Researchers at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, Calif., are investigating the use of surplus demilitarized Navy AIM-54 Phoenix air-launched missiles as possible hypersonic test platforms or testbeds.
A year of challenge, a year of transition, a year of accomplishment – that was 2006 at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base.
Would you like to win a NASA flight jacket? That was the question posed to students across the United States by the education office at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center has awarded contracts to five companies for professional engineering and management services to aid the center in acquiring world-class flight research, test and operational-oriented projects.
A team led by NASA and U.S. Forest Service scientists recently collected real-time, visible and infrared data from sensors onboard a remotely piloted aircraft over the Esperanza Fire in Southern California.
Five small high-technology firms have been selected by NASA Dryden Flight Research Center for research and development contracts under Phase II of NASA's Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program.
Jim Sokolik recently became the man who launched 1,000 ships.
Well, not exactly sea-going ships. Sokolik reached his personal milestone by launching his 1,000th mission when one of the two ER-2 aircraft that NASA Dryden Flight Research Center operates for NASA's high-altitude science program took to the sky in mid-September.
Gulfstream Aerospace and NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center have teamed in a project called Quiet SpikeTM to investigate the suppression of sonic booms.
California students among the first to fly a fuel cell-powered aircraft.
Two aerospace milestones that involved both triumph and tragedy.
First Hands-Off Autonomous Aerial Refueling
Would you like to win a NASA flight jacket? That is one of the prizes in a national history competition for students in grades five through 12 sponsored by NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.
Orion is the central member of a family of spacecraft and shuttle-derived launchers that will go to the moon and Mars.
"When I was eight years old, I sat in a cardboard refrigerator box and dreamed of going to the moon".
One of the last vestiges of the SR-71 high-speed flight project at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center was hauled away on a flatbed truck in early July.
Visitors to this year's Antelope Valley Fair in Lancaster can take a journey into a virtual reality solar system.
NASA Dryden develops new fabrication capability
It takes a lot of crane to lift a three-and-a-half-ton space shuttle main engine up from its trailer.
One of NASA's two high-flying ER-2 Earth resources aircraft, took to the skies recently from NASA's Dryden on its first science mission in over two years.
Jeffrey E. Bauer, an aerospace engineer and project manager at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center on Edwards Air Force Base, was honored recently by Unmanned Vehicle Systems International with its 2006 Catherine Fargeon Award.