Dryden Flight Research Center
P.O. Box 273
Edwards, California 93523
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.
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.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center will once again participate in the Edwards Air Force Base Open House and Air Show Oct. 28-29, with one of its high-altitude ER-2 Earth science aircraft flying and several other NASA aircraft on static display.
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.
Sixty years ago this September, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) helped launch a new era in aviation. The NACA and its successor, NASA, have had a significant and uninterrupted presence in the high desert of Southern California ever since, leading to an unbroken chain of advances in aerospace.
Remembering two aerospace milestones that involved both triumph and tragedy.
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.
Visitors to this year's Antelope Valley Fair in Lancaster can take a journey into a virtual reality solar system.
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.
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.
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.
Six teams of Antelope Valley middle school students will maneuver robots on July 1 in Palmdale.
NASA has selected Kay and Associates, Inc., to provide aerospace ground equipment support services for the agency's Dryden Flight Research Center.
NASA Announces Two New Explorer Schools in Northeastern Arizona
Researchers at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., are testing a 21-foot wingspan 8.5 percent scale prototype of a blended wing body aircraft in Langley's historic full-scale wind tunnel.
Former NASA Dryden Flight Research Center pilot and engineer Bruce A. Peterson died May 1 in Laguna Niguel following a lengthy illness. He was 72.
Two contractors at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base are among more than 100 American small businesses honored in April by the U.S. Small Business Administration, one of them as National Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year.
The landing of the Space Shuttle Columbia on April 14, 1981, at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., capped what was perhaps the greatest test flight in history.
NASA retirees and others who played a major role in the first space shuttle landing at Edwards Air Force Base 25 years ago will gather on Monday, April 10
Former astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin was honored with NASA's Ambassador of Exploration Award Saturday evening at the California Science Center in Los Angeles
Two employees of NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base have been honored with the agency's Quality and Safety Achievement Recognition award for contributing to the awareness and leadership of safety efforts at Dryden.
Students from two local middle schools will gather in the Edwards Air Force Base theater next Thursday, March 2, to speak with the current crew of the International Space Station.
Two science teachers from Gifford C. Cole Middle School in east Lancaster are taking their experiments out of the classroom and into NASA's "Weightless Wonder," a flying microgravity laboratory.
Former NASA astronaut Vance Brand is being honored by the nation's aerospace agency as an Ambassador of Exploration for his involvement in the Apollo space program in the 1960s and early 1970s.
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