NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center is exploring the Towed Glider Air-Launch Concept, a novel technique to rocket satellites into orbit.
NASA aircraft to fly over central California measuring air pollution helping scientists understand how to measure and forecast air quality from space.
NASA Global Hawk unmanned research aircraft to probe upper atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean for answers to how a warming climate is changing Earth.
Researchers using NASA's SOFIA flying observatory capture new images of a huge ring of gas and dust surrounding the Milky Way's massive black hole.
NASA selects eight large-scale integrated technology research projects that could lead to quieter, "greener" and more fuel-efficient future aircraft.
NASA research and technology enhances safety, enables more fuel-efficient engines, quieter airplanes and improved air traffic management.
STI develops new flight simulation system that combines real-world and computer-generated visualization under a SBIR Phase II agreement with NASA.
Dryden Flight Research Center helped advance NASA's overall mission of Earth and space science and aerospace technology research, development in 2012.
After lengthy maintenance period that included several upgrades, high-altitude aircraft ready for new series of Earth and space science missions.
Minimal modifications to existing flight control laws could improve aerodynamics, optimizing fuel consumption, reducing costs and pollution.