In a turbulent era of 1960s Cold War confrontations, moon race headlines, and war in southeast Asia, eight military and civilian test pilots flew the radical X-15 rocket plane out of the atmosphere and into the record books, earning astronaut status.
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The Space Shuttle orbiter Discovery arrived back at the Kennedy Space Center after a three-day cross-country ferry flight from Edwards Air Force Base.
Former Apollo-Soyuz and Space Shuttle astronaut Vance Brand was honored this past weekend by the Lancaster Jethawks Class A California League baseball team during its annual Aerospace Appreciation Night.
NASA's two F-15 research aircraft don't get a lot of flight hours, and it's even less frequent that they are in the air together on the same mission.
Visitors and NASA employees cheer Discovery launch.
As Hurricane Emily lashes the coast of northeastern Mexico and southern Texas, a high-flying NASA ER-2 earth sciences aircraft from the Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., flew high over the storm as it moved across the Caribbean Sea to the Gulf of Mexico.
NASA and several industry teams are studying how to design and build an aircraft that could demonstrate technology to lessen the noise and window-rattling effects of supersonic flight.
Fifty teachers will spend a day this week exploring the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif., as part of a larger educational program funded through the California Department of Education.
NASA's Return-to-Flight Space Shuttle mission, designated STS-114, is tentatively set for mid-July. The shuttle orbiter Discovery will be launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida and is scheduled to land there about 12 days later.
NASA Dryden aerospace engineer Kevin Walsh withdrew from the Race Across America cross-country bicycle race Thursday due to respiratory difficulties and exhaustion.› Daily Progress Updates
Sixteen teachers from 10 states are participating this week in a workshop at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards designed to aid educators in incorporating NASA-based material into their science and math curriculum.
NASA's Aura spacecraft showed that other atmospheric processes restored ozone amounts to near average and stopped high levels of harmful ultraviolet radiation from reaching Earth's surface.
Rep. Ken Calvert, R-Calif., chairman of the House Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics, was briefed by X-43A engineer Laurie Grindle during a tour of NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center June 2.
Gwen's Young's life has been anything but ordinary since she joined NASA as a Presidential Management Intern at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. some 22 years ago.
Trong Bui, an aerospace engineer at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, will have the opportunity to share some of the most current NASA engineering technology at two regional universities following his selection as a 2005 NASA Administrator's Fellowship Program (NAFP) Fellow.
Following the postponement of the Space Shuttle Return-to-Flight Mission STS-114 from May to July, NASA is extending the deadline for news media organizations to seek credentials for on-site coverage of the event at the Kennedy and Johnson Space Centers and Dryden Flight Research Center.
A Menlo Park high-technology firm has won a NASA research grant under the aerospace agency's Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) program that could improve the efficiency of computer flight simulation for a wide variety of aircraft.
NASA's pioneering work with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) could boost the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's quest for life-saving atmospheric and environmental information.
A high-technology firm in Harford, N.Y., has won a NASA research grant under the aerospace agency's Small Business Technology Transfer