A NASA jumbo jet that will help scientists unlock the origins of the universe with infrared observations reached a milestone Friday when doors covering the plane’s telescope were fully opened in flight.
NASA's remotely piloted Predator B aircraft, the Ikhana, equipped with an infrared imaging sensor, recently conducted post-burn assessments of two Southern California wildfire sites, the Piute Fire in Kern County and the Station Fire in the Angeles National Forest.
One of NASA's two Global Hawk high-altitude aircraft took to the skies this week for its first flight under NASA operation.
Middle school educators are invited to an astronomy workshop Nov. 3 that will offer hands-on activities to help students understand the importance of astronomical observations.
The Spaceward Foundation has rescheduled 2009 Space Elevator Power-Beaming Challenge Games for Nov. 4 at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California.
Following a three-year hiatus, Edwards Air Force Base is once again holding an open house and air show on Saturday, Oct. 17.
NASA begins a series of flights Oct. 15 to study changes to Antarctica's sea ice, glaciers and ice sheets.
Groundbreaking ceremonies are scheduled for 9 a.m. Oct. 14 for a new Consolidated Information Technology Center to be built at NASA’S Dryden Flight Research Center on Edwards Air Force Base.
Educators are invited to a back-to-school workshop Sept. 29 that will provide instruction on how to bring NASA education materials to the classroom.
NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center has awarded a contract to EMCOR Government Services, of Arlington, Va., to provide facility operations and maintenance at the center’s facilities at Edwards Air Force Base and Palmdale, Ca.
Space shuttle Discovery and its crew of seven astronauts ended a 14-day journey of more than 5.7 million miles with a 5:53 p.m. PDT / 8:53 p.m. EDT landing Friday at Edwards Air Force Base in California.
Deteriorating and unstable weather conditions in eastern Florida have led space shuttle mission managers to call off Thursday evening's scheduled landing of Space Shuttle Discovery at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. As a result, the likelihood of Discovery ending its mission at Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California this weekend has increased.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center has awarded a contract modification to L-3 Communications Integrated Systems, L.P., of Waco, Texas, for further developmental engineering on the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA).
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center will conduct a series of research flights on Sept. 9 and 12 that will result in multiple sonic booms being heard on Edwards Air Force Base.
NASA has awarded a follow-on contract to Computer Sciences Corp.'s Applied Technology Group of Fort Worth, Texas, to support the agency's aircraft used for astronaut training, flight research and mission and program support.
The Orion crew module that will be used for the first launch abort system Pad Abort 1 flight test is scheduled to depart NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center Aug. 19 for the White Sands Missile Range, N.M., where the launch abort flight tests will be performed.
The last four crew members who flew aboard the famed triple-sonic Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird aircraft will be honored this Saturday evening, Aug. 15, by the Lancaster JetHawks baseball team during the team’s annual Aerospace Appreciation Weekend at Clear Channel Stadium in Lancaster.
Scott Buffa gave up a summer in cool, rainy Rochester, Mich., for an opportunity to work with NASA as an Undergraduate Student Research Program intern at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
Twenty-nine undergraduate and graduate students are participating in a six-week NASA Airborne Science field experience designed to immerse them in NASA's Earth Science research.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is again participating in America's largest air show.