NASA has awarded a third contract for studies designed to identify advanced concepts for airliners that could enter service in 2025 and fly with less noise, cleaner exhaust and lower fuel consumption.
NASA has awarded two contracts for studies designed to identify advanced concepts for airliners that could enter service in 2025 and fly with less noise, cleaner exhaust and lower fuel consumption.
Scientists returned this week to the Southern Hemisphere where NASA's Operation IceBridge mission is set to begin its second year of airborne surveys over Antarctica.
The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), a joint program by NASA and the German Aerospace Center, achieved a major milestone May 26, with its first in-flight night observations.
NASA's SOFIA observatory recently completed the first series of early science flights to demonstrate the aircraft's potential to make discoveries about the infrared universe.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center will be conducting a series of research flights on Thursday morning, Oct. 14, and Saturday morning, Oct. 16, that could result in multiple sonic booms being heard in the local Edwards Air Force Base area.
Dryden Flight Research Center has awarded a contract to Southwestern Dakotah Inc., of Tucson, Ariz., for upgrades the center's primary electrical distribution system.
SOFIA Observatory recently completed a second series of flight tests with its telescope door open.
Enthusiastic Southern California teachers participated in NASA's Airborne Research Experiences for Educators and Students program.
A group of astronomers from NASA, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and other organizations are flying to the other side of the world for a front row seat as the Japanese Hayabusa spacecraft makes a fiery descent through Earth's atmosphere next Sunday night.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center has awarded a contract to GRD Inc., of Doylestown, Pa., for continued project management planning support at the center, effective June 1, 2010.
Indonesia's national motto is "Unity in diversity." Among ways of putting so broad a concept into perspective, few may be more effective than observing a meeting of teenage minds.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center will host an open house and rededication of its Educator Resource and Visitor Centers on Wednesday afternoon, May 19 at the AERO Institute in the Palmdale Civic Center.
At five years of age, Ohio State University engineering student Rory Kennedy visited the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.
Educators are invited to explore the use of robotics in the classroom during a free workshop on Saturday, May 22 at the AERO Institute in Palmdale.
NASA's Pad Abort 1 flight test, a launch of the abort system designed for the Orion crew vehicle, lifted off Thursday at the U.S. Army's White Sands Missile Range.
NASA has successfully completed the first science flight of the Global Hawk unpiloted aircraft system over the Pacific Ocean. The flight April 7 was the first of five scheduled for this month's Global Hawk Pacific, or GloPac, mission.
NASA and The Boeing Company have completed the first phase of flight tests on the subscale X-48B blended wing body aircraft at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.
Students at the West Boron Elementary School in the East Kern County town of Boron learned about career possibilities in technical and scientific fields.
NASA's Operation IceBridge mission, the largest airborne survey ever flown of Earth's polar ice, kicks off its second year of study when NASA's DC-8 airborne science laboratory arrives in Greenland March 22.
Elementary and middle school educators are invited to a solar system workshop March 27 at the AERO Institute in Palmdale.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center has awarded a firm fixed-price contract to Media Fusion, Inc., of Huntsville, Ala., for administrative and technical services at the center, effective March 1.
Elementary educators are invited to explore the science of clouds at a science workshop Feb. 17 at the AERO Institute in Palmdale.
In response to the disaster in Haiti on Jan. 12, NASA has added a series of science overflights of earthquake faults in Haiti and the Dominican Republic on the island of Hispaniola to a previously scheduled three-week airborne radar campaign to Central America.
NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden has appointed David D. McBride as director of NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.