On June 8, 1959, a sleek black rocket plane was carried aloft beneath the wing of a B-52.
The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum Trophy for Lifetime Achievement, the museum's highest honor, has been awarded to two distinguished NASA recipients, former astronaut and research pilot C. Gordon Fullerton and planetary scientist John R. Casani.
A team of scientists have embarked on a two-month expedition to the vast, frigid terrain of Greenland and Iceland.
A NASA ER-2 science aircraft from NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center is flying a series of cosmic dust collection missions April 27 through May 8, 2009 from NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
Jet engines are extremely sophisticated, exactingly engineered marvels of modern ingenuity. Henry Hernandez, chief of NASA Dryden Flight Research Center's jet engine shop, knows those marvels well.
Kerianne Hobbs' first memory of NASA was a family visit to NASA's Johnson Space Center when she was six.
Earth and space science aircraft fit nicely into Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility.
Educators are invited to participate in two science workshops offered in early May.
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Retiring center director Kevin L. Petersen received a speedy and splashing sendoff April 2 as he wrapped up a more than 37-year career as a research engineer, manager and center director at Dryden.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center will be conducting a series of research flights on Thursday morning, June 11, 2009, that could result in multiple sonic booms being heard in the local area.
Research at NASA Dryden more than 35 years ago that led to improvements in the fuel economy of large long-haul trucks has been honored by the Space Foundation.
Erick Young, a widely recognized authority on infrared astronomy, has been appointed science mission operations director for NASA's Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA.
NASA engineer Starr Ginn lives an aviation-filled life.
Retiring NASA Dryden Fight Research Center director Kevin Petersen got an April Fool's Day surprise when he arrived at work on April 1, 2009 – the HiMAT remotely piloted research aircraft sitting in his parking space in front of Dryden's main building.
About 25 seventh-grade girls from several area middle schools got up close and personal with some unique aircraft and high technology recently when they participated in a "Tech Trek" tour of NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.
Shawn Georg spent years on the family cattle ranch near Sabetha with his eyes toward the sky as military fighters and cargo planes flew low-level routes over the property.
NASA Dryden Flight Research Center’s Office of Education will present two free science workshops in mid-April, one on Martian geology, the other on rocketry.
Local educators are invited to a space science workshop on Saturday, April 4, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the AERO Institute in Palmdale.
Several high school robotics teams sponsored or supported in part by NASA Dryden Flight Research Center scored high in regional competitions sponsored by the FIRST organization March 27-28.
Steven Humphrey is tasked with designing real-time computer displays to gather and interpret in-flight data.