Thermals might assist UAVs.
NASA on Classic TV
Astronaut Armstrong recalls the organization's origins.
The City of Lancaster, Calif., inducted former NASA research pilot Edward T. Schneider into its Aerospace Walk of Honor Sept. 24.
NASA Pilot Joins Walk of Honor
Aerospace engineering students spent a recent Saturday on a lake -- not sailing but helping NASA study aircraft takeoff and landing noise.
The Pathfinder-Plus solar-electric flying wing recently completed a short series of research flights from NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center to investigate the effects of turbulence on lightweight flexible wing structures
When NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center and AeroVironment, Inc. flew the company's Pathfinder-Plus solar-electric aircraft recently, the weather mattered; it mattered a lot.
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.
NASA Artists a Study in Contrasts