Tschida experienced a unique initiation after his first ride in a hot air balloon at the 2009 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
Following a three-year hiatus, Edwards Air Force Base is once again holding an open house and air show on Saturday, Oct. 17.
A graduate student team from Stanford University’s Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics recently claimed a world record-setting altitude of 7,142 feet for their small autonomously operated AA241X aircraft in mid-September 2009.
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.